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Abbott, Valdez Debate and Other News for September 28

The lone scheduled debate between Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and former Dallas Co. Sheriff Lupe Valdez (D) was held Friday evening in an empty hall at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin. Guests of the campaign watched in an auditorium several floors below the candidates...

Three Senate Debates and Other News for September 14

SEN: The campaigns of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso) have agreed to three debates: September 21 in Dallas September 30 in Houston; and October 16 in San Antonio. The candidates will stand behind podiums for the Dallas and San Antonio...

One Debate On, Another Off and Other News for August 27

GOV: The Lupe Valdez (D) campaign has accepted an invitation to debate Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on September 28 in Austin hosted by Nexstar Media Group. Abbott accepted the invitation seven weeks ago, but Valdez objected to its being on a Friday night and insisted on some...

GOP Unites Around Flores as Early Voting Ends

SD19 special: Sensing opportunity in a low-turnout election, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) and U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R) and Ted Cruz (R) endorsed Pete Flores. The Patrick campaign said it is running digital ads to get out the vote for Flores. The National Rifle Assoc....