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|Trump's rally for Cruz is the latest example of an ex-political foe seeking to make peace, with an acknowledgment that going against him wasn't worth it
On Monday night in Houston, Donald Trump will dunk on Ted Cruz one last time.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 5:54 AM
|Opinion: The real lesson of Beto O'Rourke's run
The most frequently contemplated question in Texas politics this campaign season is whether Democratic US Rep. Robert "Beto" O'Rourke can defeat Republican US Sen. Rafael "Ted" Cruz.
POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 6:38 PM
|O'Rourke borrows Trump's attack line against 'Lying Ted' Cruz in Texas Senate debate
Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke aggressively cast Republican Sen. Ted Cruz as "all talk and no action" during the second -- and potentially final -- debate of the Texas Senate race Tuesday night.
POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 1:51 PM
|Ted Cruz is asked if he lost his dignity
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is asked during a debate with Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) if he lost his dignity by supporting President Donald Trump after Trump insulted Cruz and his family during the 2016 election.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 1:47 AM
|Beto O'Rourke touts support from 'lifelong Republican' mom, but records show she has also backed Democrats
On the campaign trail, Rep. Beto O'Rourke has cast his mother, Melissa O'Rourke, as a lifelong Republican. The Texas Democrat's comments serve a purpose: his Republican mother is the exact sort of voter he'll need to win over in order to defeat GOP Sen. Ted Cruz in the red state and become the first Democrat to win a Senate seat there for the first time since 1988.
POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2018 11:02 PM
|Candidates spar over race and corruption during debate for Florida governor
Hours after a new CNN poll found him trailing by double digits in their race to become the next governor of Florida, Republican Ron DeSantis lept out of the gates to attack Democrat Andrew Gillum in his opening remarks at their first debate.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 5:35 AM
|DeSantis addresses 'monkey' comment
During a CNN debate between Florida's gubernatorial candidates, Mayor Andrew Gillum (D-FL) compares Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) to President Donald Trump, claiming DeSantis neglects "all sense of reason and facts" when it comes to crime in the state of Florida.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 1:12 AM
|Dems lead in Florida with two weeks to go
As the final two weeks of campaigning begin, Democrats hold an edge in both the gubernatorial and Senate contests in the key state of Florida, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum holds a wide 12-point edge over his Republican opponent Rep. Ron DeSantis in the race for governor, while the Senate contest is a closer matchup with incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson at 50% to Republican Gov. Rick Scott's 45%.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 2:18 AM
|US general shot in Afghanistan attack
US Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley, who oversees the NATO military advisory mission in southern Afghanistan, was wounded in the Thursday insider attack that took place in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 9:49 PM
|Saudi official: Khashoggi's death was a mistake
An increasingly vocal chorus of international voices is questioning the Saudi version of events that led to the death of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi in his country's consulate in Istanbul almost three weeks ago.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 8:57 AM