Dems Hope to Have Sleepers
in Play if Dreams Come True

Democrat Portrays Farm Chief
as Chicken Amid Debate Snub

Flores Pins OT Hopes on Late
Late Help from King Quartet

Senate Candidate Hopes Abbott
Procrastination Doesn't Kill Bid

Collier Uses Creative Translation
of Taxes as Patrick Debate Bait

State GOP Boss Pins Cash Pitch
on Shift in Congress Race Odds

Senate GOP Hopeful Gets Boost
with Glowing Pitch from Patrick

Establishment Powers May See
Donations as Patrick Redemption

Governor Hopes to Hold Dem
Surge at Bay with Lobby Help

House Dem Laps Chief Rival
in Special SD 19 Cash Chase

Patrick Rival Decries Spurning
as GOP Trio Has Cause to Duck

Dem Gives Six Months Notice
on 11th Hour Resignation Plans

Tea Party Senator Donor List
Has Names Tied to Joe Straus

Texas Dems Turn to New
Names in Suicide Aftermath

Patrick Donates in Only One
of Two Hottest Senate Races

GOP Statewides Raise Record
$52 Million with More in Bank

Democrats Crack Seven-Digits
Combined in DFW Senate Bouts

Texas Dem Duo Sizzling in Top
House Duels as Other D's Lag

Dems Raise Half-Million More
in Hottest Congress Fall Fights

Texas Dems Don't Let Underdog
Status Slow Congress Cash Dash

Austin Shooting Suspect Earned
Casanova Reputation at Capitol

Ted Cruz Mocks the Horror King
as Beto Raises La La Land Cash

Sunny Revenue Forecast Could
Go Dark with Trump Trade War

House Dem Beats Foe to Punch
with Mutual Donor Confession

Abbott Needs Four More Firsts
to Match Perry on CNBC Ranks

Powerhouse Lobby Firm Hires
Abbott Advisor for Austin Office

State Senate Contender Touts
Progressive Label Despite Shift

Cornyn Could Be on Thin Ice
with Republican Video Pitch

Ex-Lawmaker Scrambles to Stay
Close in Money Chase in SD 19

Cornyn SC Nod Could Send
Dominoes Tumbling in Texas

Cloud Special Election Victory
Could Have Blue Silver Lining

GOP Activist Defuses Democrat
Momentum Bid in Special Vote

Abbott Sees No Cause to Hurry
with Special House Vote Date

Trump Could Eye Texas Solons
for SC Pick for Different Reasons

Cruz Has Been at Top of Game
as Underdog in Past Campaigns

Uresti Family Name Gets Shot
at Absolution in Senate Battle

SC Deals Democrats Setback
with Possible Silver Linings

Democrats Envision State House
Split in Time for Remap in 2021

Democrats Pin Salvation Hopes
on Trump and Mess at Border

TMA Rallies Behind Democrat
in Fight with House Republican

Democrat Ticket Stars Play Nice
while Lighting Convention Up

State Dem Boss Says Trump
and Republicans Going to Hell

AT&T Teams Up with Cruz Foe
as Top Dem Confab Sponsors

Governor Gives Hurd Assist
with Special Election Timing

Valdez Hints of Secret Weapon
for State Convention Launch

GOP Plans to Mock Texas Dems
with Requiem for Rivals in FW

Abbott Gives Hurd Assist
with Special Election Timing

Dems Hopes Soar in Targeted
Races in Texas Swing Districts

Texas Dem Duo Blast Abbott
and Patrick on Border Policy

Democrats Could Turn Furor
to PR Gold with Rivals' Help

Bush Vows to Keep Family Mum
on Trump after Don Jr. Spurning

GOP May Be Doing Democrats
Favor with Alcohol Regs Plank

Texas Speaker Urges Trump
to Halt Family Separations

Democrats Hope Convention
is Valdez Breakthrough Stage

Platform Backs CPS Shutdown
Despite Border Furor Silence

Texas Freedom Caucus Gambles
with Speaker Contest Vote Vow

New Platform Reflects Tea Party
Domination at State Convention

Cruz Showers Trump with Love
to Cap Off Dramatic Turnabout

Dickey Wins State Chair Race
Despite Attacks on Character

Abbott Declines to Make Gun
Plan Pitch in Conclave Speech

Dan Patrick Fires Parting Salvo
at Joe Straus at SA Convention

Platform Takes Aim at Abbott
Gun Plan and Gender Identity

Retiring Lawmaker Dissing
Takes Discord to New Level

State GOP Convention Won't Be
Stop on #MeToo Movement Tour

Straus Ally Could Be Sleeper
Contender in Speaker's Race

Confab May Be Powder Keg
Amid Hard Right Control Play

Delegates May Take Shot in SA
at Straus Ally in Protest Motion

GOP Chair Race is Microcosm
of Texas House Leadership War

GOP Lawmaker Who Survived
Abbott Attack Takes Aim at HHS

House Dem Accuses Abbott
of Confederate Plaque Stall

PACs on Right Spend Most
in Losing Tag-Team Fight

State GOP Convention Stage
Set for Bad Blood High Drama

Abbott Attempts High-Wire Act
with Gun Safety Plan Gamble

House Takeover Hopes Crumble
as Conservatives Crushed in OT

National Dems Have Way in OT
as Lupe Valdez Makes History

Abortion, Vouchers and Video
Games in Santa Fe Aftermath

Abbott Vows in School Rampage
Wake Could Run into Roadblock

Patrick Conjures Firetrap Visions
with Post-Shooting Safety Tips

Speaker Team Slate Runs Table
in Open Fights with Foes on Right

White Recycles Harvey Hero Ad
for Limited Showing in Stretch

Democrats Post Lackluster Cash
Numbers that Governor Ignores

Patrick Accuses Straus of Hiding
Donations through PAC Strategy

Supreme Court Sports Bet Vote
Could Be Texas Turning Point

Greg Abbott Only Real Winner
in Governor Debate for Dems

Stickland Wonders If Reporter
May Have Been Feud Casualty

Speaker Team Slate Runs Table
in Open Fights with Foes on Right

AT&T Crisis with Cohen Could
Have Big Aftershocks in Texas

Abbott Special Election Gamble
May Ease Strain on Legislature

Abbott Special Election Gamble
May Ease Strain on Legislature

Hard Right Protests Governor
Call on Harvey Bond Election

New Trump Poll Has Potential
Bad News for Texas Democrats

Special HD 13 Election Showing
May Be Good Straus Team Sign

THSC Recalls Curious Support
for Establishment Republican

Harris Harvey Vote Push Puts
Governor in Historic Hot Spot

Wolfskill Decries Lobby Support
Despite Reliance on Single PAC

Beebe Opens Fire on OT Rival
Gun Rights Remarks at Forum

Abbott Sees No Reason to Rush
with Special State House Vote

Abbott CD 27 Fast Track Vote
Could Fuel SD 6 Election Heat

House Dem Seeks Voter Mercy
in Wake of Drunk Driving Arrest

The White Guy Named White
in Wrong Place at Wrong Time

Governor Appears Perplexed
by Lack of Run on FEMA Cash

Tea Party Lawmaker Sounds
Alarm on Dems in Local Fights

Congress Vacancy Vote Urgency
Belies Special Session Position

SC Verdict Could Keep GOP
in Power for Decade or More

House Democrat Plays Catch Up
Amid SD 6 Bid Cash Uncertainty

Cruz Still the Smart Bet Despite
Close Senate Race Poll Results

White Portrays Texas Governor
as Harvey Publicity Gold Digger

House Dem Touts Double-Digit
Lead in Bid for Favorite Label

State Chair Challenger Goes
Nuclear with SEC Case Revival

Democrat on Heels of Ted Cruz
as Poll Shows Thriller Potential

Texas Map Circus Returns to DC
as State Rolls the SCOTUS Dice

Pressler Personal Turmoil Could
Be Break for LGBT Rights Push

TCCRI Seeks to Boost Profile
with GOP Lawmaker at Wheel

GOP Lawmaker Portrays AG
Grant Funding Bid as Bogus

Pence Rallies Behind Pounds
in Bid to Come from Behind

West Texan Sparks Straus Team
Grumbles with Speaker Angling

Could Official Nominee Have
Better Odds with More Dems?

COPE Breaks Ranks with DCCC
in Two Hot Democratic Runoffs

Lobbyists Coming and Going
at Austin Shop with New Name

Dem Votes Would Have to Soar
to Record Levels for Blue Wave

Ciro's Daughter and Councilman
Pop Up in Buzz on Senate Race

Black Lawmakers Rally Behind
Cole in OT Fight with Hispanic

Diverse House Democrat Group
Missing from Valdez Backer List

Diverse House Democrat Group
Missing from Valdez Backer List

Leman Lands Key Supporters
in Counties GOP Rival Carried

Judge Sets Stage for Epic Booze
Battle with TABC Up for Sunset

Conservative Who Led Pack
Lands Ex-Foes Support for OT

MQS Depicts TRO Denial as Win
as Attack Ad Dispute Intensifies

Abbott GOP Target Sets Hearing
in House with Payback Potential

Dems Would Take Texas House
Back with Penn Vote Replication

Pro-Incumbent Vote Could
Be Trump Outsider Rebuke

GOP Caucus Chief Launches
Bid for Texas House Speaker

GOP Establishment Rises
to Texas House Challenge

Straus Set to Take OT Plunge
as One of Top Team Priorities

Uresti Falls Victim to Name
as Dukes Coaster Ride Ends

Abbott Wager Backfires as Hard
Right House Stampede Fizzles

Bush and Miller Win Big as Estes
Falls and AG's Spouse Prevails

Open House Race Outlook
for Primary and Dollar Count

Craddick and Bush Cash Flows
Similar Despite Level of Threats

 

Texas Dem Convention:
Blue Wave Visions Amid
Trump Salvation Hopes

Texas GOP Convention:
Tea Party Conservatives
Seize Control in SA

 

Crystal Ball Sees Potential Sweep for Speaker Team
in GOP Runoff Election

Establishment may be poised to run table in House overtime fights that could be close.

Texas Secretary of State
Runoff Election Returns

 

GOP Speaker Team Slate Widens Fundraising Lead
in Final Week of Runoffs

Establishment five round up almost four times more in the stretch before Tuesday runoff vote in open House races.

 

Texas Political Consultants Scorecard for the Primary Election Season in 2018
GOP team with establishment stable solidifies premier shop status as veteran strategists claim individual honors.

 

Davis Prevails in Duel with GOP
Governor as the Primary MVP

Straus ally records double-digit win in retail campaign clinic.
GOP Senator Derails Tag Team Game Plan in OT Hopes Killing
West Texan puts Panhandle Republican brand on display.
#MeToo Crusade Fuels House Challenger in Feud Proxy Bid
Democrat rides new women voter wave to surprise payback victory.
GOP Challenger Posts 40 Point Blowout in Senate Run to Right
Shocking box score product of cash, home base and Patrick.
Strange Employs Local Race Strategy to Open Contest Win
School trustee beat tea party foe despite late start and dollar gap.

 

Bill Hailey: Superstar Dad
Was Epitome of Greatest
Generation in America

Editor's father won SWC crown, fought in war and lived life by Golden Rule before bowing out at age 95.

 

Warring GOP Factions Could Break Even in State House Primary Fights in 2018
Hottest statewide races may be on runoff tracks as hard right closes in on Senate seat and hopes for more.

 

Texas Statewide Money
for 2018 Primary Election

Texas House Fundraising for Incumbents in Primary

Texas Senate Fundraising for 2018 Primary Election

 

Texas House Fundraising
for Democratic Primary

Senator Fails to Show Momentum in Cash Chase

House Cash Leaders
Senate Cash Leaders

Texas House Fundraising
Texas Senate Fundraising
Texas Statewide Money
Texas Congress Cash

 

Hottest Open House Races
Have Outcomes in Doubt

House Trio on the Ropes
Amid New Abbott Attack

Texs Senate Primary
Races to Watch

Primary Races to Watch
in Open House Contests

Primary Races to Watch
with House Incumbents

Texas House Speaker
Team Priority Rankings

 

Best of Texas Special Session: Summer Stars Few and Far Between
Top 10 comes up short in summer meeting at Capitol where bar for success was lowest in memory.

 

Chamber Chiefs Lead
All-Star Team as Regular Session MVPs in 2017

Senate Boss Wrote Script as Control Freak Auteur

Speaker Let House Work
Will with Cover Strategy

Four Price Helen Giddings
Joan Huffman Dan Flynn

 

Sabrina Brown Jesse Ancira
Billy Phenix Jessica Oney

Women Rising Amid
Newcomer Flood and
Perry Value Visions

Return from dead as Trump cabinet pick is sidebar to tale of competition explosion.

Hired Gun Lobbyists
Rising Star Lobbyists
Lobby Hall of Fame

 

Super Majority Class
Clout in Straus House

Texas Senate Patrick
Partisan Power Club

Top Texas House Floor Fighters in 2017 Session

 

 

Davis Goes on Counter Attack
with Harsh Governor Critique

Trump Can Expect Zero Effect
at Capitol with Gun Control Call

Huffines Destroys Money Marks
as Challengers Raise Big Sums

GOP Challenger Leaves Money
Records Crushed in His Wake

Brother Could Be Incidental
Damage at Dem Ballot Box

Ace Ventura Doc Could Be
Warning for the Texas GOP

Uresti's Brother, Ex-Lawmaker
and Former GOP Sheriff in Pool

Senate Dems Call for Early
Exit for Convicted Colleague

Patrick Ally May Have Taken
Sting Out of Anti-Davis Push

SA House Dem Has Head Start
in Convicted Senator Seat Bid

French Fracas Latest Texas
Polling Site Temper Blowup

West Texan Could Give House
Speaker Contest Rural Flavor

Farm Boss and Several Straus
Allies Missing from TLR Pitch

Geren Foes Decry Legal Moves
Amid Impersonation Conjecture

Special House Election Could
Prompt Strategy Alterations

Senate Fight Fuels House Split
as Bush Touts Trump Jr. Salute

Texas GOP Issues First Major
Blue Wave Warning with Pitch

Tea Party Lawmaker Free
to Go on Tear Across Texas

Paxton Slams GOP Primary Foe
on Dem Cash as Feud Escalates

White Sets Sail on Airways
with Harvey Hero Portrayal

Parent PAC Could Make Biggest
Mark in GOP Open House Fights

Patrick Foresees Major Rainy
Day Fund Trip for Harvey Needs

Patrick Foots Bill for Challenger
Poll while Endorsing GOP Trio

Challenger Pair Report Hauls
that Top Quarter-Million Mark

Amazing Life Stories May Fall
Short in Political Dream Chase

Abbott Escalates Personal
Feud with Challenger Pitch

Open Race Hopefuls with Abbott
Nods Don't Fit Standard Labels

LGBT Group Snub Could Derail
Ex-Sheriff's Governor Campaign

TEXPAC Gives Collective Cold
Shoulder to Freedom Caucus

Labor Group Holds Firm on Beto
while Giving TMF Cold Shoulder

Anti-Abortion Group Scorecard
is Texas Freedom Caucus Snub

Perry House Fight Cameo May
Be Product of Ethics Proposal

Lawmaker in Apology Video
Not Alone in Shift from Right

Abbott Report Could Be National
Springboard and Dem Weapon

GOP Strategist Rips Ex-Client
in Social Media Mea Culpa

Abbott Report Could Be National
Springboard and Dem Weapon

Straus Rebuke Could Add Fuel
to Centrist 2018 Turnout Surge

Power Establishment PACs
Picks Give Deeper Glimpse

TAB Backs Primary Slate
with Establishment Flavor

State Lawmaker Lobby Backers
May Run Abbott Revenge Risk

Federal Agency Details Record
Toll in New Analysis on Harvey

George P. Gets TPPF Boost
Without Formal Endorsement

Reagan Emulation Vows Not
Perfect Test of Conservative

Artsy Alamo Plans Critique
May Be Welcome Diversion

Establishment and Tea Party
Battle Lines in Open Contests

Land Boss Reverses Course
on Pitch for Special Session

Senate Bout Features Squabble
on GOP RINOs Versus Elephants

Targeted Dems Get Wake Up
Call with Foes Cash Count

Democrat and His Law Firm
Colleagues Bankroll AG Bid

Abbott Envisions Blue Meccas
as Texas Tax Reform Models

State Senate Cash Size Up
Like Apples and Oranges

Challenger Has Monster War
Chest in House Dollar Tally

Political Opposites Share Midas
Touch Despite Clear Paths

Cash Count Gives Farm Boss
Primary Horse Race Potential

Patrick Portrays Fundraising
Stats as Conservative Mandate

Abbott Property Tax Plan
May Have Poison Pills

Longshot Challenger Gets Plug
from Ex-Texas Senate Leader

Abbott May Have Eye on 2020
with Local Tax Reform Revival

Supreme Court Intervenes
in State Redistricting Battle

Abbott Arsenal Could Boost
Blue Wave Defense and Future

MLK Parade Blockade Could
Spur Conjecture on Sabotage

Governor Turns Against House
Republican in Favor of Donor

GOP Challenger Says Cash Haul
Shows that She's Playing to Win

Valdez Kicks Off Bid with Old
Ann Richards Talking Points

Twitter Fracas Deals Temporary
Blow to Caucus Solidarity Push

House Dem Cited for Gluttony
in Deadly Sins Opening Shot

Senate Candidate Seeks to Slay
Goliath Foes with Outsider Pitch

Trump Could Be Primary Topic
to Avoid in Bannon Claims Wake

2018 Texas Election Forecast
Features Contrasting Scenarios

Republican Hopes Perry Pitch
Worth More as Cabinet Official

Twitter Fracas Deals Temporary
Blow to Caucus Solidarity Push

House Dem Cited for Gluttony
in Deadly Sins Opening Shot

Senate Candidate Seeks to Slay
Goliath Foes with Outsider Pitch

Trump Could Be Primary Topic
to Avoid in Bannon Claims Wake

2018 Texas Election Forecast
Features Contrasting Scenarios

Republican Hopes Perry Pitch
Worth More as Cabinet Official

New SC Judge Latest in Trend
that Controversial USAG Began

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