Tea party favorite Ted Cruz will be sworn in Thursday as the first Hispanic to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate.
Gov. Rick Perry is to speak at a North Texas tea party event Monday, trying to shore up that base as he mulls another run for governor and possibly a second presidential run.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is scheduled to discuss higher education in Fort Worth and how the state's universities may be affected in the 2013 legislative session.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst will give a North Texas business group a preview of what he sees as the compelling issues to be faced by the session of the Texas Legislature convening in January.
George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, could be throwing his hat into the political arena.
Both candidates had a busy Sunday campaigning and making public appearances at area events.
Close state Senate race between Wendy Davis and Mark Shelton could help define the next Legislative session.
The two candidates vying for Texas' open U.S. Senate seat are trading repeated and increasingly heated barbs during their first debate.
Governor Rick Perry says he was misdiagnosed with the condition during the campaign.