Embattled Dallas DA Watkins draws 2014 Republican challenger.
Early voting in person begins Monday for the May 11 elections. Citizens have until May 7 to vote early.
One state bill under consideration seeks to impose a two-term limit.
Gov. Rick Perry is delivering the keynote address at an annual policy orientation organized by a leading state conservative think tank.
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.