Bonnen Hires Could Be Signs
of New Alliance with Governor
Incoming speaker taps lobbyist who's advised Abbott campaign for staff that has Massingill as first chief.
Election Night Verdicts Stand
in Four Closest House Races
Losing candidates weigh potential recounts after completed vote tally fails to change outcomes.
Patrick Endorses Harmony Pitch
Despite Rocky Relations of Past
Honeymoon under way as Senate boss and new House counterpart vow to work as partners.
Bonnen Creates Search Panel
with Equal Number of Democrats
Parliamentarian hunt and ex-enemy enlistment sets bipartisan tone for tentative speaker race victor.
Bonnen Survived Last-Minute
GOP Rivals Roadblock Push
Hail Mary falls short when House Dems spurn attempt to block path to victory in speaker's race.
Texas Dem Prevails in Tactical
Move in Congressional Recount
Challenger makes headway in bid to overturn Hurd win as Democrats try to run up score in overtime.
Next Speaker Has Old Foes Singing Praise in Win Wake
Blue wave set stage for super majority pledge quest with bipartisan mandate as olive branch.
Bonnen Bipartisan Win Makes
GOP Caucus Vote Insigificant
Initial base is launching pad with 73 Republicans and 31 Dems in bid that relied on perfect timing.
Bonnen Claims Tentative Win
in Texas House Speaker Fight
GOP lawmaker appears to close deal as Republican competition and Democrats fold in unison.
Four Price Speaker Shift
Leaves Two Horse Race
Bonnen bounces back from blue wave losses with pitch from colleague that signals Straus team unraveling.