Bill White


Kinky’s Take On Election Night 2010

He’s been a musician, a writer, a businessman and famously ran for governor in 2006 with the campaign slogan “Why the Hell Not?” Politician Kinky Friedman spent his 2010 election night 2010 at the CBS11/TXA21 studios.


Rick Perry

Perry Beats White, Wins Third Straight Term

Republican Gov. Rick Perry has defeated Democrat Bill White to win a third four-year term as Texas governor.


Texas Governor Rick Perry comments during a campaign rally on February 7, 2010 in Cypress, Texas. (credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Governor’s Race Tops Texas Ballot

Rick Perry never has lost an election. Neither has Bill White. That distinction ends Tuesday for one of them.


Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to delegates at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference on April 9, 2010 in New Orleans. (credit: Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

Book By Rick Perry Focuses On States’ Rights

Texas’ governor has been caught off guard by excerpts released early from his new book that is highly critical of the federal government. Rick Perry says America has become the type of nation that the colonists fought against 200 years ago.


Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to delegates at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference on April 9, 2010 in New Orleans. (credit: Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

Perry Pleased With Polls Heading Into Weekend

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – A couple of last minute polls have put Governor Rick Perry in the driver’s seat for a big win next Tuesday.     The latest Public Policy Polling survey has Perry with […]


Bill White

Bill White Kicks Up Votes On Texas Colleges

Gubernatorial candidate Bill White has kicked off a campaign tour of Texas colleges in a honky-tonk near the University of North Texas campus with singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen on guitar and backup vocals.


Texas Governor Rick Perry addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White Claims Governor Appointees Help Politically Connected Firms

The latest fight in the Governor’s race deals with who is making investment decisions at the Teacher’s Retirement System.


No Sanctuary

The Governor puts ending sanctuary city policies as a top legislative priority.


Governor’s Lead Blossoms in New Rasmussen Poll

The latest Rasmussen Reports poll shows the Governor’s numbers climbing fast.


Perry Up in Another Poll

A new Texas Lyceum poll shows Governor Perry in the lead with Bill White staying close.  


Bill White

In Tight Governor’s Race, Every Decision Counts

With less than a month until Election Day, some polls show a tightening governor’s race. But among black voters, it’s not even close: A variety of polls show that Democratic candidate Bill White has a huge lead over Republican Governor Rick Perry. One describes the gap as four to one. However, a political decision White made has insulted some in the black community.


New Poll Gives Incumbent Lead

A new poll on the governor’s race is giving the nod to Rick Perry.