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Texas Senate’s Top Insurgent Becomes Its Chief

Former Tea Party and Texas Senate lion now Lt. Governor.

CBS 11–11/09/2014

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Governor-Elect Abbott Ready To Work

At a news conference on Wednesday, Greg Abbott ‎said that he’s done celebrating. “It is time to put the election behind us and to begin a process of going to work,” he said.

11/06/2014

TX Lt Gov Debate 2

Lt. Gov. Candidates Patrick, Van de Putte Go On Attack In Debate

The state senators vying to be Texas’ next lieutenant governor tore into one another during their only scheduled debate, clashing on immigration, education and tax policy while accusing each other of misrepresenting their legislative records.

09/29/2014

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Debate Preview: What Texas Lt. Gov. Candidates Must Do To Win

With a 10 to 12 point lead in the polls, analysts say the race to be the next Lieutenant Governor of Texas is Republican Dan Patrick’s to lose.

09/29/2014

Texas State Capitol

Lt. Governor Nominees Set To Debate

Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte, the state senators vying to be the next lieutenant governor of Texas, are squaring off in their only scheduled debate on Monday night.

09/29/2014

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Lt. Governor Hopefuls Give Dueling Speeches

The state senators vying to be the next Texas lieutenant governor are set to address the same audience.

08/07/2014

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Expert Says Border Plans Won’t Work

Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte have each offered plans to deal with problems along the Mexican border. But at least one immigration expert said that they will not work.

07/20/2014

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After Big Win In Runoff, Patrick Focuses On Democratic Opponent

With strong support from grassroots conservatives, State Senator Dan Patrick of Houston easily defeated incumbent David Dewhurst to become the Republican nominee for Lt. Governor.

CBS 11–05/28/2014

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In Patrick, Texas May Find Another Tea Party Star

Patrick’s victory Tuesday in the Republican primary for lieutenant governor over 11-year incumbent David Dewhurst has the potential to push a deeply red state even farther to the right at a time when tea party contenders are struggling elsewhere.

05/28/2014

Tea Party Groups Hold Rally At Texas State Capitol

Texas Tea Party Even Stronger After Runoffs

Losing ground elsewhere across the country, the tea party emerged from Tuesday’s Texas primary runoffs mightier than ever in the nation’s biggest conservative stronghold.

05/28/2014

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Dan Patrick Beats Texas Lt. Governor Dewhurst In Runoff

Dan Patrick saluted the Tea Party during his victory speech as he unseated longtime Republican incumbent Lt. Governor David Dewhurst.

05/27/2014

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Analysts: Personal Attacks Galvanized Dan Patrick Supporters

Some predict rain in Texas will help Dan Patrick in Tuesday’s elections.

05/27/2014

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