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Patrick Asks Texans To Protect Marriage

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick urged a gathering of religious conservatives to become an army of supporters to help him oppose abortion, protect marriage and defend the Constitution.

02/25/2015

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Patrick Says ‘Open Carry’ Not Top Priority

After pledging in his campaign to fight for open carry of handguns in Texas, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick now said that it is not a State Senate priority and he does not have the votes to pass it.

01/27/2015

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New Lt. Gov. Patrick Promises More Conservative Texas

Tea party favorite Dan Patrick has been sworn in as Texas’ new lieutenant governor and will oversee the powerful state Senate.

01/20/2015

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Abbott Sworn In As New Texas Governor

After spending 14 years as the governor, Rick Perry watched as his successor is sworn into the office on Tuesday.

01/20/2015

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Final Preps Underway For Inauguration In Austin

For the first time in 14 years, Texas will swear in a new Governor.

CBS 11–01/19/2015

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Patrick To Detail State Legislative Priorities

Incoming Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is set to detail promises of tax cuts and other priorities for the legislative session during a media address scheduled for next week in Austin.

01/08/2015

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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

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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

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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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