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Dewhurst & Patrick Making Joint Appearance

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and his Republican runoff rival, state Sen. Dan Patrick, are making a joint appearance to address the Republican Women of Kerr County on Friday.

03/21/2014

John Carona shaking hands after Texas primary election. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Texas Tea Party Flexes Political Muscle In State Primary

Analysts say despite persistent attacks against it, the Tea Party here in Texas flexed its political muscle in the state primary Tuesday.

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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) waits for an elevator off the Senate floor at the US Capitol, on December 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Senate worked through the night debating President Obama's Circuit Court nominations. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Election Leaves Tea Party Influence Unsettled

The first primary in what the GOP hopes is a triumphant year showed that the tea party wield considerable influence in one of the nation’s most conservative states.

03/05/2014

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Texans Cast Their Votes In Primary Elections

Texas voters are set to decide who will face off in some high-profile races come November. Tuesday is Primary Day across the state.

03/04/2014

File photo of a Texas GOP member. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Surprises Likely In Texas Primary Races

A member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.

03/04/2014

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Dewhurst Under Attack In Lt. Governor’s Race

After 11 years in one of the most powerful offices in Texas, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst faces the election of his career as he runs against three Republican challengers.

03/04/2014

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Preview Of Hotly Contested Republican Primary For Texas Lt. Governor

It’s one of the most heated races in Texas: The Republican primary for Lt. Governor.

02/28/2014

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) answers questions during a press conference regarding the omnibus spending bill on Capitol Hill December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Cornyn said he would vote against the bill in its current form. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

State Candidates Meet Texas Veterans

Several candidates for Texas statewide offices, as well as Gov. Rick Perry, are set to speak and meet with veterans of foreign wars at their winter meeting in Austin on Friday.

01/31/2014

Marlise Munoz (credit: CBS 11 News)

GOP Leaders: Court Erred In Brain-Dead Pregnancy

Four big-name Republicans running for lieutenant governor said Monday night that a Texas judge erred when he ordered a brain-dead, pregnant woman off life support and vowed if elected to tighten similar state laws.

01/27/2014

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GOP Lt. Governor Candidates To Hold Debate

The four GOP candidates vying to be Texas lieutenant governor — a post considered to be the most powerful in the state — are getting their first televised chance to win voters.

01/27/2014

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Dewhurst Talks Teacher Pay In GOP Debate

As a judge begins considering whether Texas is adequately funding public schools, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that the state’s teachers are bringing home a decent paycheck.

01/21/2014

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Another Debate In GOP Lt. Governor’s Race

An influential Houston tea party group is a hosting a debate between four Republican lieutenant governor candidates locked in the state’s most competitive primary.

01/20/2014

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