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GOP’s Abbott, Democrats’ Davis Face Off In Debate

For the first time since 1998, the Republican and Democratic nominees for Texas governor will debate their positions in a South Texas setting.

09/19/2014

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Abbott Backs Out Of Televised Debate With Davis

Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor’s race with Democrat Wendy Davis.

08/29/2014

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Texas Lieutenant Governor Candidates To Debate Sept. 27

Republican state Sen. Dan Patrick has agreed to participate in a September debate with his Democratic opponent for lieutenant governor, Leticia Van de Putte.

08/13/2014

LEFT: Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images) | RIGHT: Dan Patrick (Photo: CBSDFW.com)

Dewhurst, Patrick Squaring Off In Televised Debate

A much-anticipated debate is pitting Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst against the fellow Republican now favored to unseat him, Dan Patrick.

05/02/2014

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Texas Gov. Perry Challenges New York Gov. Cuomo To Debate

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is challenging his New York counterpart, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to a debate over economic policy as he ventures onto Cuomo’s turf.

04/22/2014

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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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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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Lt. Gov. Dewhurst, 3 Hopefuls Set To Debate In Austin

David Dewhurst and three fellow Republicans vying to replace him as lieutenant governor are squaring off in another debate in Austin.

10/11/2013

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4 GOP Hopefuls Square Off In Texas Lt. Gov Debate

Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and tea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston are all challenging Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election.

10/01/2013

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Texas House Vote Nears On Abortion Restrictions

All day, pro-life and pro-choice lawmakers debated House Bill 2. It calls for abortion providers to meet additional requirements and it would ban abortions after 20 weeks.

07/09/2013

A woman takes a photo of the Texas Senate chamber during the 82nd Legislative session. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Approves Abortion Restrictions

The Republican-led Texas Senate has voted to place new restrictions on abortion, but abandoned an effort to ban the procedure after 20 weeks into pregnancy.

06/18/2013

File photo of a person holding a handgun. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Gunning For Change

From our sports to our schools, guns are controlling America in a very flawed, fatal direction.

12/18/2012

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