There are more than one-point-one million people in Texas without legal status. Demographers estimate 400-thousand of them live in the North Texas area.
Campaign 2012 is over, but the lessons learned in this election will play a role for years to come.
State Rep. Marc Veasey has defeated Dallas activist Domingo Garcia for the Democratic nomination for the 33rd Congressional District.
The two Democrats running for a new U.S. House seat in North Texas are split on a fighter plane program criticized by some as wasteful, but lauded by others for creating thousands of jobs.