Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst
Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and state Sen. Dan Patrick have advanced to a runoff for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary, extending an already bruising campaign for one of the state’s most powerful offices.
A surprising statement from one of Texas’ top leaders: President Obama should be impeached. This came from Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, who is running for re-election and appeared at a Tea Party candidates forum.
mmigration policy, something that Texas politicians have little control over, is shaping up as one of the major issues of the 2014 election cycle in Texas.
Lt. Gov David Dewhurst spoke to the media Saturday for the first time since his controversial phone call to the Allen Police Department a week ago.
Other Parts of The Paper: David Dewhurst-“After tracking the story all week, Brendan uncovers some audio of the lieutenant governor of Texas trying to get a family member out of jail.”
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst has been under fire for placing a call to police. An attorney for Dewhurt’s family member says the entire incident was a huge mistake.
It’s a call that gained more attention than Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst may have ever expected. After Allen police arrested his step-niece for shoplifting Dewhurst personally called the police department to help her.
Demanding to talk to the “most senior police officer you have,” Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst called the Allen Police Department earlier this month to try to spring a relative from jail for alleged shoplifting.
Politicians across the state are announcing their candidacies and hiring campaign workers, but the ongoing battle over redistricting could again delay the March primaries and make life difficult for incumbents.
This time when the Texas Senate takes up tough new abortion restrictions, the chamber’s top Republican is determined not to let anything — or anyone — derail a vote.
With the crowd in the Texas Senate gallery chanting at deafening levels, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst stood at the podium with his hands in his pockets as his fellow Republicans pleaded and shouted for order.
Texas Republicans have spent two years and at least $1 million fighting to restore voting maps drawn by the GOP-dominated Legislature that were declared illegal in court.