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Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) looks over the Senate rules trying to figure how to end the Democrats' attempt to defeat the anti-abortion bill SB5 by a filibuster on the last day of the legislative special session June 25, 2013 in Austin. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Ex-Dewhurst Aide Sentence For Stealing Campaign Funds

An ex-top adviser to former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for stealing $2.5-plus million in campaign funds from the then-powerful Republican.

02/27/2015

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Former Dewhurst Aide Pleads Guilty To Stealing Campaign Funds

A former top adviser to Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing $1.8 million in campaign funds from the powerful Republican.

10/21/2014

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Dan Patrick Beats Texas Lt. Governor Dewhurst In Runoff

Dan Patrick saluted the Tea Party during his victory speech as he unseated longtime Republican incumbent Lt. Governor David Dewhurst.

05/27/2014

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Dewhurst “Cautiously Optimistic” About Runoff Election

A CBS 11 News crew is following the David Dewhurst campaign. The current Lieutenant Governor will be watching the runoff election results from Houston. Earlier Tuesday Dewhurst told CBS 11 the he is cautiously optimistic.

CBSDFW.COM–05/27/2014

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Incumbent Dewhurst Claims He’s Closing Gap In Runoff For Lt. Governor

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst has one week left to convince voters to keep him on the job another four years. Dewhurst is in a run-off with State Senator Dan Patrick of Houston — who beat him 41-percent to 28-percent in March.

CBS 11–05/20/2014

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Lt. Gov. Hopeful Patrick Raises $4M Since February

State Sen. Dan Patrick has reported raising more than $4 million in just a couple of months as he tries unseating Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in next week’s GOP primary runoff.

05/19/2014

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

A math teacher uses a white board to explain a sum to students. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Senators Vying For Higher Posts Spar In Hearing

A Senate panel’s discussion about how best to overhaul the curriculum and testing procedures for high schools felt like a political debate.

04/14/2014

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Perry Backs Storage Site For Texas Nuclear Waste

Gov. Rick Perry has asked lawmakers to explore establishing a location in Texas to store the state’s high-level radioactive waste.

04/03/2014

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Dewhurst, Patrick Enter Lieutenant Governor Runoff

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.

03/04/2014

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

Lt. Gov. Dewhurst Says President Obama Should Be Impeached

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.

10/15/2013

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Immigration A Big Issue In 2014 Elections

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.

10/14/2013

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