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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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Lt. Gov David Dewhurst Discusses Controversial Phone Call

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.

08/24/2013

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

Other Parts of the Paper: David Dewhurst

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.”

105.3 The Fan–08/23/2013

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Lawyer Defends Dewhurst Family Member In Theft Case

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.

KRLD–08/23/2013

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

Criticism, Support For Dewhurst After Police Call To Help Relative

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.

CBS 11–08/22/2013

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David Dewhurst Calls Police To Try & Free Relative

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.

CBS 11–08/21/2013

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Redistricting Case Could Delay Texas Primaries

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.

08/11/2013

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Texas Senate On Track To Pass Tough Abortion Rules

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.

07/12/2013

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