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TX Lt Gov Debate 2

Lt. Gov. Candidates Patrick, Van de Putte Go On Attack In Debate

The state senators vying to be Texas’ next lieutenant governor tore into one another during their only scheduled debate, clashing on immigration, education and tax policy while accusing each other of misrepresenting their legislative records.

09/29/2014

Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

After Big Win In Runoff, Patrick Focuses On Democratic Opponent

With strong support from grassroots conservatives, State Senator Dan Patrick of Houston easily defeated incumbent David Dewhurst to become the Republican nominee for Lt. Governor.

CBS 11–05/28/2014

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Analysts: Personal Attacks Galvanized Dan Patrick Supporters

Some predict rain in Texas will help Dan Patrick in Tuesday’s elections.

05/27/2014

UNITED STATES - AUGUST 27:  Leticia Van de Putte, a Democratic senator from Texas, speaks during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008. The DNC ends on Aug. 28.  (Photo by Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Democrats Nominate Van de Putte For Lt. Governor

Texas Democrats have nominated state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte for lieutenant governor, sending the San Antonio pharmacist into the November general election to try to win back a seat held by Republicans since 1999.

03/04/2014

Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte accepting  the Matt Garcia Public Service Award by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. (credit: Texas State Senate website)

Van De Putte Announces Run For Texas Lt. Governor

It’s the first time in Texas history that two women will lead a major party’s ticket for the state’s top offices.

11/26/2013

DPS Planning for Another Big Budget Cut

There’s a pledge that budget cuts won’t compromise public safety. 

08/18/2010