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Paxton Wins GOP Runoff For Texas Attorney General

Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch. Paxton is now the favorite to replace Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor.

05/27/2014

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Christian, Sitton To Railroad Commission Runoff

Oil and gas technology executive Ryan Sitton and former state Rep. Wayne Christian are headed to a GOP runoff for an open seat on the Texas Railroad Commission.

03/04/2014

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Bush Wins Texas GOP Land Commissioner Nomination

Yet another Bush is rising among the ranks in Texas politics.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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Republican North Texas Congressional Race Gaining National Attention

Republican Congressman Pete Sessions of Dallas is in a primary fight with local Tea Party leader Katrina Pierson that’s made national headlines.

CBS 11–02/28/2014

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Republican Abbott Reports Raising $3.1M In January

Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he raised more than $3.1 million last month in his run for Texas governor.

CBS 11–02/03/2014

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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

Republican Candidates Campaign At Iowa State Fair

Perry: Abbott Won’t Challenge Me In 2014 Primary

Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that Attorney General Greg Abbott has agreed not to challenge him in the 2014 Republican primary if Perry chooses to seek re-election.

01/30/2013

The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Republican Senate Candidates Locked In Tough Primary Battle

Many races are on the ballot, but the race with the biggest political stakes is the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat.

05/22/2012

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Candidates Reach Deadline For May 29 Primary

Political candidates are filing their last minute paperwork to take part in the May 29 primary.

03/09/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney holds a campaign rally in Jacksonville, Florida, on January 30, 2012. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

The Florida Primary & Who Can Lead The Pack

CBS 11 Political Reporter Jack Fink looks at the final push for votes in the Florida primary, more political endorsements and who is really leading the GOP pack.

01/30/2012

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Tentative Deal Reached On Texas Primary Date

After a day of intense but informal negotiations, the Texas Republican and Democratic parties have reached a tentative deal that would move the state’s primary elections from March 6 to April 3.

12/16/2011