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David Dewhurst

Dewhurst Talks Teacher Pay In GOP Debate

As a judge begins considering whether Texas is adequately funding public schools, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that the state’s teachers are bringing home a decent paycheck.

01/21/2014

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Another Debate In GOP Lt. Governor’s Race

An influential Houston tea party group is a hosting a debate between four Republican lieutenant governor candidates locked in the state’s most competitive primary.

01/20/2014

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

Dewhurst Planning Only 1 More Term

After 11 years on the job, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that he plans to serve only one more term if re-elected to office in November. He plans to return to business full time.

01/16/2014

File photo of a Texas GOP member. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Abbott & Davis Report Campaign Contributions

State Sen. Wendy Davis and State Attorney General Greg Abbott, the leading candidates for Texas Governor, have revealed how much money their campaigns have raised.

01/15/2014

A doctor holds a patients hand. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

White House, Texas Dems Tout Health Care Overhaul

The White House and Texas Democrats are touting the health care overhaul and calling on Republican leaders to expand coverage for the poor.

01/06/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

Students read books in an elementary school. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Education Emerges In Governor’s Race

Public education is emerging as a central issue in the Texas governor’s race between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis.

12/11/2013

File photo of a Texas GOP member. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Texas 2014 Candidate Filing Deadline Nears

The close of business Monday is the filing deadline for necessary paperwork to compete in Texas primaries on March 4, with winners advancing to November’s general election.

12/09/2013

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Abbott Shifts Gubernatorial Run To Education

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is putting new emphasis on education in his campaign to replace Gov. Rick Perry.

12/03/2013

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

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Perry To Speak At Virginia GOP Retreat

Gov. Rick Perry will be a featured speaker at an annual three-day gathering of Republican officials in Virginia. Perry is scheduled to speak on Saturday, December 7.

11/26/2013

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

Cornyn Says GOP Needs To “Actually Govern”

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is calling for big-tent inclusiveness among Republicans, and suggesting that his party needs to be the “responsible adults in the room and actually govern.”

11/15/2013

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