Texas Gov. Rick Perry will visit the home turf of a potential presidential rival to headline a fundraiser that’s part of a strong push by Kentucky Republicans to flip control of the state House in their favor in 2014.
Classrooms in Texas are dramatically changing in 2014. So might education politics in the governor’s race. Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis continued trading barbs over public schools, despite neither yet unveiling an education platform.
Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis made headlines last week when she described herself as pro-life. In her first one-on-one interview with CBS 11 since she announced she’s running for Governor, Davis explained the apparent contradiction.
Greg Abbott told a crowd at North Dallas restaurant he will continue to fight against Obamacare as Governor of Texas, just as he has as state Attorney General.
Texas state archivists now have readied the suit and shirt worn by Texas Gov. John Connally from the day JFK was shot as the centerpiece of an exhibit to mark next month’s 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination.
Conservative commentator Lisa Fritsch says she is seeking the Republican nomination for Texas governor. Fritsch made the announcement in Austin on Tuesday.
As gubernatorial candidates ‘saddle up’, the campaign themes in the Texas governor’s race are beginning to emerge.
Democrat Wendy Davis promised a more populist and bipartisan state government in Texas as she declared her long-anticipated candidacy for governor Thursday, but she didn’t mention abortion rights, the subject that brought her to national attention.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is facing heat for his about face on joining the U.S. Justice Department’s lawsuit to block the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways.
Stand with Wendy? Sure. But running with Wendy Davis in 2014 is less enticing for big-name Texas Democrats. Davis will launch her campaign for Texas governor next week riding a wave of national celebrity and fundraising power.
During her marathon filibuster, Democratic Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth took on Republicans to block new abortion restrictions. Now, sources tell the AP, she’ll fight Republicans again — to become Texas’ next Governor.
For Republicans eager to lead Texas after Governor Rick Perry finally steps aside in 2014, there’s one easy way to describe their campaign blunders so far: Oops.