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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)

Texas U.S. Senate Candidates Debate

While candidates from the same party agreed on most things, the differences between the Republicans and the Democrats could not be starker.

05/04/2012

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

How Conservative Is Enough For Texas?

With nearly 50 percent of Texas voters calling themselves “very conservative” in a recent poll, the competition in the GOP is now all about who’s the purest.

05/03/2012

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)

Top Texas GOP Senate Candidates Set To Debate

The Friday night debate will be the first time that the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate have had a chance to address a statewide audience.

04/13/2012

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

At Forum, Republicans Throw Political Punches At U.S. Senate Frontrunner

The Republicans vying to succeed U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison focused much of their time Monday on federal spending and the need to make deep cuts.

03/19/2012

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

Dewhurst’s Campaign Strategy: Keeping A Low Profile

It’s a question more are asking in the Republican primary for Texas’ U.S. Senate seat – Where is Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst — and why isn’t he showing up at candidate forums and debates?

03/19/2012

Dallas mayor Tom Leppert speaks at a press conference. (credit: Kerre Randel/Getty Images)

Republicans Vying For Hutchison Vacated Senate Seat Square Off

Republicans vying to for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison squared off in Dallas Wednesday. But the frontrunner, David Dewhurst, chose not to attend.

02/22/2012

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Texas Senate Republican Primary: Establishment Vs. Tea Party

A new poll shows Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz as frontrunners for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison.

02/21/2012

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 Debate In Austin

The top candidates for the Republican nomination to replace outgoing U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison will debate in Austin on Wednesday.

02/01/2012

Craig James.  (Photo credit Texans For A Better America)

Senate Hopeful Craig James To Release Tax Returns

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Craig James says he will release his income tax returns and has called on his opponents to do the same.

01/26/2012

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

Analysis: TX Senate Candidates Race To The Right

The Republican candidates battling to replace retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison appear to be on a race to see who can strike the right conservative tone: not too moderate, not too Libertarian, but someplace uniquely Texan between the two.

01/15/2012

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Texas Republican Senate Candidates Hold 1st Debate

The top candidates in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate are holding their first formal debate.

01/12/2012

The City of Dallas seal on displays outside a wall at Dallas City Hall. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Some Dallas Council Members Remain Upset With City’s Attendance Policy

The simple task of taking detailed attendance records during public meetings continues to stir controversy among members of the Dallas City Council more than two years after the measure was enacted.

12/20/2011

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