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David Dewhurst. (Credit: Getty Images)

Dewhurst, Cruz Continue Campaigning Ahead Of Runoff

It’s been less than a day since former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz forced a runoff against Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst for the vacant U.S. Senate seat. But that doesn’t mean the campaigning has taken a break.

05/30/2012

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

GOP, Democratic Senate Hopefuls Head To Runoff

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst did not win enough votes Tuesday to secure the GOP nomination for the vacant U.S. Senate seat without a runoff. Nor did Democratic leader Paul Sadler, who will face Grady Yarbrough, a San Antonio challenger who doesn’t have a campaign website.

05/29/2012

Ted Cruz (credit: Ted Cruz Campaign)

As Clock Winds Down, Senate Race Heating Up

The final hours before the Republican primary has establishment conservative Lt. Governor David Dewhurst battling it out against Tea Party conservative and former State Solicitor General Ted Cruz for the right to run on the GOP’s November ticket for U.S. Senate.

05/28/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum speaks to supporters on February 7, 2012 at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. (credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Santorum Endorses Cruz In Texas Senate Race

Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum has endorsed tea party favorite Ted Cruz in the race for a U.S. Senate seat in Texas.

05/24/2012

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

Dewhurst’s Tenure Draws Mixed Reviews

If Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst wins his bid to replace Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, he will leave a job he has had for nearly 10 years — longer than all but two other lieutenant governors in Texas history.

04/29/2012

Texas Attorney General Gregg Abbott. (CBSDFW.com)

Texas AG Says He May Consider Running For Governor

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott may be considering a campaign to land him in the governor’s seat in 2014.

04/16/2012

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

Texas State Capitol

3 Democrats Vying For US Senate Nomination

Democrats have three top candidates to choose from in the primary race for the U.S. Senate, but their ultimate choice will probably say more about the party’s future in Texas than who goes to Washington next year.

01/29/2012

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

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Announces His Candidacy For The GOP Presidential Nomination

Perry Not Resigning During Presidential Campaign

Already a big name in Texas, Gov. and GOP primary candidate Rick Perry now faces the challenge of making an impression in the other 49 states.

08/14/2011

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

Dewhurst Enters Race For U.S. Senate

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has formally launched his expected campaign for the U.S. Senate.

07/19/2011

Planned Parenthood

North Texas Planned Parenthood Concerned About U.S. House Decision

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill with an amendment singling out the Planned Parenthood organization. The “Pence Amendment” would cut all federal funding, about $317 million dollars to the non-profit organization, which serves an estimated 90,000 DFW residents.

02/20/2011

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