The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 12, 2012

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Shelton Hits Davis on Ethics, Legal Contracts in New Ad: "In a new campaign ad, state Rep. Mark Shelton, R-Fort Worth, accuses his SD-10 opponent, incumbent Democrat Wendy Davis, of violating ethics rules and hiding details about her public sector legal clients."

Express-Lane Voting: It's Fast, but Problematic: "One obvious problem with straight-ticket voting is that the parties don’t really vet their candidates. The people at the tops of the tickets have been through the wringer; you might not like them or support them, but you know most everything about them. That’s ...

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