The Big Conversation
New fundraising numbers have sparked another round of speculation about the state's 2014 political battles.
According to campaign filings released Tuesday, Attorney General Greg Abbott raised $4.1 million in the second half of 2012, narrowly edging out Gov. Rick Perry, who raised $3.5 million during the same period.
But the real intrigue came in the cash-on-hand totals that each reported: $6 million for Perry, and a whopping $18 million for Abbott.
The considerable sum has spurred more talk of Abbott's long-rumored gubernatorial ambitions. As Jim Henson, a Tribune pollster and director of the ...