The Big Conversation
A major plot twist emerged Wednesday in the race to succeed Wendy Davis in the state Senate.
The man pinned as the Democrats’ strongest candidate to hold the Republican-leaning district, Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns, surprised political observers across the state by saying he preferred to remain in his current job.
He wrote in a Facebook post and email to supporters: “After many weeks of thought and consideration, my next steps have became very clear to me. And I want to share with you — my many friends, neighbors and supporters — my decision:
“Quite simply, the job ...