The Brief: Dewhurst, Patrick Won't Let It Go in Political Attacks

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GOP lite guv hopefuls David Dewhurst and Dan Patrick spent Wednesday morning going after each other in a debate "with practiced acrimony," as the Austin American-Statesman's Jonathan Tilove described it in his postmortem. The pair traded further blows in the afternoon, with the attacks borrowing from — of all things — the Disney animated film Frozen.

Later this morning, failed lite guv candidate Jerry Patterson will present what he calls his "Dewhurst endorsement/Dan Patrick non-endorsement," which will feature a Top 10 list of reasons why Patterson won't back Patrick.

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