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Democrats Bill White and Farouk Shami will face off before a live audience in a televised debate.
The recently laid-off Jason Stanford, a noted Kinky Friedman critic, has landed a job with ... Kinky Friedman.
Darren Yancy, the Republican running for Sen. Kip Averitt's Waco seat, shows off his professional accomplishments on his Web site. One thing it doesn't mention: A 12-month suspension of his real estate license.
The former Commerce Secretary, GOP megafundraiser, and Bush 41 pal was 82.
More than a week after they surfaced in the Republican gubernatorial primary debate, the politics of abortion are again heating up.
... against Washington, of course, and the less-than-resolute wing of his party: An interview with the Texas Railroad Commissioner, who'd like very much, thank you, to be the next Marco Rubio.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Farouk Shami got himself photographed wearing a scarf that says "Palestine" on one end and "Jerusalem is ours" on the other.
Former President George H.W. Bush will endorse Kay Bailey Hutchison in the governor's race this week, sources close to Hutchison confirmed tonight.
Democrat Jack McDonald surprised his supporters last month by dropping his 10-month bid for Congress. He said at the time he'd give money back to donors who want it back. Now come the details, in an email from the candidate to supporters.
James Baker enters the fray.
It seems Republicans in Texas are generally unimpressed with the President, according to Rasmussen poll numbers.
Take a look at the toplines from the latest Rasmussen poll, conducted after the first GOP gubernatorial debate. A Perry challenger's gaining ground, but it's not Hutchison.