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Make that two newspaper endorsements for Rick Perry in his quest to win a third full term as governor — although the second one, unlike the first, is the dictionary definition of "ambivalent."
A Houston-based group sent mailers into at least two House races, but instead of using its political action committee to pay for the mailings, it used a 501(c)4.
The Waco Tribune-Herald endorsed Gov. Rick Perry in his bid for reelection today — the only paper in Texas thus far to do so.
Former El Paso Republican state Rep. Pat Haggerty's mom is apparently not one to forgive and forget.
Watch highlights from Gov. Rick Perry's interview with Evan Smith on Friday. In the clips, Perry discusses whether Texas is a sanctuary state, and the effectiveness of abstinence education.
Highlights from Bill White's hourlong talk with the Tribune's Evan Smith.
Anti-Rick Perry websites run by the Back to Basics PAC are crashing all around them this morning. The group blames hackers for the server meltdowns.
Iconic Texas entertainer and perennial politician Kinky Friedman plans to endorse Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Kathie Glass.
Rick Perry leads Bill White by 11 percentage points in the governor's race, according to the latest poll from Rasmussen Reports.