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Lt. Gov: Chavez-Thompson Grabs Early Lead

Democrat Linda Chavez-Thompson on January 4, 2010
Democrat Linda Chavez-Thompson on January 4, 2010

Linda Chavez-Thompson announces victory over Ronnie Earle and Marc Katz in the race for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor. The winner of that contest will face incumbent Republican David Dewhurst in November.

Norma Chavez Lashes Out on the Radio

The El Paso state representative, who's in hard-fought primary today, got into a verbal sparring match on live radio with a reporter.

The Brief: Top Texas News for Mar 2, 2010

Some unsolicited advice on how to make the most of Election/Texas Independence Day: Vote, of course, if you haven’t already. Then, get a party together and crank up the “Farouk!”

Reyna Files Defamation Suit

In a midnight move before tomorrow’s election, 10th Court of Appeals Justice Felipe Reyna fired the opening salvos of a defamation lawsuit against a Longview doctor and two political action committees supporting his GOP primary opponent, Al Scoggins.

Perry Pardons Tim Cole

Gov. Rick Perry issued a posthumous pardon today for Tim Cole, who died in prison after he was wrongly convicted of rape.