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The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Aug. 7, 2012

Ted Cruz at the JW Marriott hotel in Houston on May 29, 2012.
Ted Cruz at the JW Marriott hotel in Houston on May 29, 2012.

Your evening reading: Cruz, teaming with Romney, says Obama wants to keep poor people "trapped in dependency"; Steinbeck's son jumps into Texas death penalty debate; family physicians group endorses Davis

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Aug. 3, 2012

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on July 31, 2012, in Houston addressing the crowd at a watch party following the announcement that he lost the U.S. Senate runoff to Ted Cruz.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on July 31, 2012, in Houston addressing the crowd at a watch party following the announcement that he lost the U.S. Senate runoff to Ted Cruz.

Your evening reading: after loss, Dewhurst says he'll do things "different"; federal government announces details on deportation deferrals; state's high school graduation rate hits record high

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Aug. 1, 2012

Adviser Jason Johnson (right) helped former Solicitor General Ted Cruz rise from underdog to champion in the 2012 Republican U.S. Senate primary.
Adviser Jason Johnson (right) helped former Solicitor General Ted Cruz rise from underdog to champion in the 2012 Republican U.S. Senate primary.

Your evening reading: deciphering Cruz's victory; Sadler nabs a sliver of the spotlight; Chick-fil-A "appreciation day" draws crowds in Texas

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