The Brief

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for July 31, 2012

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst met voters on July 31, 2012, in a Houston deli on the day of the GOP primary runoff. Dewhurst lost the U.S. Senate primary runoff to Ted Cruz.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst met voters on July 31, 2012, in a Houston deli on the day of the GOP primary runoff. Dewhurst lost the U.S. Senate primary runoff to Ted Cruz.

Your evening reading: Dewhurst camp denies placing calls to confuse Cruz voters; Castro selected to deliver keynote at Democratic National Convention; how Cruz mastered social media

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for July 24, 2012

Gov. Rick Perry speaking to reporters alongside House Speaker Joe Straus, center, and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst during a post-session press conference at the Texas Capitol on May 30, 2011.
Gov. Rick Perry speaking to reporters alongside House Speaker Joe Straus, center, and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst during a post-session press conference at the Texas Capitol on May 30, 2011.

Your evening reading: in final push for Dewhurst, Perry says Cruz has no record; mentally ill death row inmate denied competency hearing; UT professor who led fracking study facing scrutiny over financial ties