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The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for May 31, 2012

U.S. Senate candidate Craig James at a TribLive event at the Austin Club on Feb. 23, 2012.
U.S. Senate candidate Craig James at a TribLive event at the Austin Club on Feb. 23, 2012.

Your evening reading: James endorses Dewhurst; Cruz, Dewhurst square off on Fox News; Campbell won't accept money from tort-reform group

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for May 30, 2012

Supporters arrive to the primary watch party of Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst - Houston, Tuesday May 29, 2012.
Supporters arrive to the primary watch party of Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst - Houston, Tuesday May 29, 2012.

Your evening reading: Tuesday's biggest surprises; Straus says he's happy with the primary results; how Perry and Combs fared

The Brief: Top Texas News for May 30, 2012

Supporters arriving at Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's primary watch party in Houston on May 29, 2012.
Supporters arriving at Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's primary watch party in Houston on May 29, 2012.

The big day may be over, but a full slate of runoffs has turned summer into another election season in Texas.

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for May 29, 2012

House Speaker Joe Straus (l), R-San Antonio, adjourns the House of Representatives sine die on June 29, 2011.
House Speaker Joe Straus (l), R-San Antonio, adjourns the House of Representatives sine die on June 29, 2011.

Your evening reading: Hughes files to run against Straus for speaker; worker shot outside South Texas polling place; trouble for Obama in Democratic primary?

The Brief: Top Texas News for May 22, 2012

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs at a TribLive event at the Austin Club on Oct. 20, 2011.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs at a TribLive event at the Austin Club on Oct. 20, 2011.

The dynamics of the 2014 lieutenant governor's race may already be taking shape, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll.

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