New in The Texas Tribune:
• Interactive: Candidates' Eight-Day Campaign Finance Report Totals: "On Oct. 29, state candidates filed their eight-day reports, the last campaign finance reports before the general election. Use our interactive to view the contribution, expenditure, cash on hand and outstanding loan totals for each candidate."
• UT/TT Poll: Weighing Scientists vs. Politicians: "Ask Texans if they have more confidence in the scientists or the policymakers and their answers depend on the issue at hand, according to the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll."
• Democrat Has Reputation for Political Brawling: "The outnumbered Texas House Democrats have plenty of ...