THE BIG CONVERSATION:
Starting today, you may a little less lonely while kvetching about politics.
That's because we've made it past Labor Day, the unofficial kickoff to campaign season across the nation.
Surely, the candidates — especially Gov. Rick Perry and Bill White, who started the back-and-forth in the gubernatorial race months ago and haven't let up since — didn't wait until now to start their barnstorming.
But tradition says voters generally don't start paying attention until this eight-week sprint toward Election Day, during which millions of dollars in campaign funds will be thrown around, largely for ...