Texas is usually flyover country in the battle for the Republican presidential nomination.
But this year could be different, even with a delayed primary.
Although former Gov. Mitt Romney of Massachusetts is leading former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania in the hunt for delegates, it is next to impossible for Romney to wrap things up before the Texas primary on May 29. And Santorum has led most public opinion polls in conservative Texas, which has the country’s second-largest number of delegates at stake, with 155.
Two other factors point toward a competitive Texas race: Gov. Rick Perry ...