Conservatives rule the roost in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, but just when you think the hot buttons are all going the same way, Texans surprise you.Full Story
Gov. Rick Perry’s last financial filing as a presidential candidate showed a campaign spending money much more quickly than it was taking it in during the final days of his failed bid. In three weeks, the campaign shelled out $3 million on consultants, expensive TV advertising and travel. At the same time, the campaign took in a mere $400,000. Perry dropped out of the race on Jan. 19. His remaining campaign account balance was $860,168.