The House Republican Caucus will meet today to debate whether it should choose a favorite in the race for speaker of the House among the three candidates: the incumbent, Joe Straus of San Antonio, and Warren Chisum of Pampa and Ken Paxton of McKinney. But the vote's not binding. So why do it?Full Story
"Craddick D's" was a term used in the Texas House speaker's races of 2007 and 2009. It refers to Texas House Democrats who have supported Speaker Tom Craddick in his internal races to lead the chamber.
Craddick D's received plum chairmanships and/or committees in return. The term is irrelevant now that Craddick was defeated as speaker ...
A little insight into state Rep. Norma Chavez's Democratic primary race out in El Paso can be gleaned from the campaign finance reports filed yesterday, and it looks like she could have a real fight on her hands.Full Story