Every Texas Democrat who has run for statewide office in the last 18 years has been defeated. Every Democrat on the ballot this year hopes to bust that slump. And it may be hard to believe today, but Republicans in Texas have suffered a longer drought than what Democrats are currently facing.Full Story
Republican John Tower represented Texas in the U.S. Senate from 1961 to 1985.
He received a bachelor's degree in political science in 1948 from Southwestern University, according to the Handbook of Texas Online, a publication of the Texas State Historical Association. He received his master's degree in political science from Southern Methodist University in 1953.
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If we ever hope to see the change we desire, we have to continue to support our candidates — even after a terrible loss. The alternative is to simply give up, and just as that was not acceptable for Republicans when they found themselves on the losing side, it’s not acceptable for us.Full Story