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2010: White Responds to Carney

Bill White's campaign says it's "focused on the issues that matter to our state's future, not the divisive politics of Rick Perry" or his political consultant.

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Earlier today, we posted an email from Republican Gov. Rick Perry's political consultant offering a possible preview of how the campaign plans to define Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Bill White.

White's spokesman, Katy Bacon, responds: 

This is an unusual characterization since most people know Bill White as a successful businessman and popular mayor who knows how to bring people together to get things done, like cutting tax rates 5 years in a row while getting more for taxpayer's money. That's why he was re-elected with margins averaging 88%. That's no mirage. Bill White's focused on the issues that matter to our state's future, not the divisive politics of Rick Perry.
This is an unusual characterization since most people know Bill White as a successful businessman and popular mayor who knows how to bring people together to get things done, like cutting tax rates 5 years in a row while getting more for taxpayer's money. That's why he was re-elected with margins averaging 88%. That's no mirage. Bill White's focused on the issues that matter to our state's future, not the divisive politics of Rick Perry.

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