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The Midday Brief: Sept. 15, 2010

Your afternoon reading.

Republican Rick Perry and Democrat Bill White

Your afteroon reading:

  • "Rick Perry campaign mediameister David Weeks has produced a pair of negative TV commercials targeting Democratic challenger Bill White. The attack ads raise questions about White's business dealings with a turbine company that the city of Houston hired during a hurricane and a report about budget problems in Houston."
  • "U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards (D-Waco) has thrown down the gauntlet and challenged Bryan Republican Bill Flores to a series of debates, bucking a trend set by incumbents such as Gov. Rick Perry, Attorney General Greg Abbott and state school board member Ken Mercer (all Republicans)." — Incumbent U.S. Rep. Edwards challenges Flores to series of debates, Trail Blazers
  • "Film School Rejects has an example of the short films being made on behalf of Democrat Bill White as he challenges GOP Gov. Rick Perry." — "I am Rick Perry", Texas Politics

New in The Texas Tribune:

  • “I tend not to hold back,” said state Rep. Debbie Riddle, R-Tomball, at a Wednesday morning TribLive event. True to her word, she went on to denounce what she referred to as the “liberal, progressive, godless way.” — Debbie Riddle on "Liberal, Progressive, Godless Way"

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