Your afternoon reading:
- "State Rep. Chris Turner, a Burleson Democrat, launched his first TV ad of the election cycle last week against his Republican opponent, former state Rep. Bill Zedler." — Turner launches TV ad, PoliTex
- "More pertinently, in 11 governor’s races that fall into the three-to-six points range, the leading candidate has won 9 times. If you buy into this methodology, Rick Perry is an 81.8% favorite." — FiveThirtyEight would make Perry an 81.8% favorite, BurkaBlog
- "Very rare to see a newspaper put an editorial on the front page. (I can’t remember any paper I’ve worked for in my 12 years doing that). Even more rare to put it above the fold. But above the paper’s nameplate? That’s what the Tyler Morning Telegraph did on Sunday, lashing out at Rick Perry with the all-caps headline, TIME FOR RESPECT." — First Reading
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