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The Midday Brief: Oct. 18, 2010

Your afternoon reading.

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Your afternoon reading:

  • "The state's GOP star-power gathered to kick-off the voting season outside a Mexican restaurant, where smashing President Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was the breakfast order of the day." — John Cornyn, Rick Perry, et al early vote, Trail Blazers

New in The Texas Tribune:

  • "A Houston-area tea party group may have illegally supported GOP candidates for office, according to a complaint filed with the Texas Ethics Commission today." — Tea Party Group Under Ethics Scrutiny

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