Todd Wiseman

Policy Group Already Working to Shape 2013 Session

The conservative Texas Public Policy Foundation today wrapped up its annual legislative primer, which has become a must-attend for state Republican leaders. Ben Philpott of KUT News and the Tribune reports on how the group is already working to influence next year's legislative session.

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Gage Skidmore

The Midday Brief: Jan. 13, 2012

Your afternoon reading: Paul's relaxed schedule draws scrutiny; Perry again flubs government-agencies question; evangelicals scale back goals for anti-Romney meeting

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Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Jan. 13, 2012

The presidential race has yet to recede, but a lively debate Thursday night finally thrust the race for U.S. Senate into the spotlight.

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

Primaries: The Maps Are Just the Start of It

Once they have maps, election administrators say they need 60 to 80 days to put an election together, and the April 3 primaries won't be possible, they say, if they don't have maps by the end of the month. That's just a couple of weeks.

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Bob Daemmrich

An Entertaining Tangle

The major Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate knocked heads Thursday night in a debate that was a good deal livelier than the presidential forums that have become a TV mainstay.

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