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The Evening Brief: March 15, 2012

Your evening reading: federal government to phase out funding for Women's Health Program; Paul, Santorum on track to win most of Iowa's delegates; new Dewhurst ad tells of father's military service

March 6th, 2012: Protest against Texas lawmakers decision regarding changed to the  the Women's Health Program. the federa...

New in The Texas Tribune:

  • Anthony Graves Story on "48 Hours" Saturday: "Former death row inmate Anthony Graves and his fight to be compensated for the time he spent wrongfully imprisoned will be the subject of an episode on the CBS news show 48 Hours Mystery this Saturday. We've got a sneak peak."

Culled:

  • Dewhurst launching TV ad Friday that blasts spendthrift boomers (The Dallas Morning News): "Dewhurst spokesman Enrique Marquez declined to say how widely the new campaign ad is running. But ad tracker reports supplied by a rival campaign suggest that the Dewhurst camp has made a light buy over the next 11 or 12 days, so far consisting of just time on cable channel Fox News in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston markets."
  • Rodney Anderson endorses Kelly Hancock in state Senate race (Fort Worth Star-Telegram): "State Rep. Rodney Anderson, R-Grand Prairie, has endorsed fellow Republican state Rep. Kelly Hancock for the state Senate District 9 race. Anderson, who once was a candidate for this Senate district, said voters have a choice in this race that pits Hancock, R-North Richland Hills, against state Rep. Todd Smith, R-Euless, for the Republican Party's nomination. The winner will face Democrat Pete Martinez in November."

    Read more here: http://startelegram.typepad.com/politex/#storylink="State Rep. Rodney Anderson, R-Grand Prairie, has endorsed fellow Republican state Rep. Kelly Hancock for the state Senate District 9 race. Anderson, who once was a candidate for this Senate district, said voters have a choice in this race that pits Hancock, R-North Richland Hills, against state Rep. Todd Smith, R-Euless, for the Republican Party's nomination. The winner will face Democrat Pete Martinez in November."

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