Bob Daemmrich

The Evening Brief: Jan. 7, 2013

Your evening reading: Combs delivers improved state budget news; Huffman to lead Senate Republican Caucus; Cornyn calls Hagel "profoundly wrong" on national security issues

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Elise Hu

Host of Issues Awaits Texas Lawmakers

With the 83rd Texas legislative session beginning Tuesday, Ben Philpott of KUT News and the Tribune looks at the priorities and challenges facing legislators as they head into the 140-day lawmaking scramble. 

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Eric Kayne

The Brief: Jan. 7, 2013

The approaching legislative session — now less than a day away — has pushed one politician squarely into the spotlight.

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