The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Aug. 30, 2013


•    Sen. John Cornyn skeptical on Syria, criticizes White House for lack of strategic plan (The Dallas Morning News): "As the Obama administration prepares military action in Syria, one Texas lawmaker briefed by the president’s national security team Thursday night remain skeptical. 'Last night the Administration failed to explain how they intend to effectively respond to the situation in Syria. The lack of a strategic plan and failure of leadership is evident in our country, Syria and across the globe,' Sen. John Cornyn said Friday morning."

•    Lt. Gov. candidates report dismal July fundraising ...

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