The Brief: Texas Political News for Oct. 23, 2013

The Big Conversation

A tame 2014 down-ballot race picked up a little star power on Tuesday.

Rock musician and conservative firebrand Ted Nugent, best known in recent years for hurling profane insults at President Barack Obama and other Democrats, told the Tribune that he has signed on to serve as treasurer and co-chairman of former state Rep. Sid Miller's campaign for agriculture commissioner.

"I believe in guys who stand by the Constitution," Nugent, a Waco resident, said by phone while hanging a mounted ram on a wall in his home, as the Tribune's Neena Satija reports. "I believe ...

Full Story

Comment Policy

The Texas Tribune is pleased to provide the opportunity for you to share your observations about this story. We encourage lively debate on the issues of the day, but we ask that you refrain from using profanity or other offensive speech, engaging in personal attacks or name-calling, posting advertising, or wandering away from the topic at hand. To comment, you must be a registered user of the Tribune, and your real name will be displayed. Thanks for taking time to offer your thoughts.

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Sign-Up

Sign Up for The Brief

Our daily news summary