The Brief: Texas Political News for Oct. 25, 2013

The Big Conversation

The problem-plagued federal health insurance marketplace drew fire on Thursday from across the political spectrum and in multiple venues.

Providing some Texas-flavored friendly fire was Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis, who said in an interview with The Dallas Morning NewsGromer Jeffers Jr. that the problems with the exchange’s website were “inexcusable.”

“They need to fix it,” she told Jeffers in an interview in Washington, D.C., where she is attending meetings and a fundraiser this week. “Quickly.”

Her comments came against the backdrop of a congressional hearing where contractors working on the ...

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