On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host John McCaa and Fort Worth Star Telegram reporter Bud Kennedy about Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' surprising-to-some stance on open carry laws; how competitive the governor's race really is; the high-profile lieutenant governor's race that, on the GOP side, is going to put three prominent politicians out of office; New Jersey governor Chris Christie and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's visits to Texas; GOP candidate for governor Greg Abbott's border security plan — and where the money to pay for it might come from; and whether the upcoming primary in Texas really reflects the narrative of Tea Party vs. traditional business-minded Republicans.

Also: McCaa and Kennedy sit down with A.C. Gonzalez, Dallas' new city manager, whose $400,000 salary represents a 24 percent bump over his female predecessor.

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