Inside Texas Politics: Runoffs and Political Advantages

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram reporter Bud Kennedy about state Sen. Glenn Hegar, R-Katy, whose apparent retreat from an earlier promise to abolish property taxes has given his Democratic opponent Mike Collier some ammunition; the runoff between Kinky Friedman and Jim Hogan for agriculture commissioner is forcing the Democratic Party to make nice with candidates it didn't want; allegations of spousal abuse from 20 years ago surfaced against Bob Hall, who is in a runoff with state Sen. Bob Deuell, R-Greenville, again raising the question ...

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