Two Aides Leave Dewhurst Campaign in Runoff Shake-Up

Amid internal conflict about the direction of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's re-election bid, two of his top political aides have left his campaign, The Texas Tribune has confirmed.

"Everyone agrees that there is a path to victory, but there is disagreement about what that path to victory is," said Dewhurst communications director Travis Considine.

Considine said Wednesday that he and research director Andy Hemming parted ways from the campaign during a staff meeting the day before in resignations that were effective immediately. 

At the meeting, Dewhurst discussed bringing two Houston-based consultants, Joe Manero and Chris Beavers, into the ...

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