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For Texas Democrats, a Down-Ballot Predicament

Kinky Friedman has injected some star power into the race for agriculture commissioner, but he and his Democratic primary opponent, Jim Hogan, have been largely rejected by state party leaders.

Jim Hogan, left, and Kinky Friedman are running in the Democratic primary for agriculture commissioner.

Kinky Friedman has injected some star power into the race for agriculture commissioner, but he and his Democratic primary opponent, Jim Hogan, have been largely rejected by state party leaders.

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