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Bobby Blanchard

Bobby Blanchard runs the Tribune’s social media efforts. He also spearheads "This Is Your Texas: Campus Correspondents," an online community for college students who want to discuss higher education policy and news. A graduate of UT-Austin, Bobby spent his first year out of college at The Dallas Morning News as a reporting fellow, covering Texas politics and breaking news. He got his start in journalism in the poorly lit basement of The Daily Texan, followed by internships at the Houston Chronicle, KUT News and yes, the Tribune. Born and raised in the Houston area, Bobby is a native Texan. He relies on a steady supply of Tex-Mex and Red Bull to survive.

Recent Contributions

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis unrolled a new ad on Monday, accusing Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott of not intervening in an investigation into sexual abuse at a state juvenile detention center.

 

In TV Ad, Davis Says Abbott Didn't Investigate 2005 Sexual Abuse

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis unrolled a new ad on Monday, accusing Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott of not intervening in an investigation into sexual abuse at a state juvenile detention center.

 

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Perry Wins Special Election for Senate Seat

State Rep. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, has won Tuesday's special election for Senate District 28, avoiding a runoff in the six-candidate race. He will take the seat vacated by Robert Duncan, who is now the chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.

 

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