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KHOU-TV: A Few Minutes with Farouk Shami

A few minutes from KHOU-TV's October interview with Farouk Shami, the Houston hair care executive who says he's going to run for Texas governor as a Democrat. He pledges to spend $10 million from his personal fortune to get the job.

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Hu Tube: 3-2-1...

In the spirit of multi-platform journalism, the posts here at Hu Tube will be highly visual. If I don't have a new video for ya each day, I'll throw up photos and do some live photoblogging during the election cycle and legislative sessions. Stay tuned.

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 Elise Hu/Justin Dehn

KBH calls for contribution cap

Waco, TX. October 5, 2009. U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison calls for a cap on campaign contributions in Texas. Currently there's no limit on how much you can give to candidates for state offices, with the exception of judicial races.

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The Maiden Voyage TribCast

Evan Smith, Ross Ramsey, Elise Hu and Ben Philpott take off on the Tribcast journey together for the first time. Topics on the table include: Todd Willingham and how it plays politically, the pile-up among GOP statewides, and Bill White for Governor?

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 Elise Hu/Justin Dehn

KBH on resigning

October 6, 2009, Waco, Texas. US Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison responds to a question on when she'll resign from the Senate to concentrate on running for Texas governor. Previously she said she'd resign by October or November.

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 Ross Ramsey

Too busy for a review

Just days before it was set to review a case in which the state has been accused of executing an innocent man, Gov. Rick Perry replaced the chairman and two other members of an independent state forensics panel.

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