Red River Rivalry Fundraising a Growing Trend

The Longhorns and Sooners won't be the only ones looking for a win this weekend in Dallas. More than 30 Texas legislators are hoping to turn the Red River Rivalry game into campaign cash.

Battleground Texas Beefs Up in Cowtown

State Sen. Wendy Davis announces her campaign for governor in front of a crowd of supporters in Haltom City on Oct. 3, 2013.
State Sen. Wendy Davis announces her campaign for governor in front of a crowd of supporters in Haltom City on Oct. 3, 2013.

Battleground Texas says it's focused on resurrecting the moribund Texas Democratic Party over the long term. The group's focus on helping Wendy Davis in her race for governor shows how much those hopes rest on her candidacy.

 

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 8, 2013

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz outlines his objections to Medicaid expansion in Texas at a Capitol press conference on April 1, 2013.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz outlines his objections to Medicaid expansion in Texas at a Capitol press conference on April 1, 2013.

Your evening reading: national Democrats to use Cruz against Republicans in 2014; Tea Party activist Lisa Fritsch joins governor's race; senator says government shutdown impeding West probe 

In San Antonio, Davis Lauds Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott at their respective announcements for governor of Texas.
Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott at their respective announcements for governor of Texas.

While in San Antonio on Monday, state Sen. and gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis praised the city's new ordinance offering protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents, providing a stark contrast with Attorney General Greg Abbott

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 7, 2013

State Sen. Wendy Davis and her daughters during her announcement of her run for governor on Oct. 3, 2013.
State Sen. Wendy Davis and her daughters during her announcement of her run for governor on Oct. 3, 2013.

Your evening reading: Davis, Cornyn release first ads; Democrat enters comptroller's race; new Patrick ad touts his opposition to in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants

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