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The Evening Brief: May 30, 2012

Supporters arrive to the primary watch party of Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst - Houston, Tuesday May 29, 2012.
Supporters arrive to the primary watch party of Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst - Houston, Tuesday May 29, 2012.

Your evening reading: Tuesday's biggest surprises; Straus says he's happy with the primary results; how Perry and Combs fared

The Brief: May 30, 2012

Supporters arriving at Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's primary watch party in Houston on May 29, 2012.
Supporters arriving at Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's primary watch party in Houston on May 29, 2012.

The big day may be over, but a full slate of runoffs has turned summer into another election season in Texas.

The Evening Brief: May 29, 2012

House Speaker Joe Straus (l), R-San Antonio, adjourns the House of Representatives sine die on June 29, 2011.
House Speaker Joe Straus (l), R-San Antonio, adjourns the House of Representatives sine die on June 29, 2011.

Your evening reading: Hughes files to run against Straus for speaker; worker shot outside South Texas polling place; trouble for Obama in Democratic primary?

The Brief: May 29, 2012

Voting signs in Austin during the 2010 election cycle.
Voting signs in Austin during the 2010 election cycle.

With fanfare in tow or not, the big day has finally arrived.

The Evening Brief: May 25, 2012

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst at a TribLive event on Nov. 17, 2011, in Austin.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst at a TribLive event on Nov. 17, 2011, in Austin.

Your evening reading: Dewhurst's attack on Cruz stokes race-based controversy; Dewhurst goes after Leppert in last-minute TV ad; looking back at polling in the U.S. Senate race

The Evening Brief: May 24, 2012

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst during the 2009 legislative session.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst during the 2009 legislative session.

Your evening reading: Dewhurst close to 50 percent in new poll; Santorum endorses Cruz; Dewhurst features Huckabee in final ad

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