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The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 18, 2013

State Rep. Jodie Laubenberg, R-Parker, and state Sen. Glenn Hegar, R-Katy, at the signing of House Bill 2 on July 18, 2013.
State Rep. Jodie Laubenberg, R-Parker, and state Sen. Glenn Hegar, R-Katy, at the signing of House Bill 2 on July 18, 2013.

Your evening reading: Combs endorses Hegar for comptroller; key conservative group backs Patrick for lieutenant governor; Merritt to run for agriculture commissioner

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 16, 2013

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., on March 16, 2013.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., on March 16, 2013.

Your evening reading: Cruz backs down but won't admit defeat; Hutchison criticizes Republicans who "hijacked" budget debate; Cruz and Cornyn meet with Texas Democrats

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 14, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry addresses the National Right to Life convention.
Gov. Rick Perry addresses the National Right to Life convention.

Your evening reading: Perry hits Washington, promotes GOP governors in new ad for nonprofit group; Hegar touts "support for the unborn" in first campaign video; broad support for water measure in new UT/TT Poll

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 10, 2013

U.S. Ted Cruz speaking at the 2013 Young Americans for Liberty National Convention at George Mason University in Arlington, Va.
U.S. Ted Cruz speaking at the 2013 Young Americans for Liberty National Convention at George Mason University in Arlington, Va.

Your evening reading: Cruz supports six-week debt ceiling hike; Republicans to hold fundraiser for Texas Women's Health Program; federal government to fine West plant company

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