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The Evening Brief: Feb. 29, 2012

Your evening reading: new Paul ad slams Republican rivals, including Romney; high school association criticized for denying Jewish day school's shot at title; Cruz video hits "timid career politician" Dewhurst

The Evening Brief: Feb. 28, 2012

Your evening reading: court delivers redistricting maps, in time for May 29 primary; seven Texans indicted in massive health care fraud case; Railroad Commission elects new chairman

The Evening Brief: Feb. 24, 2012

A small group protesting Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum during his fundraising visit to downtown Austin on Feb. 24, 2012.
A small group protesting Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum during his fundraising visit to downtown Austin on Feb. 24, 2012.

Your evening reading: Santorum raises money in Austin; Texas Supreme court rules in favor of landowners in landmark water case; fifth school finance lawsuit filed

The Evening Brief: Feb. 23, 2012

Your evening reading: Texas joins suit challenging contraceptive mandate; Texas health commissioner signs rule banning abortion affiliates; health insurer with ties to Perry Super PAC founder wins state contract

The Evening Brief: Feb. 22, 2012

Gov. Rick Perry with wife Anita at a Williamson County Republican dinner in Round Rock, his first public appearance since leaving the presidential race.
Gov. Rick Perry with wife Anita at a Williamson County Republican dinner in Round Rock, his first public appearance since leaving the presidential race.

Your evening reading: Perry knocks Santorum ahead of debate; Texas Democrats launch "Truth Team"; Leppert defends marching in gay pride parades

The Brief: Feb. 22, 2012

Gov. Rick Perry announcing on Jan. 19, 2012, that he's withdrawing from the presidential race.
Gov. Rick Perry announcing on Jan. 19, 2012, that he's withdrawing from the presidential race.

As Rick Perry said Tuesday, he's not going away. But new poll numbers spell possible trouble for him if he sticks around.

The Evening Brief: Feb. 21, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin.
The University of Texas at Austin.

Your evening reading: U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear UT affirmative action case; Perry says re-election bid is "on the radar screen"; Straus endorses Romney

The Evening Brief: Feb. 20, 2012

Former ESPN analyst Craig James at a U.S. Senate candidate debate in Austin on Jan. 12, 2012.
Former ESPN analyst Craig James at a U.S. Senate candidate debate in Austin on Jan. 12, 2012.

Your evening reading: Craig James touts Santorum surge; Paul raised $4.5 million in January; PayPal mogul donates millions to Paul Super PAC

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