Rodney Anderson

 Bob Daemmrich

In Rare Retraction, GOP Repudiates Flyers

After Democrat Susan Motley complained about mailers attacking her in a state House race, state GOP chairman Steve Munisteri agreed that the ads were inaccurate. And he's issued a rare retraction to voters in North Texas.

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 Bob Daemmrich

Updated: The 2012 Quit List

So far, 27 26 members of the Texas House, four members of the Texas Senate, three State Board of Education members and two U.S. congressmen have said they won't seek re-election.

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 Bob Daemmrich

Campaign Chatter

A handful of Texas House members who say they're leaving — either getting out or trying to move into other posts — top this week's roundup of campaign news.

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Two House Members Want Promotions

State Rep. Randy Weber, R-Pearland, wants to go to Congress: He announced today he'll run for the seat now held by U.S. Ron Paul, R-Surfside. And state Rep. Rodney Anderson made his intentions for state Senate official.

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Carter, Burkett and Anderson on the Speaker's Race

At last Wednesday's TribLive conversation, first-term House member Cindy Burkett, R-Mesquite, explained why she voted against Speaker Joe Straus. Stefani Carter, R-Dallas, talked about losing the North Texas Tea Party's "approved" status after she voted for Straus. And Rodney Anderson, R-Grand Prairie, weighed in on his own vote for Straus.

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