2012 elections

 Illustration by Bob Daemmrich / Todd Wiseman

Perry Baptized Anew in Historic Creek

As he ponders whether to run for president again, Gov. Rick Perry has renewed his faith by getting baptized in the spring waters once used to wash the sins off Sam Houston, the first president of the Republic of Texas.

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 Illustration by Michael Stravato

Perry Sets March 2 SD-6 Runoff

Gov. Rick Perry on Friday set a March 2 special runoff election to fill the open seat created by the death of the late state Sen. Mario Gallegos. The race is between state Rep. Carol Alvarado and former Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia.

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