2016 elections

 Rebecca F. Miller

In Austin, Huckabee Blasts Perry Indictment

Besides being potential rivals in the 2016 presidential race, Mike Huckabee and Rick Perry have butted heads in past races. But Huckabee heaped praise on Perry on Thursday and blasted the indictment against the Texas governor.

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Inside Texas Politics: Rand Paul's Recent Moves

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics with host Jason Whitely, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy and Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey talk about U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, who's showing all the signs that he's gearing up for a presidential run.

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 Laura Buckman

Rand Paul is Making His Play for Texas

If Rand Paul runs for president — and he's widely expected to — don't expect a campaign that mirrors those of his father. During a weekend visit to North Texas, where he spoke at a pair of GOP events, Paul talked about building a broad coalition.

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GOP Hopefuls Eyeing the Texas Hispanic Vote

Winning a large share of the Hispanic vote in Texas will be crucial for Texas-affiliated Republican presidential hopefuls. As the candidates tiptoe toward the 2016 starting gate, experts helped the Tribune handicap their chances with this critical voting bloc.

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The Best Job-Creating Governors? Perry, Bush

The massive field of possible 2016 presidential contenders includes a baker's dozen of governors, both current and former. The clear winners from a job creation standpoint are Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

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