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Fracking Billionaire Emerges as Key Donor in Texas House Races

Members of the Wilks family in Cisco, already heavily invested in Ted Cruz's presidential campaign, are also vying to play an outsized role in several key Texas House races, according to the latest campaign finance data.

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Money Pours into Texas Politicians' Campaign Accounts

The first significant campaign finance disclosures of this primary election season were due at midnight Friday, and candidate reports trickled into the Texas Ethics Commission’s online system over the weekend. Here’s a first look at some significant reports.

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