Bob Daemmrich

The Evening Brief: Oct. 8, 2013

Your evening reading: national Democrats to use Cruz against Republicans in 2014; Tea Party activist Lisa Fritsch joins governor's race; senator says government shutdown impeding West probe

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 Illustration by Todd Wiseman / James Cridland / Callie Richmond / Gage Skidmore

Conservative Officials Turn to Crowdsourcing

Republicans in Texas have recently used crowdsourcing initiatives to gather public opinion and engage with Texans. But political scientists say such efforts tend to miss the mark in helping candidates gain new supporters.

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