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The Brief: March 8, 2010

Counting, apparently, is not quite as easy as it seemed in school. With the primaries over, cities and counties are turning their attention to the upcoming U.S. Census.

Kay Bailey Hutchison concedes 2010 gubernatorial election
Kay Bailey Hutchison concedes 2010 gubernatorial election

The Brief: March 4, 2010

U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison’s supporters have had over 24 hours to get through the seven stages of the grieving process.  But there’s a little known eighth stage: deciding if they can support the man that defeated her.

Gov. Rick Perry after his primary victory on March 2, 2010.
Gov. Rick Perry after his primary victory on March 2, 2010.

The Brief: March 3, 2010

It seems like just yesterday — the gubernatorial race was overflowing with three GOP candidates and seven Democrats. But, it’s time to forget that bygone era — now, it’s all about Rick Perry v. Bill White.

Democratic candidate for Governor Farouk Shami  greets visitors at an evening meet and greet at the Celestial Room in downtown McAllen, TX.
Democratic candidate for Governor Farouk Shami greets visitors at an evening meet and greet at the Celestial Room in downtown McAllen, TX.

The Brief: March 2, 2010

Some unsolicited advice on how to make the most of Election/Texas Independence Day: Vote, of course, if you haven’t already. Then, get a party together and crank up the “Farouk!”

The Brief: March 1, 2010

'Twas the day before the election, when all through the state/ The candidates were stirring, preparing for the big date/ The polls had been done by the pollsters with care/ But hopes remained that some wiggle room still would be there…

Republican gubernatorial debate coverage
Republican gubernatorial debate coverage

The Brief: February 25, 2010

Kay, Rick, and Debra sitting at a table . . .  F-I-G-H-T . . . oh, nevermind. But they were together in Houston last night for the sold-out “Showdown in the Bayou City.”

U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison rides on her campaign bus in north Dallas while going over a speech with advisor Todd Harris during the Republican primary campaign.
U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison rides on her campaign bus in north Dallas while going over a speech with advisor Todd Harris during the Republican primary campaign.

The Midday Brief: February 24, 2010

Your afternoon reading.