Tribpedia: The Brief

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The Brief: February 9, 2010

Feb 8, 2010. The press conference following the Democratic gubernatorial debate.
Feb 8, 2010. The press conference following the Democratic gubernatorial debate.

Just before the Democratic debate began, Farouk Shami's campaign manager said their strategy was "a secret." Sadly for them, it was still a secret even after the debate was over.

Bill White and Farouk Shami at LULAC candidate forum
Bill White and Farouk Shami at LULAC candidate forum

The Brief: February 8, 2010

People who say the Super Bowl was the biggest night for television are clearly unaware of tonight's impending excitement: the Democratic gubernatorial debate.

U.S. Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison with a supporter after filing for Texas governor on Dec. 7, 2009
U.S. Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison with a supporter after filing for Texas governor on Dec. 7, 2009

The Brief: February 5, 2010

Cowboys fans now have a new option for what to do on Super-Bowl Sunday: hear Ted Nugent croon and Sarah Palin rally. Tony Romo won't be there.

The Brief: January 29, 2010

Brief devotees, like this brief writer, have surely scheduled their date nights for Saturday—tonight’s the second and final Republican gubernatorial debate, and everyone’s talking about it!