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Bartlett on Rick vs. Kay ... and Bush?

Dan Bartlett, George W. Bush's communications director and counselor, talks to the Tribune's Evan Smith about whether the former president's loyalists -- and the former president himself? -- are taking sides in the Republican primary for governor. Full Story 

KHOU-TV: A Few Minutes with Farouk Shami

A few minutes from KHOU-TV's October interview with Farouk Shami, the Houston hair care executive who says he's going to run for Texas governor as a Democrat. He pledges to spend $10 million from his personal fortune to get the job. Full Story 

Bartlett Calls for GOP Inclusiveness

Dan Bartlett, George W. Bush's communications director and counselor, talks with the Tribune's Evan Smith about the intra-party struggle between conservatives and moderates in the Republican party. (To listen to the full thirty-minute interview with Bartlett, see related stories.) Full Story 

El Paso shuffle

State Sen. Eliot Shapleigh's decision not to run for reelection in 2010 sets the stage for Democratic showdowns among El Paso politicos. Full Story 

KBH calls for contribution cap

Waco, TX. October 5, 2009. U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison calls for a cap on campaign contributions in Texas. Currently there's no limit on how much you can give to candidates for state offices, with the exception of judicial races. Full Story