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21 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

David Dewhurst's TV ad hits Patrick for not repaying old debts

State Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, takes questions from the media after a debate with Mayor Julian Castro at Univision television in San Antonio on Tuesday Update at 2:43 p.m.: Patrick adviser Allen Blakemore has condemned Dewhurst's ad as "a string of lies, half truths, and a rehash of events from 30 years ago."

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Yesterday | Houston Press

Van de Putte Isn't One of Those Serape Wearing, Tortilla Tossing Candidates

Leticia Van de Putte, who comes from a military family, is getting strong cross-party support in her bid for office.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Texas

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Click2Houston

Julian Castro, Dan Patrick debate immigration

What began as a Twitter war between a prominent immigration reform advocate and an equally prominent Republican hardliner on immigration reform has now been waged face-to-face for audiences on the Internet and Spanish-language television.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Electronics

Burnt Orange Report

New Poll: If Wendy Davis is to Win, Battleground Texas and Democrats Must Change Texas Turnout

Today, Public Policy Polling released the first part of their poll on the Texas electorate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas, Texas Government, Electronics, Bill White, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

Senators Vying For Higher Posts Spar In Hearing

A Senate panel's discussion about how best to overhaul the curriculum and testing procedures for Texas high schools at times felt like a political debate Monday, as a gubernatorial hopeful and two candidates for lieutenant governor shared the spotlight.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Fort Worth, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

WFAA-TV Dallas

GOP candidates for lieutenant govenor agree to online debate

The two Republicans in a runoff for the Texas lieutenant governor nomination have agreed to appear in a live online roundtable debate to be produced by WFAA-TV.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Publishing, Media, Gannett Co, Houston, TX

KBTX-TV Bryan

Debate Over Texas School Curriculum Continues

A Senate Education Committee discussion on sweeping high school curriculum and standardized testing overhauls feels more like a campaign debate.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Electronics

El Paso Times

Challenger Dan Patrick's endorsement signals defeat for Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, expert says

AUSTIN >> El Paso magnates Paul Foster and Woody Hunt are the top funders of the political group Texans for Lawsuit Reform and they're big funders of Lt.

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Related Topix: Texas, Electronics, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, El Paso, TX

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Statement by the Patrick Campaign - TLR Joins Patrick Team

HOUSTON Dan Patrick, Texas State Senator and authentic conservative candidate for Lieutenant Governor, was informed today that he is receiving the endorsement of Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC .

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Related Topix: Texas, Electronics

Texas Tribune

2014 Elections

But in her latest fundraising mailer to supporters, that June night is front and center.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Harris County, TX

The Raw Story

Texas judge rejects lawsuit inspired by James O'Keefe's 'new ACORN' video

A Texas state judge has thrown out a lawsuit against Democratic activist group Battleground Texas inspired by a video by conservative filmmaker James O'Keefe, Media Matters reported on Monday.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Data center breaks ground in north Houston

The new project from Austin-based Data Foundry will be the company's second data center in Houston, but the first it has built here from scratch.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Electronics

Daily Kos

Texas: It's Time for Leticia

As the 2014 campaign season begins to pick up steam, it's becoming clear which candidates hold the momentum.

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Related Topix: Texas, US News, Electronics

MyHighPlains.com

Patrick, Now in Driver's Seat, Credits Grass Roots

State Sen. Dan Patrick has credited his success to grassroots support. But his momentum has also been built on lessons learned navigating the old-school politics of Harris County, where he has aggressively courted a small number of influential conservatives.

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Related Topix: Harris County, TX, Houston, TX, Electronics, Texas

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Inside Texas Politics

There's been another mass shooting at Fort Hood. It resurrects the divisive political question: Who should be able to purchase weapons? Plus: More controversy as Greg Abbott rolls out his education plan.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Fort Hood, TX, Electronics

The Daily Republic

Lone Star lunacy continues

The Republican state senator intends to ride a wave of anti-Hispanic nativism straight to the lieutenant governor's office.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Texas, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, Texas Government, US Senate, Electronics, Opinion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Sen. Leticia Van de Putte stumps in Tyler

Governor, made a campaign stop in Tyler for a meet and greet at the CWA/IUE office on Troup Highway Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX, Telegraph, TX, Texas, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Electronics

Fri Apr 04, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Patrick will hold the cards if both he and Abbott are elected

If projections come true, state Sen. Dan Patrick will have most of the political cards in any power struggle with Greg Abbott, the favorite to become the next Texas governor.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, George Bush, US News, Electronics, Opinion

Breitbart.com

...Quick Fixes No Match for - River' of Crime

The Rio Grande Valley continues to be riddled with illegal immigration and drug smuggling, according to security analysts.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Texas, Electronics

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Leticia Van de Putte: More must be done for veterans

One day after the deadly shooting at Fort Hood, state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte said Texas leaders need to increase efforts to take care of veterans.

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Related Topix: Texas, Fort Hood, TX, Electronics

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