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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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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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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 .
But in her latest fundraising mailer to supporters, that June night is front and center.
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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.
...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.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.