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Dewhurst’s Desperation

Dewhurst’s Desperation

I’ve written many times about my respect for, and admiration of, David Dewhurst’s service to our nation and state. He has honorably and ably served us in uniform, in hostile environments, and in elected office. Sadly, his stellar legacy was marred – and senatorial...
Disappointing Attack

Disappointing Attack

Yesterday, Texas Lt. Gov. candidate Todd Staples issued a press release misrepresenting the record of his opponent, Sen. Dan Patrick, on the Fiscal Responsibility Index. In 2007, Sen. Patrick voted against the bloated budget and had the fourth-highest rating of all 31...
Dan Patrick for Lt. Gov.

Dan Patrick for Lt. Gov.

Texas uniquely vests a great deal of power and responsibility in the office of lieutenant governor. In the 2014 election cycle, Texans suffer from an embarrassment of riches. It speaks highly of the fortunes of the state that four, thoughtful, qualified individuals of...