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Kay Bailey Hutchison

George H.W. Bush to Endorse Hutchison

Austin Statesman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is getting some presidential support in her bid to be the next Texas governor. Former President George H.W...

Kay Bailey Hutchison "So Pleased" To Have Dick Cheney Endorsement

Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Dave Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is supporting U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in the Texas governor's race and will formally unveil his endorsement a...

The Most Important Race of 2010

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

Regarding the issue of long-term sustainability for Democratic majorities on the hill, the race that matters most in November isn't one for Congress at all. It's the Texas gubernatorial race.

Perry-Hutchison Fight May Cause Major Fallout In GOP

Fort Worth Star Telegram | ANNA M. TINSLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Texas Democrats watching the state's top two Republicans fight for their party's gubernatorial nomination are glad that Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. ...

DeMint To Endorse Michael Williams For Texas Senator

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint (R) will endorse Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams' Senate candidacy later today, a move design...

Texas GOP Lawmakers Who Voted Against Recovery Act Now Beg For Stimulus Funds

Think Progress | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Every single Republican in the House voted against the $819 billion Recovery Act in January. Among the Republican senators who voted against the stimu...

U.S. Senator Hutchison and Governor Perry Lose Televised Debate to Texas Tea Partier

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

One of the nation's more closely watched races in 2010, the March Republican primary for Governor of Texas, pits a sitting U.S. senator, Kay Bailey Hutchison, against a sitting governor, Rick Perry.

Tea Partier Takes Texas Governor's Race By Storm

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Two weeks ago, I wrote that the top Republican candidates for governor of Texas actually lost their nationally televised C-SPAN2 primary debate to a t...

Czarist Nonsense

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John McQuaid

Demagoguery and aggrievement are nothing new in American politics. But what's strange is the scattershot nature and incoherence of the attacks on Obama. It's a communist-fascist-socialist word salad.

Gov. Rick Perry's Anti-Washington Rhetoric is Political Double Talk

Matt Mackowiak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Mackowiak

If you conduct a Google search for "Rick Perry" and "Washington," it turns out that you get 793,000 results. In the past 30 days alone there have been 1,116 news stories with the same search terms.

"Rick Perry Gay" Hidden On Hutchison Campaign Website

Austin-American Statesman | W. Gardner Selby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This morning, I came across a Web site for U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison's gubernatorial campaign. A provocative twist: The site may have been jui...

Kay Bailey Hutchison Will Resign For Gubernatorial Race

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison said in a radio interview that she expects to step down from the Senate around October or November to battle fellow Rep...

Specter: Loyal Opportunists

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

There is little doubt that the country has made a political left-turn, leaving opportunistic moderates from both parties scrambling to find their cherished middle.

The Most Powerful Women In America Are GOP Senators: Nate Silver

FiveThirtyEight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No, not Nancy Pelosi, Hillary Clinton, Valerie Jarrett, and Christina Romer. Instead, the most powerful women in America might be the club of four Rep...

Suckering The Fundamentalists, Again

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Wicker

The Christian kingmakers forced McCain to pass up more experienced candidates. They won and, heady with their victory, the faithful rushed back into the Republican fold, and they'll get nothing again as a result.

More Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Please

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Her performance was so strong and so well focused that it would be foolish not to immediately send her out on the campaign trail and/or to as many television interviews as she can squeeze into her schedule.

John McCain Hands the Democrats a Gift

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Littman

McCain makes fun of Obama for being a celebrity -- McCain just pulled off the political equivalent of Britney Spears' wedding to Jason Alexander.

McSame's McVeep: A Token of His Esteem...

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

This time McCain's tin ear for -- and lack of commitment to -- the true worth of women invades the public sphere. He refused to choose a qualified Republican woman and, in doing so, his contempt for women is showing like an oversized slip beneath a mini-skirt.

For VP Choice -- Majority of Women Voters Say Gender Does Not Matter

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Ironically, the statistics gathered showed that selecting a woman for the number two position would result in a net negative for McCain.

2006 Texas Senate General Election:
Hutchison (R-i) vs Radnofsky (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TX-Sen: Hutchison vs Radnofsky