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Texas Governors Race

Wendy Davis Looks To Get Campaign Back On Track

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

* Davis trailing Republican rival as state party meets * "Battleground Texas" group aims to mobilize non-voters By Jon H...

Greg Abbott Keeps Strong Lead In Governor's Race

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, June 12 (Reuters) - The front-runner for the Texas governor's race, Republican Greg Abbott, has kept ...

Primary Poses Early Test For Texas Democrats

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Battleground Texas, the major Democratic effort aimed at turning one of the reddest states blue, celebrated its first birthday ...

Wendy Davis Trails GOP Nominee

The Texas Tribune | Ross Ramsey | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

After what are shaping up to be easy primary wins in March for the leading gubernatorial candidates, Republican Greg Abbott starts the general electio...

Wendy Davis Backs Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

Texas state Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) backed gay marriage in a Thursday interview with the San Antonio Express-News editoria...

After Shying Away From Perry's 'Baggage,' GOP Candidate Changes Tune

Texas Tribune | Alexa Ura | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Though Attorney General Greg Abbott is working hard to become Gov. Rick Perry’s successor, Texans haven’t seen much of the two Republicans toget...

State Senator Will Join Wendy Davis On The Campaign Trail

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte (D) announced her bid for lieutenant governor on Saturday. Speaking at the San Antonio College gymnasium befo...

Wendy Davis Now Within Single Digits; Joins Texas Governor's Race Today

Jackson Williams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis is already within striking distance in the race for Texas Governor, even though she still hasn't jumped in. That'...

Republican Forced To Backtrack After Responding To Wendy Davis 'Retard Barbie' Remark

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) took to Twitter on Sunday to clarify that he didn't endorse a supporter's language when he thanked the person f...

Speculation Mounts As Decision Nears For Perry

Texas Tribune | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

Republican Gov. Rick Perry is on the verge of deciding whether or not to run for re-election, and speculation is mounting that he will step aside and ...

Former Texas Candidate: I Want My Ashes Spread On Rick Perry's Hair

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

A former gubernatorial candidate in Texas is turning heads with his unique sense of humor after once again joking that he would like to be cremated an...

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The Next Sarah Palin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) and Sarah Palin may look nothing alike, but they increasingly have more and more in common with one another, w...

Texas Governor Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Texas Governor? Republican incumbent Gov. Rick Perry will face off against Democratic challenger Bill White on Nov. 2, and we'd ...

Rick Perry Protesters Call Texas Governor 'Chicken' For Not Debating Opponent Bill White (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Don't worry chicken fans, your avian friends are back on the political scene. Just when you thought the birds had gone the way of Nevada Senate candid...

A Socialist Primer: Rick Perry, Health Care & the Texas Governor's Race

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

I'm wondering what it's going to take for my former colleagues in the Texas press corps to call out Rick Perry for using the term "socialism" over-and-over to describe the insurance reform Congress passed last week.

Texas Curriculum Changes Front And Center In Governor's Race

Fort Worth Star-Telegram | TRACI SHURLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White on Tuesday said he wants Gov. Rick Perry to ask State Board of Education Chairwoman Gail Lowe to send th...

Rick Perry Wins GOP Primary In Texas Governor's Race

AP | KELLEY SHANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison conceded the Republican nomination for Texas governor to Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday following a heated...

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...

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. ...