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Texas Lieutenant Governor

Elise Foley

Texas Lt. Gov.: National Guard Troops Still Needed At Border

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) said Friday that even though illegal border crossings are down, the state has no intention of recallin...

Dewhurst Loses Runoff In Texas Lieutenant Governor's Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst lost Tuesday's runoff primary to state Sen. Dan Patrick, the Associated Press reports. Tuesday's election ...

Patrick Wins Runoff For GOP Lieutenant Governor Nomination

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

State Sen. Dan Patrick has won the Republican runoff primary for Texas lieutenant governor, the Associated Press reports. The tea party-backed Patr...

Dan Patrick Wins Texas Runoff Election

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst (R) has lost his runoff primary, the Associated Press reports. Dewhurst, who has held the post since 2003,...

Runoff Could Be End Of The Road For Key Texas Republican

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been one of the most powerful figures in Texas since 2002, but he could be ousted Tuesda...

Leticia Van De Putte: 'I Know I'm Up To The Challenge'

Houston Chronicle | David Saleh Rauf | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN -- State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte is taking her campaign for lieutenant governor on the road, embarking on a 16-city bus tour that over nine d...

These Texas Republicans Don't Give A !@#$ If You Know They Want Creationism In Schools

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

All the Republican candidates running for Texas lieutenant governor agree: Creationism needs to be taught in schools. At a statewide televised deba...

Every Republican In This Statewide Race Wants Creationism In Public Schools

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

Science advocates in Texas won a battle last month after the State Board of Education voted to approve new science textbooks that teach evolution. How...