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Topic - David Dewhurst
Houston Chronicle. March 22, 2014.
Houston Sen. Dan Patrick says his strong showing in the GOP race for Texas lieutenant governor shows that the tea party is "alive and well" in the state.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and state Sen. Dan Patrick have advanced to a runoff for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary, extending an already bruising campaign for one of the state's most powerful offices.
Texas Republicans send Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst to runoff with state Sen. Dan Patrick.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says he's confident he'll win a runoff against a state senator who is trying to unseat him from one of the most powerful offices in Texas state government.
After 11 years in one of the most powerful offices in Texas state government, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst faces the election of his career as he runs against three Republican challengers.
The lieutenant governor's plan to spend $60 million to quickly ramp up security along the Mexican border won't likely happen until September, raising accusations by his primary opponents that his urgent call for a border enforcement surge was politically motivated.
The removal of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman from life support has four influential Republicans running for lieutenant governor in agreement again: They say a judge erred, and vowed to tighten state law so it's never repeated.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst called on the state's senators Thursday to draft a new long-range plan to boost education performance in Texas schools and universities.
Hundreds of jeering protesters helped stop Texas lawmakers from passing one of the toughest abortion measures in the country, shouting down Senate Republicans and forcing them to miss a midnight deadline to pass the bill.
Ted Cruz's stunning 14-percentage-point victory over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in Tuesday's runoff for the Texas Republican Senate nomination gives the tea party explosive momentum heading into the remaining primaries nationwide and the November general elections.
The bodacious victory of Ted Cruz in the Texas Republican primary has somehow fired up Texas Gov. Rick Perry, whose own right-hand man lost to Mr. Cruz on Tuesday by 14 fat percentage points. But the ever-canny Mr. Perry has ridden the Cruz victory like a bronco, tamed his own presidential disappointment and framed the Lone Star State in heroic terms.
Tea party favorite Ted Cruz, once considered a long shot to win the Texas Republican Senate nomination, beat Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a bitterly contested and expensive two-man runoff election Tuesday.
One of the most expensive and bitter intraparty political battles in Texas history is almost over, as Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and tea party insurgent Ted Cruz face off Tuesday in a GOP runoff election to make the ballot for the state's open Senate seat.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and tea-party favorite Ted Cruz are heading to a July 31 runoff in the state's Republican Senate primary, the Associated Press declared late Tuesday.
"I think they're just throwing money at the border for nothing," he told the Texas Observer recently.
HOUSTON (AP) - Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and state Sen. Dan Patrick have advanced to a runoff for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary, extending an already bruising campaign for one of the state's most powerful offices.