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U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards admitted today that he trails in his bid for an 11th term – only a month out from Election Day. "I'm the underdog," the Waco Democrat told the editorial board of The Dallas Morning News . "I don't mind saying we are behind. I relish being the underdog."...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is defending a state program that has given grants to high-tech startups whose investors are big donors to him. Perry, a Republican, said Monday at a campaign stop in Irving that the companies that get the money go through a "multilayered process'' before...
It's up to the Big John, Lucky Lady and Nita E to get the Houston Ship Channel reopened by tonight. On Monday, 40 workers tried to clear wreckage that brought Ship Channel traffic to a halt after a tug pushing barges struck an electrical tower Sunday. They brought in the Big...
The state of Texas has given more than $16 million to high-tech startups whose investors are big donors to Republican Gov. Rick Perry. The Dallas Morning News reports companies with ties to at least eight big donors have received awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund...
Democrat Bill White told a Houston gubernatorial debate that it's important that state government is "well-run as a public service for all people and not as a political machine.'' His comment refers to a Dallas Morning News report Sunday that more than $16 million from the Texas...
The race the Govenors mansion is getting tight. A recent poll has the to dead even. Governor Rick Perry and Bill White and ramping up their efforts in the final days ahead of November 2nd. Listen to the Monday October 4th, 2010 590 Election News: As the November draws near,...
Although jobs, the environment and growth dominate the conversation surrounding the upcoming San Marcos municipal elections, a local residents group is hoping candidates will focus on an additional issue: making government more transparent. Open San Marcos, a nonprofit...
Texans are bucking tradition in the matchup between Republican Rick Perry and Democrat Bill White. Women, Hispanics, young urbanites and upbeat voters are highly sought-after in elections, and most tend to lean Democratic. But voter frustrations at Democratic-controlled...
Democrat Barack Obama's 2008 presidential victory energized young voters like no candidate in recent memory. If Cameron Kinvig has his way, this time they'll line up for Rick Perry . Kinvig, a Dallas bankruptcy lawyer who helps run the Dallas County Young Republicans, thinks the...