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Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Still chums? Cruz says Trump jumped the shark with latest attack

The political bromance between GOP presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz appeared to be unraveling Tuesday after Trump raised the issue of Cruz's Canadian birth, and Cruz suggested his rival has jumped the shark.

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Campbell primary foe hits airwaves with race’s first radio offensive

Looking to introduce himself before his opponents can do it for him, San Antonio businessman Mike Novak is running a radio spot aimed at convincing potential Republican Party primary voters that he is deserving of a fair...

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Novak brings senate campaign to San Marcos, Wimberley

Formally launching his bid to unseat Sen. Donna Campbell in next March’s Republican Party primary, San Antonio businessman Mike Novak will make two stops in Hays County on Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Conley claims mandate for roads, capital projects

Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley says Republican primary voters' verdict in his race is a mandate to keep investing heavily in roads and infrastructure while modernizing Hays County government.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Cobb rides GOP wave to county judge

Bert Cobb's victory as Hays County judge was part of a Republican sweep Tuesday that will give the GOP a 4-1 majority on the Hays County Commissioners Court. Jeff Barton, who lost the judge race, said the...

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

View stream of Thursday night LWV debate

Candidates for contested Hays County offices in the March primary will participate in the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters Candidates Debate Thursday at the San Marcos Activity Center (7 p.m.).

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

League of Women Voters debate to be streamed live

Candidates for contested Hays County offices in the March primary will participate in the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters Candidates Debate Thursday at the San Marcos Activity Center (7 p.m.). A live stream of the...

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Rose campaigns against primary challenge

When Patrick Rose first ran for the state legislature in 2002, he was 23, not long out of Princeton and unsure if he would win the office, let alone how long he would keep it. Today, Rose...

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Friedman speaks to Texas State Democrats

Agriculture Commissioner candidate Kinky Friedman spoke at the Texas State College Democrats' first meeting of the spring semester Wednesday only to be interrupted by some unresolved drama within the organization. As Kinky began his speech to the...

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Kyle council filings promise busy campaign month

Wednesday's deadline for filing in a special Kyle City Council election came and went, setting up three races while pushing the city to the end of its legal wits. Since filing began for county races, four of...

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