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Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Dan Patrick allegedly bought radio station with laundered money borrowed from backer

Two days after the candidates’ white-hot debate in Houston, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson endorsed Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst for re-election, saying challenger Dan Patrick has “consistently proven to be unable to tell the truth.” | WITH VIDEO AND AUDIO

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Van de Putte plans San Marcos visit in bid to mobilize Hays County Democrats

Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic Party’s nominee for Texas lieutenant governor, will rally volunteers visiting voters door-to-door on Saturday as part of an all-day effort to round up support in San Marcos and Kyle for the...

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Letter: Donna Campbell is ‘a courageous conservative,’ Ted Cruz writes

The firebrand U.S. senator — revered by many Republicans, reviled by others — throws his considerable support to the state senator in her intra-party fight against Mike Novak and Elisa Chan in the March 4 party primary...

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Video: Chan, Novak debate while Campbell ducks out

San Antonio businessman Mike Novak, a former Bexar County commissioner, and businesswoman Elisa Chan, a former San Antonio City Council member, debated Feb. 10 at an event sponsored by the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters....

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Donna Campbell can’t face the facts, can’t tell the truth

State Sen. Donna Campbell emerged bloodied and bruised — but as defiant and disingenuous as ever — from a candidate forum hosted last week by the Hays County Republican Party Executive Committee.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Terri Hall: Donna Campbell’s double-cross on toll roads

The freshman senator’s newfound love for toll roads will cost her constituents hundreds or thousands each year in hidden taxes.

Monday, January 20th, 2014

GOP challengers amass $460,000 to oust Donna Campbell

With seven weeks left to convince Central Texas Republicans to ditch State Sen. Donna Campbell, the freshman lawmaker’s two primary challengers reported last week that they collectively raised or loaned their campaigns more than $460,000 during the...

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...

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Dems hope women-led ticket helps win the suburbs

State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte’s announcement on Saturday that she is running for lieutenant governor, adding a second woman to a ticket led by state Sen. Wendy Davis, is enhancing Texas Democrats’ hopes that they could...

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.

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