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Stories with person: David Dewhurst
  • Julian Castro, Dan Patrick debate immigration 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:08 pm
  • SAN ANTONIO - Prominent Texas figures in the debate over the country's immigration policies took their dispute from Twitter to the airwaves on Tuesday, facing off in person for audiences on the Internet and Spanish-language television.

  • Senators vying for higher posts spar in hearing 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:13 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - A Senate panel's discussion about how best to overhaul the curriculum and testing procedures for Texas high schools at times felt like a political debate Monday, as a gubernatorial hopeful and two candidates for lieutenant governor shared the spotlight.

  • Judge stops investigation into Battleground Texas 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:50 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - A state district judge has thrown out a complaint filed against the Democratic outreach group Battleground Texas that was based on a conservative filmmaker's video, a special prosecutor said Monday.

  • Business interests question Republican truths 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:05 am
  • AUSTIN, Texas - Business interests are walking the halls of the Texas Capitol calling on lawmakers to rethink some of their past policies, hoping that after the November election they can win some key victories next year.

  • Perry backs storage site for Texas nuclear waste 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:45 pm
  • LUBBOCK, Texas - Gov. Rick Perry has asked lawmakers to explore establishing a location in Texas to store the state's high-level radioactive waste.

  • Van de Putte starts bus tour in lt. gov. campaign 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 9:03 am
  • AUSTIN, Texas - Democrat Leticia Van de Putte is beginning a nine-day bus tour to bring attention to her campaign for lieutenant governor.

  • Bush is GOP's lone Hispanic statewide candidate 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 11:33 am
  • EL PASO, Texas - At a Mexican restaurant a stone's throw from the Mexican border, the crowd is bilingual and so is the candidate they've come to see.

  • Patrick, Dewhurst spar over border security 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 6:12 pm
  • KERRVILLE, Texas - Now considered an underdog to keep his job, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst went on a verbal attack Friday, accusing his Republican runoff rival state Sen. Dan Patrick of lying about how much money Texas has spent securing its border with Mexico and failing to keep his promise to eradicate a much-maligned online school curriculum system.

  • Patrick uses Huckabee to tout tea party appeal 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 6:27 pm
  • DALLAS - State Sen. Dan Patrick burnished his tea party credentials by appearing Thursday with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in hopes of further distancing himself in the race for lieutenant governor.