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Brandon Creighton and Dan Branch: Key Lieutenants for Straus Leadership Team

In an article for the Capitol Inside, Mike Hailey discusses Texas Senate District 4 Special Election candidate Rep. Brandon Creighton's perceived upcoming endorsement of Senator Ken Paxton for Texas Attorney General. Brandon Creighton, as well as Ken Paxton's run-off opponent Rep. Dan Branch, are both represented by seasoned political consultant Ted Delisi, which could turn into quite the predicament for Delisi. However, as an establishment Republican and a key lieutenant on House Speaker Joe Straus' leadership team, there is speculation that Creighton is simply using this endorsement to make inroads with tea party activists.   Read more »

at Mar 31, 2014 12:38 PM
       

Richard “Gordy” Bunch Nominated For 2014 Entrepreneur Of The Year

The following came in from the Gordy Bunch for Texas Senate campaign:

Houston, March 26, 2014 – Richard “Gordy” Bunch, founder, president, and CEO of The Woodlands Financial Group has been nominated as the Gulf Coast’s Entrepreneur of the Year in the 2014 search for a national EOY recipient.

The Entrepreneur of the Year program is designed by Ernst & Young to give recognition and visibility to entrepreneurial leadership by honoring a leader of a public or private company who is responsible for the recent performance of a company. Bunch said he was honored by the nomination submitted by BBVA Compass bank,

at Mar 26, 2014 5:00 PM
       

Hoyt’s Inexperience Trumps Perez’s 15 Years Experience For Comal County District Clerk

Comal County experienced an outcome in the Republican primary race that was not expected. The District Clerk’s race was contentious because of the two candidates involved. Cherie Perez a hometown girl with 15 years experience in the District Clerk’s office and backed by three former Republican Party

at Mar 20, 2014 11:53 AM
       

Sen. Harry Reid's Camp Attempts To Rescue Wendy Davis

The Democratic gubernatorial candidacy of Texas State Senator Wendy Davis has demonstrated a consistent stream of campaign mistakes and has reportedly led national Democrats to dispatch a former aide to Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid (D-NV). Zac Petkanas, is expected to take command of Davis’ media operation, according to an article in the Dallas Morning News.

The Davis campaign has seen a series of missteps in the first quarter of 2014.

at Mar 12, 2014 3:47 PM
       

14 Texas Republicans Ask Dan Branch To Withdraw From Attorney General Runoff

AUSTIN, TEXAS--Fourteen conservative Republican members of the Texas House of Representatives have sent a letter to State Rep. Dan Branch asking that he withdraw from the runoff election race for Texas Attorney General. The result of the primary election on March 4th showed State Senator Ken Paxton in first place with a double digit lead over Branch who finished second in a three-way race.   Read more »

at Mar 10, 2014 5:00 PM
       

Class Act: Hilderbran Concedes To Hegar In Texas Comptroller Race

Two days after Texas Senator Glenn Hegar came within 200 votes of an outright victory in the Republican Primary race for Texas Comptroller, potential runoff candidate State Rep. Harvey Hilderbran conceded from the race.

In a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas, Hilderbran announced he had contacted Sen. Hegar and endorsed him in the November General Election.   Read more »

at Mar 10, 2014 9:55 AM
       

Texas Primary Election Wrap-Up

Here is a message of “Hope” to my fellow Republicans who also lost their primary race on Tuesday.

To all of my fellow Republican candidates who came up short on Election night, please let me add my words of encouragement to those that already have been given to you. I know that many people have already provided many sound words of advice including Scriptures from the Bible to brighten your outlook.   Read more »

at Mar 7, 2014 2:47 PM
       

MSNBC Attacks Greg Abbott: "It’s hard to turn a guy in a wheelchair into a villain"

In a shocking display of cruelty, MSNBC’s Zachary Roth attacked Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott in an article under the headline: "No One Pushes Greg Abbott Around." Abbott, who is in a wheelchair, is the Republican gubernatorial candidate running against Wendy Davis.

MSNBC’s Roth goes on to write, “Put simpler: It’s hard to turn a guy in a wheelchair into a villain—no matter his record.”   Read more »

at Mar 5, 2014 11:44 AM
       

2014 Primary Voting Locations

For many candidates in the 2014 Joint Primary today marks the end of a very long road. From a hotly challenges U.S. Senate race to the local party chair at the bottom of the ballot, many candidates’ journeys will come to an end and the victors will start anew towards a general challenger in November—with exception to those subject to Texas’ new 11 week runoff election scheduled for May 27th.   Read more »

at Mar 4, 2014 2:08 PM
       

Who is Missing From These Pictures? – Stunning No-Show at the HCRP

There was a remarkable event Monday morning at the headquarters of the Harris County Republican Party. It was a packed standing room only crowd expressing unity at a Republican press conference with a wide swath of Texans, not just Houstonians, in attendance. Several notable politicians were there taking time out of their busy day- before-the-election schedule to be there. There was a stunning no-show as well. 

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at Mar 4, 2014 9:30 AM
       

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