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Which president hopeful who was born or raised in Texas will do best?

Jeb Bush
Ted Cruz
Carly Fiorina
Rand Paul
Rick Perry

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Texas House Budget Boss Derby
Has Favorites and Dark Horses

Two recent finalists and up-and-comer pair may have best shots at powerful west wing post.

Speaker Gets Reprieve as Bell
Targets Supreme Court Judges

Gay marriage foe launches states rights crusade after letting leadership race rumors sizzle.

Simpson Beefs Up War Chest
as Self-Styled Insider Target

House Republican rounds up more cash than envisioned in opening stage of Senate battle.

Don't Confuse the Hood County
Clerk Katie Lang with k.d. lang

Official who had forms clicks away may get chance to show that religion is supreme priority.

Paxton Lawyer Was Partner
with Major Democratic Donor

SC Judge and Ex-State Officials
Surface in AG Pick Speculation

House Speaker Battle Could Be
Stage for Venting on Dead Bill

High Court Moves Could Spark
Nullification Push Resurrection

DNC Pulls Plug on Two-Step
to Texas Party Chiefs Dismay

GOP Leaders Created Defiance
Appearance as Political Stroke

State Legislators Raising Cash
Earlier than Normal This Year

Hailey's Comment: Patrick Tea Party Divorce is Rare Chance Squandered
Senate boss and activist put happy face on break-up that may be major setback for movement in Texas.


Best of the Legislature: Session Stars Made Big
Impact in Unique Ways

Statehouse stars left marks as law makers, bill killers and process maestros.

Freshmen Superlatives
in the Regular Session

Dennis Bonnen Harold Dutton
Jonathan Stickland Jane Nelson

Leadership Shakeup
Fuels Shift at Capitol
with Tea Party Tint

Red connections could be gold as changes at the top rock rankings amid all-time

Hired Gun Lobbyists
Rising Star Lobbyists
Lobby Teams & Groups

A-Team and Tea Party Dominate Clout Charts
Senate fresh faces and House team muscle.

Freshmen Cubs Take Wolfpack Mentality
Speaker rookie pals on high ridge of House clout.

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