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‘Salute The Tea Party Of Texas': Tea Party Candidates Win Big In Primary Runoff

Republican voters appeared ready to push Texas even further to the right Tuesday, backing Tea Party favorites and casting out longtime Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst for a state senator and firebrand radio talk show host who criticized the incumbent as too moderate for one of the state’s most powerful political jobs.

05/28/2014

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the Senate at the Texas State capitol on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Patrick Beats Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst In Runoff

Republican voters appeared ready to push Texas even further to the right Tuesday by backing tea party favorites over establishment candidates, casting out Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in favor of a state senator who sharpened his policy and debating skills as a firebrand radio talk show host.

05/27/2014

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Patrick Challenged On Hiring Illegal Immigrant In The Past

Candidate for lieutenant governor Dan Patrick has promised a tougher line on illegal immigration but is coming under fire after a former employee said he worked at Patrick’s sports bar without legal authorization.

02/19/2014

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Dan Patrick: ‘Schaub The Key To Texans Super Bowl’

Broadcaster extraordinaire Dan Patrick joins MaD Radio. We talk about the Texans and what they need to win the Super Bowl.

09/04/2012

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Texas Tea Party Feud Pits Cruz Against Patrick

Long-simmering tensions between tea party-backed U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz and Sen. Dan Patrick, a leading tea party voice in the Texas Legislature, have boiled over during a radio interview.

06/29/2012

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