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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

File photo of people voting. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Miller Wins GOP Nod For Agriculture Commissioner

Former lawmaker Sid Miller has won the Republican nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner after a runoff boosted by a rare endorsement from Gov. Rick Perry.

05/27/2014

File photo of Lieutenant Governor of Texas David Dewhurst. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Texas Primary Turnout Was Low, Runoff May Be Lower

Turnout was low for the Texas primary, and a July 31 runoff to decide who wins the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate is likely to see it sink even lower.

05/30/2012

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