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Baylor and the Pac-10

Some interesting thoughts from Texas Monthly’s Paul Burka.

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A Conversation with Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst

For the ninth event in [their] TribLive series, [Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith] interviewed Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst about the budget shortfall, state-federal tensions, immigration, why he doesn’t release his taxes and his future plans.

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Chet Sets the Tone for November Election

“This race will focus on two key facts. First, I am a champion for our veterans and military families and have worked effectively on a bipartisan basis for jobs and economic development for our district. Second, Mr. Flores has been recruited by Washington, D.C. insiders to try to buy our district’s congressional seat with millions of dollars he has made as a Houston oil executive, even though he has never once voted in a general election in our district-not even once.”

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Texas SBOE the Butt of Jokes?

It seems the text book decisions recently made by the Texas State Board of Education are raising eyebrows.

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C-Span Puts Full Archives on the Web

“Researchers, political satirists and partisan mudslingers, take note: C-Span has uploaded virtually every minute of its video archives to the Internet.”