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Senate Race Toss Up Label
Could Drive the Price Tag Up

Cook report rates Texas tussle 50-50 contest after poll confirms others that have fight close as vote nears.

Border Town Democrat Could
Be New Senate Republican Foe

House Dem emerges in early speculation on possible challengers in district that GOP flips.

Flores Wins Special Senate Bout
in County that He Fails to Carry

Gallego may have killed hopes by declining to reach out to Dem lawmaker who'd been rival.

Republican Makes History in OT
with Win in Special SD 19 Race

Flores gives Senate first Hispanic GOP member with runoff victory as underdog at outset.

Poll Finds Almost No Wiggle
Room on U,S. Senate Race

College that's been in field here most shows 99 percent of likely votes have made choice in Ted vs. Beto.

Gallego Ends Bid with Cash Windfall on Eve of OT Vote
Democrat upstages GOP foe with fundraising flurry on final day including 50 grand from trial lawyer.

Texas-OU Event Lawmaker List
Has Several Curious Omissions

Rinaldi and five speaker hopefuls not in group of Republicans raising cash with the governor in Big D.

Wolf of Collin County Hit Gives
AG Race More Hollywood Flavor

Senate Runoff Funds Give False Republican Unity Appearance

Sanctuary Cities Revision Vote
Could Be Speaker Race Factor

Patrick Bankrolling Flores in OT
as Gallego Reaps Lawyer Cash

Hispanic Dem Caucus Chair Bid
Doesn't Appear to Signal Split

New Poll Shows GOP Incumbent
with Lead that May Not Be Real

Burden of Proof Roles Reversed
in the Case of Houston Chronicle

Bush Alamo Battle Cry May Be
Higher Ambitions Springboard

Hailey's Comment: Beto Takes First Lead after Dip that Prompts Attack Vow
Reuters poll shows Democrat up by two on Cruz as national expert calls O'Rourke win real possibility in red state..


Texas House Speaker Race Rankings: Straus Team Split
in Leadership Wrangling

West Texans fighting for inside lane with fairly equal amounts of support from top lieutenants on outgoing leader's team.


Nation's Hottest U.S. Senate Bout Shapes Up as Historic Exception to Texas Trend
Most extraordinary aspect of Beto bid may be shot at win with rest of Dems statewide cast on predictable path.

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Texas Political Consultants Scorecard for the Primary Runoff Election in 2018
Speaker team establishment strategists may have helped reshape state's political future with efforts in round two.


Speaker Saves Best for Last
as Primary Runoff Vote MVP

Straus has finest showing at polls with sweep in open House races.
Democrat Plays Race Card in OT
with Come-from-Behind Victory

Ex-council member keeps seat for blacks in runoff fight with Latino.
Davis Prevails in Duel with GOP
Governor as the Primary MVP

Straus ally records double-digit victory in retail campaign clinic.
GOP Senator Derails Tag Team Game Plan in OT Hopes Killing
West Texan puts Panhandle Republican brand on display.
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Who deserves the most credit for GOP win in Senate District 19?

Greg Abbott
James Dickey

Tim Dunn
Pete Flores
Dan Patrick

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