AUSTIN, Texas—Yesterday afternoon, Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst joined Governor Rick Perry, Attorney General Greg Abbott, as well as leadership from the Texas National Guard and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) for a press conference at the Capitol to announce the deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border. Show More Summary
HOUSTON, Texas--On July 11, 13 Texas state representatives and two state representative nominees signed a letter to Governor Rick Perry, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, Speaker Joe Straus, and members of the Legislative Budget Board. Show More Summary
East Texas (Tyler) – In a statewide press release, Grassroots America, one of the largest conservative organizations in Texas, called on Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, Attorney General Greg Abbott, and House Speaker...Show More Summary
HOUSTON, Texas--On Wednesday Texas Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and Speaker Joe Straus directed the Texas Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) to enforce the Texas/Mexico border through surge operations. The decision comes as thousands of immigrants--most of whom are from Central America--continue to cross into the U.S. Show More Summary
UPDATE: Texas Governor Rick Perry Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus today directed the Texas Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) to immediately begin law enforcement surge operations on the Texas-Mexico border to combat the flood of illegal immigration into the state in the absence of adequate federal resources to secure the border. Show More Summary
Eric Cantor joins a list of prominent Republicans whose political careers were ended “primarily” because of their support for illegal-alien amnesty: Most recently Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst lost his primary because of amnesty. Show More Summary
Part 20 of 20 in the series Trouble in Texas After trouncing incumbent Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a primary runoff Tuesday, state Sen. Dan Patrick is the favorite to win office in November. By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org HOUSTON – State Sen. Dan Patrick’s win over incumbent Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the Republican...
AUSTIN, Texas—Left-leaning Texas media wasted no time in attacking State Senator Dan Patrick after his victory in the Texas Republican primary runoff over Lt. Governor David Dewhurst. Perhaps the first shots were fired by Paul Burka on Texas Monthly’s Burka Blog. Show More Summary
HOUSTON, Texas—An emotional Lt. Governor David Dewhurst spoke graciously to a group of about 150 supporters and family members who gathered in support of his now-defeated campaign for re-election. Dewhurst conceded that his three-term service to the people of Texas would come to an end in December. Show More Summary
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst was pro-gun, anti-tax, anti–illegal immigration. He opposed the Common Core education curriculum. He’d run for Senate in 2012, attempting to find some space to Ted Cruz’s right, accusing the eventual victor of being soft on illegals and red China. Show More Summary
And here, just last week, they said the Tea Party was dead. Conservative Tea Party backed candidates won big Tuesday in Texas. State Sen. Dan Patrick, a former talk radio host, defeated Lt. Governor David Dewhurst in his reelection bid. … Continue reading ?
The 2014 Republican primaries have been good for incumbents and the GOP establishment over Tea Party candidates. Texas is having none of that. In Tuesday's GOP primary runoff elections, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst lost his bid for re-election to state Sen. Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas--Lt. Governor David Dewhurst has conceded in the Texas Lt. Governor Primary Runoff to his opponent, State Senator Dan Patrick. Lt. Governor Dewhurst was elected in 2002 and took office on January 21, 2003. Dewhurst wasShow More Summary
WAIT, I THOUGHT THE TEA PARTY MOVEMENT WAS DEAD AGAIN: Tea Party topples Texas Lt. Gov. “Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) has lost his GOP primary, ending more than a decade in office. The Associated Press has called the race for Texas state Sen. Dan Patrick (R), a hard-charging conservative who focused on illegal [...]
Republican voters appear ready to steer Texas even further to the right by backing tea party favorites over establishment candidates, which could end the political career of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, one of the most powerful figures in Texas since 2002. Show More Summary
An anonymous mailer appearing across Texas links incumbent Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst with Tea Party favorites, even though most Tea Party groups back Dewhurst’s opponent, State Sen. Dan Patrick. Image courtesy of KUT Editor’s Note: Texas...Show More Summary
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is the underdog in his primary runoff election Tuesday against challenger Dan Patrick, but Mr. Dewhurst and his campaign are going down dancing.
Say what you will about the interminable GOP primary battle for Texas Lieutenant Governor between incumbent David Dewhurst and conservative radio host turned State Senator Dan Patrick, it has produced some bizarrely creative political ads.
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David Dewhurst, Texas's Lieutenant Governor, is making a last minute appeal to voters using a disco song.