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National Guard Deployment: ‘Our Intent is for You Not to Come Across’

CAMP SWIFT, Texas — Lt. Governor David Dewhurst attended a briefing from the Texas National Guard Command Staff prior to meeting with about 100 soldiers who are about to be deployed to the Texas border region under Operation Strong Safety. Show More Summary

Lt. Gov. Make Personal Donation to Put More Deputies on the Streets in Falfurrias

HOUSTON, Texas — Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst made a personal donation to the group of police officers from South Texas who are volunteering their time to help the financially beleaguered Brooks County Sheriff’s Office in Falfurrias, Texas. Show More Summary

Lt Gov Dewhurst: Educating Illegal Kids Will Cost Texas Half a Billion Dollars

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R-TX) reported that educating the unaccompanied minor illegal immigrant children already in Texas would cost the state half a billion dollars. “Obviously we have had over 50,000 unaccompanied children come into...Show More Summary

Texas Lt. Gov.: 'I’m Convinced' Mexican Gov't Helping Illegals

David Dewhurst, the lieutenant governor of Texas, said that he believes officials in Mexico’s government are helping children illegally immigrate to the United States. He said, "Kids that are six-years old, 10-years old, can’t make it...Show More Summary

Texas Lt. Gov.: Obama 'Doesn’t Really Want' to Secure Border

Lt. Gov David Dewhurst (R-Texas) slammed President Barack Obama, saying that the president “doesn’t really, in his heart, want” to secure the southern border. On Monday’s “Sean Hannity Show,” he declared that the president doesn’t care about the surge of illegal immigrants. Show More Summary

Dewhurst Discusses National Guard at Border

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

Texas Reps Urge State Action to Secure Border

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

Texas Grassroots Group Demands State Officials Act on Border Crisis

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

Greg Abbott Supports Texas-Led Border Security Surge

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

BREAKING: Texas-Led Border Security Surge 'Imminent'

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

Republicans who were retired because of amnesty

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

Patrick’s win may doom Hall impeachment effort

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...

Texas Monthly’s Paul Burka Echoes Chicken Little Over Tea Party Victories

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

Dewhurst Calls for Party Unity in Concession Speech

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 Gets Even Redder

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

Not So Dead… Tea Party WINS BIG in Texas

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 ?

Tea Party exacts its revenge on GOP establishment, David Dewhurst in Texas primaries

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

David Dewhurst Concedes Texas Republican Lt. Governor Nomination to Dan Patrick

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….

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 [...]

Texas Poised to Move Further Right

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

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