Texas US Senate Race: Tom Leppert releases new TV ad

US Senate candidate Tom Leppert continues to move forward in his quest to get in a runoff with Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. From the very beginning of the campaign until now, his team has remained positive and produced some outstanding videos. This one is no exception:   NEW TV AD: “Didn’t Do” “How Did I […]

Dewhurst, Leppert running strong, positive campaigns

…which might explain why they are the frontrunners in the race to fill retiring U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison’s seat. First, the latest Dewhurst campaign video is just awesome: Awesome because of that closing line: Some people say it will take courage. I disagree. Courage is what my Dad did. All we have to do […]

Texas US Senate race campaign finance

Yeah, I know, I’m late to the game with this one. Once again, work interferes with blogging. So I’m sure that others have already broken down the campaign finance reports for Ted Cruz, David Dewhurst, and Tom Leppert but I’m going to do it anyway. Mostly because I like charts but also so that I […]

Tom Leppert quietly moving into position for runoff

Conventional wisdom in Texas politics says that a mayor can’t make the jump to winning a statewide race. Former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert is trying to break that conventional wisdom and has quietly moved into the number two slot behind Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. I sat down with him and discussed a wide range of […]

Dewhurst grabs gold standard endorsement

Wow. Just wow. Longtime readers know that I use "wow" when I can't think of another term to describe bewilderment or shock. And I gotta come clean on this one because when I read this press release, I was bewildered. Shocked. Befuddled even.   "All political candidates make promises during election campaign; however, we have […]

Texas candidates for senator interview for the job

The Clear Lake Tea Party and the Alliance of Constitutional Patriots sponsored a candidate forum for candidates seeking the senate seat currently held by Sen. Kay Baily Hutchison last night on the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus. State Rep. John Davis (R-129) paid for the facility rental. The forum was well attended, it started at […]

Leppert continues charge in Senate race

The fun part of commenting on politics when you aren't supporting a specific candidate is that you get to watch all of the candidates with a sort of, kind of, unbiased eye. No one is truly unbiased of course, which is why I qualified that but in the race to replace retiring Sen. Kay Bailey […]