One stage, four candidates, and countless opportunities to try to burnish credentials.
The candidacy of Dan Patrick for lieutenant governor could be a seminal moment in Texas politics.
Before everyone declares Dewhurst to be dead, just keep in mind that while his rivals may be starved for money, Dewhurst is not.
The debate among the Republican candidates for lieutenant governor was heavy on wedge issues but light on policy.
The New York Times profiled Jerry Patterson, the colorful and controversial Texas Land Commissioner.