Tom Pauken, the former chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, knows he has an uphill climb to defeat Greg Abbott in the Republican primary for governor next March. But he’s not interested in what he calls “the divine right of succession.”
At yesterday's hearing of the Texas Senate Nominations Committee, Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Tom Pauken didn't mince words about the dire situation facing the state's unemployment rate -- and the fund the state relies upon to pay unemployment benefits. The Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund will be flat broke sometime next
Winners in the March 10 primaries:George W. Bush His archnemesis, former Republican state chairman Tom Pauken, failed to make the runoff for attorney general, while his point man for his strategy to win Hispanic votes, former Secretary of State Tony Garza, won the GOP nomination for railroad commissioner.Big Money The
The right’s phony gay-bashing campaign. Plus: Poor Phil Gramm.
In his memoirs, archconservative state GOP chair Tom Pauken refights the cultural wars of the sixties—and loses.