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2012 Elections

The Romney Effect

Jan 21, 2013 By Erica Grieder

The Republican nominee may have lost the election, but his margin of victory in Texas suggests how the state may be changing.

Election Night: Ten Takeaways

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Cruz cruises, Wendy Davis holds on, Pete Gallego scores an upset, Karl Rove gets cranky, and six other election highlights from around the state and country. 

Romney’s Texas Cabinet Members?

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

U.S. Senator John Cornyn and outgoing senator Kay Bailey Hutchison were floated as potential members of a Romney administration, and Greg Abbott is a top choice to head the EPA.

Rick Perry Is Still Newsworthy

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

From Satan to sleep apnea, five headlines about Rick Perry following his Friday night appearance at the Texas Tribune festival and the publication of Oops, a presidential campaign e-book by the Trib's Jay Root.