Elections 2012

Race to the Right Exemplified in District 19

Jan 21, 2013 By Sonia Smith

Several Republican primary battles in Texas seem to be about burnishing conservative bonafides, and few races better demonstrate this effort than the contest between James White and Mike "Tuffy" Hamilton.

The Meeting of the Ricks

Apr 8, 2012 By Sonia Smith

Erstwhile presidential candidate Rick Perry met with Rick Santorum in Austin, but the details of their discussion are unknown. Maybe Santorum hopes the state will switch to a winner-takes-all primary.