A full complement of state senators will soon be seated for the first time in the 2013 legislative session.
The race to replace the late Texas State Senator Mario Gallegos.
The former Harris County commissioner beat State Rep. Carol Alvarado in a run-off election to replace the late Mario Gallegos.
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.
Sen. Dan Patrick, apparently attempting to compliment Sen. Bob Duncan, said that the mesothelioma bill would not even be getting debated except for the “political capital” and respect Duncan enjoys among his colleagues. Okay, so far, so good. “I don’t think that one senator voting with you really knows what…