Texas Senate Race Update for May 22, 2012
With just a week to go in probably the longest Senate race Texas has ever seen, expect a lot of election news between now and May 29:
Ted Cruz endorsed by Sean Hannity:
I am given to understand that this Hannity fellow is kind of a big deal.
Here’s the automated call Sara Palin is doing for Cruz:
Cruz’s pre-primary FEC report. He actually raised more money from donors than Dewhurst did.
Here’s Dewhurst’s FEC report.
Ted Cruz appears on Coffee and Markets.
Club for Growth ads are hurting David Dewhurst. Here’s the ad:
Club for Growth has also put up another anti-Dewhurst site: http://daviddewhurttexas.com/. Catchy name, but not seeing anything new there.
National Review calls the latest Dewhurst attacks on Cruz “laughable.”
The Real Ted Cruz.
Blogger Whitney Neal on why she supports Cruz.
A more complete breakdown of that UT/Texas Tribune poll. Looks like the Democrats are headed to a Senate runoff as well.
Team Dewhurst puts up an endorsement by Rick Perry:
It’s probably a more effective ad than all of Dewhurst’s previous ads put together.
KYFO put a poll up asking which Senate candidate people support.
Interesting breakdown of candidate spending per city.
The Statesman looks at Tom Leppert. Which is more than Texas voters have done.
Leppert also gets the nod from The Ft. Worth Star-Telegram editorial board.
Speaking of Leppert, a true story: At a party this past weekend, a friend (who is not the political junkie I am) asked “Who’s that creepy old guy with the suits?”
Craig James picks up two San Antonio endorsements. Just because I haven’t heard of these people doesn’t necessarily mean no one else has…
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