Elections

Upstart Medina Out to Impress in Second Debate

Posted on · Tonight, republican candidates for governor will square off for their second debate. Governor Rick Perry and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison are still the headliners, but observers are trying to figure out how Debra Medina could affect the GOP nomination. Shelley Kofler has more on what's happened to Medina since the first debate two weeks ago.

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Observers: Beating Jackson-Lee Will be Tough

Posted on · Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has represented the 18th district of Houston since 1995. In the past those who've run against her have barely put up a fight. But this year could be different with Houston City Councilman Jarvis Johnson announcing he'll take on Jackson Lee in the Democratic Primary. Bill Stamps went to the 18th district to see what people are saying about the race.

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KUHF Conversations: Perspectives on the Gubernatorial Debate

Posted on · The Republican candidates for Texas governor talked taxes, states rights, and even drug policy in their first debate last night. Incumbent governor Rick Perry faced off against long time Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and GOP activist Debra Medina at the debate in Dallas. KUHF's Melissa Galvez watched the proceedings with Paul Brace, professor of political science at Rice University and Nancy Sims, political blogger, to get their take on how the candidates handled themselves.