Elections

Plotting Strategy to Unseat the Incumbent

Posted on · Democratic gubernatorial nominee Bill White says GOP opponent Rick Perry has honed his tactics of diverting attention from his own poor job performance as governor. The day after he beat six primary opponents to win the party's nomination, White told reporters in Houston that it's time for change in Austin. Pat Hernandez has more.

Elections

Jackson Lee Campaigns on Her Record

Posted on · Houston's 18th Congressional District is known for its strong — outspoken leader Sheila Jackson Lee. Jackson Lee is running for re-election to a fifth term in Congress — but she's also facing a vocal challenger in the Democratic Primary on March second. Laurie Johnson has more.

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KUHF Conversations: Bill White

Posted on · Former Houston Mayor Bill White, one of the two top Democratic contenders in the March 2nd primary election for governor, sat down with KUHF's David Pitman to talk about what he'd do differently, if elected. The two also talk about campaign strategy, and whether Texas, which hasn't had a Democratic governor since 1994, is ready for one now.

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Race for the 18th District

Posted on · With the March second primary just days away — there's a lot of attention focused on Texas's 18th Congressional District. It has long been held by Sheila Jackson Lee — but Houston councilmember Jarvis Johnson is a strong challenger who says it's time for a candidate who will take the position seriously. Laurie Johnson reports.

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KUHF Conversations: Farouk Shami

Posted on · Houston-area businessman Farouk Shami made his name, and fortune, with the CHI haircare product line. Now, he's hoping his business experience will be enough to vault him into the governor's office. Shami is one of two, along with former Houston Mayor Bill White, vying for the Democratic nomination for governor. He sat down with KUHF's David Pitman to explain exactly how he'd work to bring more jobs to the state, and his disatisfaction with the Democratic party.