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Shelley Kofler / KERA News

Gay Republicans say they’ll fight to eliminate demeaning language about “homosexuality” in the state GOP platform when the party brings its convention to Fort Worth on Thursday.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

In the three-way Republican race for attorney general, candidates are trying to outdo the next as the most conservative. Their strategies may make political sense, but they don’t exactly reflect what the attorney general actually does.

Cruz Banks On Tea Party Support

May 8, 2012

The national Tea Party Express held rallies in Texas the past three days drumming up support for a variety of Republican candidates. The Texas primary is May 29. The national Tea Party Express has endorsed Texas GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Ted Cruz. 

The four leading GOP candidates for U.S. Senate meet Friday at a debate broadcast live on KERA 90.1. 

A New Effort To Give Texas More Influence On GOP Primary Race

Apr 9, 2012

Historically, Texas has used a winner-take-all model to award delegates in GOP presidential primary elections. This year, the state had to change to awarding delegates in proportion to the votes each candidate earned. The national party insisted on that change because Texas was originally scheduled to hold its primary before April 1st.

Ben Philpott/KUT

Austin, TX – Political operatives, reporters and pundits alike agreed - the biggest story to come out of last nights republican debate in Michigan was Governor Rick Perry's gaffe. As Ben Philpott reports For KUT News, the more important story is what his performance on stage may have started behind the scenes.

Just how bad was it?

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