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12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: Craig James

Craig James

Age: 51 

Residence:  Dallas

Professional/Political Experience:  Southern Methodist University; New England Patriots football player;  Founder, Craig James School of Broadcasting and Players Communication Network; ESPN Sports Broadcaster; Licensed Commercial Land Broker.

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Government
12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: Lela Pittenger

Lela Pittenger

Age: 32

Birthplace: Lubbock, TX

Professional/Political Experience: Austin College; SMU; Admissions Counselor, Austin College; National Sales Manager, PRA Destination Management.

Texas Connection: Raised and educated in Texas.

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Government
12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: Addie Dainell Allen

Democrat Addie Dainell Allen

Residence:  Beaumont, TX

Professional/Political Experience:  Lamar University: Saftey and Health Specialists, U.S.Dept. of Occupational Health and Safety; Department of Homeland Security Employee.

Texas Connection: Born in Orange, TX; Member of Cathedral of Faith in Beaumont; lMeals on Wheels board member

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Government
12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: Sean Hubbard

Democrat Sean Hubbard

Residence: Dallas

Professional/Political Experience: University of Texas at Dallas, BA, Government and Politics; Strategy Director, Molera for Congress Campaign, 2002; Worked on Obama Dallas Field Plan 2008.

Texas ConnectionBorn in Austin; Raised in Scurry; Baled hay on grandfather’s farm.

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Government
12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: Joe Agris

Age: 70

Birthplace: New York

Professional/Political Experience: Professor, Baylor College of Medicine and Dow University, Pakistan; Methodist Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital, has traveled to 25 countries.

Texas Connection: Has lived in Texas for 35 years; Founder, Agris-Zindler Children's Fund that provides medical and surgical care for Texas children with no insurance or money to pay for healthcare.

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Government
12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: Curt Cleaver

Curt Cleaver

Age: 45
Birthplace: Gary, IN

Professional/Political Experience: National Sales Manager for national hotel chain; President & CEO, Five Star Hotel Management Corporation, Fort Worth,1996-Present.

Texas Connection: Member, Gateway Church, Southlake; Lives in Fort Worth; Texan for 26 years.

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Government
12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: Glenn Addison

Glenn Addison

Age: 51
Birthplace: Pasadena, TX

Professional/Political Experience: Abilene Christian University; Broker, Farmers Insurance; Funeral Home and Cemetery Owner, Magnolia ISD Board Member 1997-2011

Texas Connection: Live in Channelview, Magnolia, New Waverly, Lufkin, Houston and Spring.

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Government
12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: Paul Sadler

Democrat Paul Sadler

Age: 57

Residence:  Henderson, TX

Professional/Political Experience:   Baylor University Law School; Texas House of Representatives 1991-2003, Chair of legislative public education committees; Executive Director, Wind Coalition 2008-2012.

Texas ConnectionBorn in Freer, TX; John B. Connally “Award for Excellence in Education,” Just For The Kids Foundation

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Government
12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz

Age: 41
Residence: Houston

Professional/Political Experience: Princeton University; Harvard Law School; Clerk, Chief Justice William Rehnquist; Deputy Attorney General; Director of the Office of Policy Planning, FTC; Texas Solicitor General 2003-2008.

Texas Connection: Born in Canada, raised in Houston; Student speaker for Houston’s Free Enterprise Institution.

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Government
12:00 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Profile: David Dewhurst

David Dewhurst

Age: 66

Residence:  Houston

Professional/Political Experience:  University of Arizona; US Air Force; CIA; State Department; Founder of Falcon Seaboard energy and investment company; Texas Land Commissioner 1999-2003; Texas Lt. Governor since 2003.

Texas Connection:  Born in Houston; Cattle rancher and champion horse rider inducted into Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame 2009

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