Consultants for Democrat Wendy Davis warned her campaign months ago that the Fort Worth senator was headed for a humiliating defeat in the Texas governor’s race unless she adopted a more centrist message and put a stop to staggering internal dysfunction.
Deep-blue Dallas County got a touch of red Tuesday when Republican Susan Hawk ousted District Attorney Craig Watkins. Hawk talks about some of her plans, while a loyal Democrat talks about why she may have gained votes that used to belong to Watkins
For months, the candidates for Texas governor have sparred, debated, and tried to sell themselves to voters. Tuesday night, Democrat Wendy Davis and Republican Greg Abbott will find out who will lead this state.
On the first day of early voting, politics was not at the top of Dallas' concerns. Instead, residents were obsessed with Ebola, a disease less threatening to their lives, statistically, than the furniture in their homes.