Texas Governors' Race Goes National as Parties Eye Long-Term Gains

Democrats are eyeing the opportunity to recapture the Texas governor's seat for the first time in 15 years, in a race that could have an impact on national elections for years to come as the state prepares to draw up new congressional district lines. Former Houston mayor and lawyer Bill White is in a surprisingly close race with GOP incumbent Rick Perry, running for a third term. Among likely voters, Perry was leading White by 46 percent to 39 percent, with 8 percent undecided, in the most...Full Story
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