Posts Tagged ‘David Dewhurst’
I know, it’s politics.
The favor has been repaid.
David Dewhurst has the support of the man he backed for president, Rick Perry. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
this morning endorsed David Dewhurst for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.
Dewhurst, the state’s lieutenant governor, was a strong supporter of Perry’s ill-starred presidential campaign and stumped for Perry before the Iowa caucuses.
Dewhurst is leading in Republican primary polls over a field of rivals that includes former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz, former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and former football player and ESPN commentator Craig James.
By the way, Rick Perry didn’t get much more enthusiastic support in his presidential bid than he did from Ted Cruz -
Another outstanding video from Ben Howe
You can go here to find out more about Ted Cruz, Texan for US Senate.
- Ted Cruz: Obama administration ‘ignorant’ towards religious freedom (humanevents.com)
- Cruz Brings Tea Party Flavor To Texas Senate Race (dfw.cbslocal.com)
…who supports Rick Perry?
On the last official run of his fourteen-day bus tour, the Texas governor will roll out with a whole slew of surrogates, including but not limited to:
Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana
Sam Brownback, governor of Kansas
Sam Graves, congressman of Missouri
Mick Mulvaney, congressman of South Carolina
David Dewhurst, lieutenant governor of Texas
Susan Combs, comptroller of Texas
Steve Forbes, Businessman and former GOP presidential candidate
Marcus Luttrell, U.S. Navy SEAL
Larry Gatlin, country singer
Probably not, that is, until now. Wonder who the media is pushing and why?
- Leading Perry backers head to Iowa for final push (politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com)