Day: <span>November 2, 2010</span>

Texas House D leader loses

Among the Democratic losses in today’s Republican surge was state Rep. Jim Dunnam of Waco, leader of the House Democratic Caucus and a strong supporter of the public schools and teachers. According to final, but unofficial returns, he lost by a margin of about 52 percent to 46 percent to GOP challenger Marva Beck. Until […]

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Ds hanging on to U.S. Senate

Despite strong Republican gains in the U.S. House, the U.S. Senate was expected to keep its Democratic majority, although Republicans picked up three seats previously held by Ds in Indiana, Arkansas and North Dakota. That still leaves Republicans seven seats short of capturing a majority. Still waiting word from Nevada, where Senate Democratic leader Harry […]

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Texas House Ds who are losing

Here are some of the Democratic incumbent members of the Texas House who are losing, so far, in incomplete and unofficial returns: Jim Dunnam, Stephen Frost, Mark Homer, Jim McReynolds, Solomon Ortiz III, Abel Herrero, Patrick Rose, Valinda Bolton, Diana Maldonado, Joe Heflin, Carol Kent, Allen Vaught, Kristi Thibaut and Ellen Cohen. There may be […]

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AP says Chet Edwards loses

U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards of Waco, a Democrat in a Republican district, finally has lost to a Republican challenger, but it took a Republican tidal wave and who knows how much in outside, special interest money to do him in. The Associated Press says he won’t be able to overcome a strong, early lead from […]

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