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In Many State, Lieutenant Governors Take On Larger Role

While still a spare tire of sorts, as the role of the governor inflates in many states, so does that of the number two: the lieutenant governor.

April 9, 2015

Patrick Topples Dewhurst In Texas Lieutenant Governor’s Race

By Anna M. Tinsley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram FORT WORTH, Texas—Texas state Sen. Dan Patrick has taken an insurmountable lead Tuesday night in the brutal, multimillion-dollar Republican battle for one of the most powerful posts in Texas government. Following weeks of personal attacks, accusations — even the unveiling of one candidate’s private medical history to reveal a […]

May 28, 2014