Dem governor candidates provide glimpse into runoff race
With just four weeks to go before the crucial runoff election, the two Democrats vying for the chance to replace Republican incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday night gave a hint of how the final days of their race will play out.
Lupe Valdez, 70, the former Dallas County sheriff, repeatedly stressed improving public education, health care and economic opportunity for all Texans in her comments to a gathering of about 200 Democrats from Harris, Fort Band and Brazoria counties.
"I want to be the voice of the common folks," said Valdez, a San Antonio native and daughter of migrant... read more