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10/29/2014 08:03 PM Posted By: Capital Tonight Staff
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Republican Sen. Glenn Hegar and Democrat Mike Collier faced off Wednesday in their only televised debate for Texas Comptroller.


10/28/2014 07:24 PM Posted By: Capital Tonight Staff
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Texas Comptroller Race

In one week, we'll know who will be handling the state's money starting next year.
The candidates for Texas Comptroller will face off in a debate on Capital Tonight Wednesday.
We take a look at what exactly what those job responsibilities are.

Campaign Finance Update

As we enter the final week of election season, we take a look at who's winning the money game for the state's top two offices.
Our Capital Commentators tell us what that green could mean come November 4th.

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Texas Politics Project Breaks Down New Polls

And at first glance, a new poll seems to show Texans support the state's controversial Voter ID law, but there may be more than meets the eye.
We're joined by Jim Henson of the Texas Politics Project to break down those numbers.

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10/27/2014 04:16 PM Posted By: Capital Tonight Staff
TWC News: Capital Tonight: Campaign Finance and a Candidate Conversation
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Young Voters

Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis are both making last ditch efforts to get voters to the polls. So where do young voters fall in the race for Texas Governor? Capital Tonight's LeAnn Wallace visited the University of Texas to gauge college students opinions.

On the Agenda

Republican Greg Abbott's campaign finance figures show he raised $45 million this election cycle, while Democrat Wendy Davis has earned........... What does it all mean heading into the final week before election day? The Quorum Report's Harvey Kronberg offered his thoughts Monday is his weekly On the Agenda segment.

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Candidate Conversation


Representative Pete Gallego is hoping to retain his seat in Congress against a tough republican challenger. He sat down with us Monday, for a Candidate Conversation.
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Updated 10/27/2014 07:25 AM Posted By: Capital Tonight Staff
TWC News: Capital Tonight: Mail-in Ballots Spike, Reporter Roundtable
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Mail-in Ballots Spike

We're now one week into early voting, and already there's an interesting trend this election.
Turnout numbers are up among mail-in ballots.
We take a closer look at why people are skipping the polls and mailing in their vote.

Reporter Roundtable

With Election Day around the corner, new polling numbers show Republicans are coasting to a statewide sweep.
The reporter roundtable weighs in on the new numbers, and takes a look ahead at the likely make-up of the next legislature.

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PolitiFact Texas

A TV attack ad by Sen. Leticia Van de Putte claims a vote in the legislature by her opponent Dan Patrick allowed rapists to walk free. But is it true? Gardner Selby with PolitiFact Texas joined us Friday to fact check her claim.

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10/23/2014 01:32 PM Posted By: Capital Tonight Staff
TWC News: Capital Tonight: Ebola Task Force Hearing, Big GOP Leads in New Poll
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Ebola Task Force Public Hearing

The Governor-appointed Ebola preparedness task force heard from the public for the first time, Tuesday. They discussed ways the state can improve communication and create more options for Ebola patients. Capital Tonight's Karina Kling tells us what the state is doing to protect patients and healthcare workers from infectious diseases.

Big Lead for GOP in Latest Poll

A new UT/Texas Tribune Poll shows a double digit lead for the GOP in all the statewide races, including the race for governor. In the video below, our Capital Commentators Harold Cook and Ted Delisi dive deeper into the numbers, and tell us what the candidates can do to make sure they're on top in November.

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A Closer Look at Governor Candidates' Education Plan

What does the governor's race mean for the future of Texas education? We took a closer look at both candidates' plans for public schools, Thursday.

Plus, Executive Director Gary Godsey from the Association of Texas Professional Educators offered his thoughts on what's riding on this election.

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