Senate Republican Primary Battle Between Hall and Burkett Ramps Up Intensity

A million-dollar Texas senate race is growing more intense with radio and mail ad attacks as the March 6 primary draws near. But whether that means trouble for District 2 incumbent Bob Hall (R-Edgewood) in his battle against challenger, State Rep. Cindy Burkett (R-Sunnyvale), depends on who you talk to.Hall proudly campaigns as Texas' most conservative senator, a title bestowed on him in an endorsement from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. His Tea Party background plays strong in Delta, Fannin, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Rains, Rockwall and Van Zandt counties -- the rural half of the district's vote.   Continue reading...

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