Leticia Van de Putte http://hppr.org en Kinky Friedman could be Texas Democrat’s best chance at a statewide win http://hppr.org/post/kinky-friedman-could-be-texas-democrat-s-best-chance-statewide-win <p></p><p>Texas Democrats' best hope to score a win in the statewide election could be Kinky Friedman. &nbsp;Friedman is in the May 27 runoff with Jim Hogan to be the Democratic nominee for agriculture commissioner <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2014/03/13/analysis-kink-democrats-chain/?utm_source=texastribune.org&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=Tribune%20Feed:%20Main%20Feed&amp;utm_reader=feedly">reported Ross Ramsey for the Texas Tribune.</a></p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 05:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 29210 at http://hppr.org Kinky Friedman could be Texas Democrat’s best chance at a statewide win Texas politicians who learn Spanish are at an advantage http://hppr.org/post/texas-politicians-who-learn-spanish-are-advantage <p>Spanish-speakers now make up nearly one-third of the population of Texas, and political observes say that's an important factor for politicians to consider during the upcoming 2014 election season. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 06:01:27 +0000 Adam Vos 26040 at http://hppr.org Texas politicians who learn Spanish are at an advantage