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Tom Pauken of Port Aransas, a candidate for governor of Texas in 2014, is a past chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission. He previously chaired the Republican Party of Texas and served in the administration of President Ronald Reagan. He is a Vietnam veteran.

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Wendy Davis v. the Truth-O-Meter

Wendy Davis declared today that she's running for governor, first by email.

She’s already got a Truth-O-Meter report card.

Tape recorder? Check. Texas Trib fest? There.

We’ll listen for curious claims during the Texas Tribune Festival taking place at the University of Texas--and we’ll have help.

Is Wendy Davis fairest of them all in Texas?

The single public poll run since Davis filibustered the Texas anti-abortion legislation delivered a mixed message about her popularity.