National Affairs: Me For Ma

In Texas, a novel situation has arisen in regard to the sex of the next Governor. There has never been a woman Governor before, butTexas stands a good chance of having one next year.

Texas has two Democratic primaries. In the first of these, it is fairly easy to get on the ballot. In the second, only the two leaders in the first primary contend for the nomination. Texas is solidly Democratic, so that the second Democratic primary generally is equivalent to an election.

This year there were nine candidates in the first primary, held in July. One of them, Judge Felix...

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