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David Dewhurst

David DewhurstBorn: 18-Aug-1945
Birthplace: Houston, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Lt. Governor of Texas

Military service: USAF

Estimated personal fortune, $200M[1].

Establishment Republican, defeated by Tea Party candidate Ted Cruz in his attempt to obtain the 2012 Republican nomination for Kay Bailey Hutchison's US Senate seat. Though there are differences in rhetoric, their actual policy positions differ little.

[1] Austin Chronicle, 18 October 2002.

Wife: Tammy Jo Hopkins (former Miss Teen USA, m. 1995, div. 2000)

    High School: Lamar High School, Houston, TX
    University: BA, University of Arizona (1967)

    Lieutenant Governor of Texas (2003-)
    Texas State Official Commissioner, Texas General Land Office (1999-2003)
    Falcon Seaboard Founder/Owner (1981-)
    CIA employee (1971-74, stationed in Bolivia)
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Friends of Senator D'Amato 1998 Committee
    George W. Bush for President
    John McCain 2008
    McCain for Senate '98
    McCain-Palin Victory 2008
    New Republican Majority Fund
    Tom Delay Congressional Committee

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