"Has Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst been a reliable conservative as presiding officer of the Texas Senate? It's clear that he's been a successfully stalwart Republican. Whether or not he has been sufficiently conservative though depends on your definition," writes Mark Jones, fellow in political science.
Read part two of "How Conservative is David Dewhurst?" in the July 25, 2012, edition of the Texas Tribune.
July 25, 2012, 2:04 p.m.