The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.
By United Press International

Dog enters Texas governor race

AUSTIN, Texas, July 7 (UPI) -- Officials with the Texas gubernatorial campaign of Woodrow the dog said the canine's candidacy is aimed at bringing awareness to animal issues.
Kinky Friedman drops gubernatorial bid

Kinky Friedman drops gubernatorial bid

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Satirist and songwriter Kinky Friedman says he's dropped his bid to become governor of Texas and instead plans to run for state agriculture commissioner.

Kinky Friedman to court Democratic support

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Former Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman says he plans to run for the Democratic Party nomination for governor in 2010.

Texas Gov. Perry re-elected; Friedman 4th

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Republican Gov. Rick Perry has been re-elected in Texas as expected, CBS News projected.

Friedman vows to stay on Texas ballot

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Independent Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman has dismissed an appeal from his Democratic rival to quit the race, saying he's in it to win.

Late Gov. Anne Richards not for Kinky

HOUSTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- New York Post columnist Liz Smith stirred the Texas gubernatorial pot from across the country by writing the late Gov. Anne Richards supported Kinky Friedman.

Kinky Friedman's old joke haunts campaign

DALLAS, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Candidates for governor in Texas want fellow hopeful comedian-turned-politician Kinky Friedman to apologize for a joke he uttered 26 years ago.

Kinky Friedman crew gets governor's boots

AUSTIN, Texas, May 23 (UPI) -- Supporters of singer, songwriter and would-be-governor of Texas, Kinky Friedman, are so sure he can fill Gov. Rick Perry's boots, they bought them at auction.

Kinky runs for Texas governor

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Texas humorist Kinky Friedman Thursday tossed his hat in the race for governor, saying he needs the closet space at the governor's mansion. Friedman, an independent, made his announcement before a crowd of about 200 supporters in front of the Alamo, WOAI-

Kinky Friedman to run for Texas governor

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Texas Republicans and Democrats alike are cheering the entry of humorist and country music writer Kinky Friedman into the 2006 gubernatorial race.
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