Dan Patrick targets rural Texas in media-shy bus tour
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On one weekday morning in late August, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s campaign had an announcement to make: After laying low throughout the summer, he was ramping up his reelection effort with a statewide bus tour, with plans to make 131 stops.
Not only had it already started — it kicked off the day before in a bus befitting a touring musician with Patrick’s silver hair and smiling face wrapped across the outside of the vehicle — but his campaign would