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Kinky Friedman contemplates run for Texas governor

Kinky Friedman contemplates run for Texas governor

Humorist and author Kinky Friedman has formed a political committee to begin fundraising for the Texas gubernatorial race in 2010. Friedman said Tuesday that he'll travel the state to talk to residents about whether to run as a Democrat in 2010, when Republican Gov. Rick Perry's second term ends. Author, Musician, and candidate for Governor of Texas, Kinky Friedman served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malaysia in the 1960's.

Kinky Friedman contemplates run for Texas governor

Kinky Friedman contemplates run for Texas governor

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Humorist and author Kinky Friedman has formed a political committee to begin fundraising for the Texas gubernatorial race in 2010.

Friedman said Tuesday that he'll travel the state to talk to residents about whether to run as a Democrat in 2010, when Republican Gov. Rick Perry's second term ends.

He ran unsuccessfully as an independent in 2006.

Friedman told supporters in a letter that he intends to run "a serious campaign" and "play by the rules."

Democrats who have also expressed interest include former U.S. ambassador to Japan Tom Schieffer and state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte. If he declares his candidacy, Friedman will run against Republicans Perry and U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.




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