Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams appears ready to make his campaign to replace U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison a full time job. Ross Ramsey over at KUT's political reporting partner The Texas Tribune, says Williams will resign his commissioner's seat to focus his efforts on the race for higher office.
Williams will not comment on the reports but did have a couple of Twitter messages hinting at his decision.
"Friends, for many reasons I shouldn't directly address your questions about my Senate race intentions. Please be patient. Stay tuned," said one tweet. The next, "But get ready!! People get ready!!"