While Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis duke it out on the front lines in the race for governor, two new groups are working behind the scenes to influence the conversation.

In Tuesday’s Capital Tonight, we looked at how Red State Women and Planned Parenthood Texas Votes will to make their case to voters.

CAPITAL COMMENTATORS

Gov. Rick Perry is making waves in New York once again, challenging New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on his home turf while on a job-poaching trip. Political strategists Harold Cook and Ted Delisi joined us to talk about that story and more.

FISCAL HISTORY

Former Houston Mayor Bill White is calling for a change in how we look at government debt and spending. He joined us to discuss his new book, “America’s Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse.”

WASHINGTON UPDATE

Plus, the Supreme Court heard arguments on a landmark media case and handed down an affirmative action ruling with implications here in Texas.