Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has picked up a last-minute endorsement in the runoff race against Sen. Dan Patrick, but is a former rival’s approval enough to overcome the double-digit deficit we saw in March?

In Monday’s Capital Tonight, we checked in on the latest in the lieutenant governor’s race, including new reports about Sen. Patrick’s financial history.

ON THE AGENDA

Gov. Rick Perry was back in the national spotlight this weekend with an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” where he shared more of his thoughts on a possible presidential run. The Quorum Report‘s Harvey Kronberg joined us to give his impression on that and more.

FARM TO CAPITOL

And it’s a been a big year for agricultural issues, from a dispute over land ownership to a sharp rise in beef prices. Gene Hall of the Texas Farm Bureau stopped by to explain things from a food producers perspective.