Lt. Governor Dan Patrick railed against people in his own party who say he's not responsible. "There's a new term going around,” Patrick said Thursday. “It's called some people want to elect a responsible Republican."

On this edition of Capital Tonight we had the latest on the GOP infighting and what it could mean for re-election.

Plus will there be more paid student internships? The Texas Workforce Commissioner joined us to discuss a program aimed at getting Texans better prepared for college and careers.

And a government shutdown loomed large - once again. We told you why one senator stalled the vote.