Citing a vision for the future and a clear plan to keep Texas strong, Baker said, I have known Kay for many years and she is the leader Texans need to keep our state strong. No one has, and no one will fight harder for Texas than Kay Bailey Hutchison. She has the record and the vision to lead this state into the future, and that is why I am endorsing her bid to be the Lone Star States first female Republican governor. Baker, a native Houstonian, has served in senior government positions under three U.S. presidents including Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. He is a leader in the Republican Party nationally and here at home in Texas 2010: The Bushiest Bushie for Kay | The Texas Tribune Looks like she is getting quite the number of endorsements .