Late Tuesday, a Senate committee voted out a contentious bill that critics have blasted as an attack on abortion rights.
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Donna Campbell seemed genuinely baffled to learn that Texas students don’t already get creationism in class. (Or Intelligent Design, as it’s more fashionably known today. Or “Intellectual Design,” as Campbell called it this morning.)
It was a wet day in Austin, and the various rallies planned outside—for Latino needs, for Texas secession—were crunched inside. A particularly motley bunch of activists, lookey-loos, road-weary elected officials and well-tanned lobbyists passed each other in the hallways of the Capitol, often at as polite a distance as space would allow.
Meet the promising newbies and the veterans in bigger roles during the 2013 Texas Legislature.
Blessed with the gift of gab, Texans say the darndest things… especially our politicians who’ve been known to offer up an embarrassment of riches.
The members of the Texas Senate have long thought of themselves as the adults in the Texas Capitol. Their counterparts in the House, relative adolescents prone to frequent outbursts and mess-making that must be put in order.