The Texas GOP nails Hispanic outreach in this political cartoon from Ben Sargent.
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The House Republican leadership fails to pass emergency supplemental bill for influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America
Meet GOP Executive Committee member Sara Legvold, who remains prominent in the Republican Party despite being friendly with white supremacists.
In this episode of Observer Radio, we discuss the GOP’s inclusion of reparative therapy in the party’s 2014 platform.
Scenes and faces from the 2014 Texas GOP convention in Fort Worth.
In 2001, Houston voters approved an amendment to the city charter forbidding benefits for anyone but “legal spouses” of city employees. Is a gay couple legally married in a state that recognizes their union a legal spouse in Houston? Mayor Parker and the city attorney say yes. The Harris County Republicans say they’re “[thumbing] their nose at the will of the people.”
The Texas Republican Party could learn a thing or two from the hospitality business. “At one of my restaurants, if I were to turn my back on my customers or treat them rudely, they wouldn’t come back,” he said. “That’s how the Republican Party treats Hispanics.”
Every so often, the GOP is beaten badly enough that some Republicans realize that appearing to support immigrants might be their ticket to relevancy with Latinos. That time has come again for retiring U.S. Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and Jon Kyl (R-Arizona). The pair recently filed an alternative to the DREAM Act called the ACHIEVE Act.
A day after the presidential election, even Republican strategists agree that Mitt Romney blew it with Latino voters and that the GOP has some serious soul searching ahead of it.