The Observer‘s staffers examine what the Texas GOP’s election night victories likely mean for the upcoming legislative session.
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Gov.-elect Greg Abbott, Ted Cruz, Rick Perry and other GOP leaders spoke to an ecstatic crowd in Austin, Texas, on election night.
Voters dealt a devastating blow to Texas Democrats’ hopes of having anything to show for what seemed, for a brief moment, like a turn of fortunes.
This week in WTF Friday: A Greg Abbott supporter worries about cannibal pedophiles. Another Abbott supporter asks a reporter not to breath. Plus: the Homosexual Agenda.
Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, is campaigning like hell—how far will it get her? Chris Hooks got on the campaign bus for a few days to find out.
Greg Abbott’s successful efforts to shut down a voter registration campaign in Harris County is an offense against democracy.
Voter turnout in Texas is barely up over 2010 levels so far. That doesn’t bode well for Democrats but the Wendy Davis campaign says there’s reason for optimism.
At the University of Texas at Austin today, Wendy Davis continued to attack Greg Abbott and said the state’s low turnout was helping her more than Abbott.
In Edinburg on Thursday, Leticia Van de Putte had pointed language for Dan Patrick as she urged students to vote.