As the Texas GOP has drifted more and more rightward, marquee politicians have increasingly embraced fringe activists like Robbie Cooper.
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Observer Radio Episode 36: Austin’s Political Landscape Changes and a Church Revival in Wells Goes Awry
In this episode, Observer editor Dave Mann and staff writer Patrick Michels discuss the current state of the governor’s race.
Thirteen anti-abortion organizations will split $46,100 generated from the sales of almost 2,300 “Choose Life” plates.
Despite the high turnout during this year’s early voting, the problems with the voter ID law are the same ones they’ve always been.
Texas’ laws against same-sex unions may have the perverse effect of keeping same-sex couples bound in marriage.
The fate of one-third of Texas abortion clinics now sits in the hands of Antonin Scalia.
In a sign that Abbott, like Rick Perry, is willing to borrow budgeting ideas from the libertarian fringe, he proposed a suite of changes to the fundamentals of state budgeting that would effectively put Texas in a permanent state of austerity and dramatically expand the governor’s budgeting authority.
Here are our top reasons why Sen. Wendy Davis probably has no shot at the governorship and why she just might pull off the upset.
After months of suspense counting down to today’s planned surprise announcement, Wendy Davis let a few hundred of her closest friends and supporters in on the news that she’s running for governor of the state of Texas.
I think there are three broad lessons from the 1990 Richards campaign that might help Wendy Davis become the first Democrat to hold the governor’s office in 20 years.