Republicans in Texas will use any excuse to oppose a comprehensive immigration package.
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Medicaid expansion isn’t just about money; it’s also about lives.
What a difference an election makes. Two years ago, Governor Rick Perry made the ban on sanctuary cities a legislative priority, and state Rep. […]
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.
Forget about the great GOP awakening. Now is the perfect time for Texas Democrats to figure out what the hell they’re doing. The default explanation for their dismal showing was that Texas is not just red but bloody red, a stronghold of the Republican Party and ruled with an iron fist by Pharaoh, forcing the Chosen Ones to wander aimlessly in the desert looking for manna from heaven. But now the shifting demographics coupled with a rather clueless opposition party should be working in their favor.
How did Texas Republicans react to Obama and the national Democrats’ very good night? By hailing Texas as the conservative Shangri-La that will show the nation the way, or at least serve as a safe haven while Socialist America descends into an orgy of gay-married pot smokers and Black Panthers using Obamaphones to order free government pizzas.
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.
Eva Church immigrated to the United States with her husband in 1948 at age 18. She quickly became a citizen, and has since voted for the Democratic Party in every presidential election. She is originally from County Mayo, Ireland.
Dateline Houston is confused. Texas Republicans are passionately concerned about so-called voter integrity. Ensuring this integrity has spurred legislation, court battles, and private citizens’ […]