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Articles by Christopher Hooks
After the Texas primaries, it’s worth asking if the phrase and its variations are warping how we think about Texas politics.
O’Rourke, the Democrat running the most high-profile statewide race, is scoring only 61 percent in his primary and has room to work in South and West Texas.
The governor tried love and botched it, so now he’s trying the politics of fear.
What works poorly in other states doesn't work here at all.
Above all, this is a time for nutty, weird politics.
What is a Texas Democrat, and why do they matter? That’s no easy task, because most Texas Democrats couldn’t tell you.
The superficial critique of political dysfunction allows us to ignore its more substantive causes.
The #Teens4Truth conference had few teens but numerous speakers explaining how equal rights for gay and transgender people could lead “to the death of Christianity.”