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Cruz Lines

Republican Senate nominee Ted Cruz thinks he’s right for the Latino community. Do Texas Latinos think he's right for them?

The national Hispanic unemployment rate is at 11 percent and according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, the poverty rate for Hispanics is over...Read More

Perry’s Titanic Blunder

The governor rejects Medicaid expansion and then embarrasses himself on Fox News

To expand Medicaid is “not unlike adding 1,000 people to the Titanic.”—Rick Perry on Fox News, July 9 In a strongly worded and entirely predictable letter...Read More

Texas Republicans Go Quiet on Gay Marriage

With President Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage, Republican opponents need to choose their battles wisely, no matter how much it pains them.

Some culturally divisive issues are viewed by Republicans as so potentially dangerous to the moral fabric of our society that they demand an emergency response ...Read More