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Checkpoint Nation

Border Patrol agents are extending their reach deep into the country’s interior.

by Melissa del Bosque October 8, 2018  Laura Sandoval threaded her way through idling taxis and men selling bottles of water toward the entrance of the Cordo...Read More

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Ted Cruz’s Fear Factory

Fear, revanchism and chauvinistic Texas tropes: Cruz’s re-election strategy might not be pretty, but that’s not the point.

Ted Cruz’s Fear Factory Fear, revanchism and chauvinistic Texas tropes: Cruz’s re-election strategy might not be pretty, but that’s not the point. –...Read More

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Strangest State: October 2018

Weird news from far-flung Texas.

SAN ANTONIO // Thieves smuggled a shark out of the San Antonio Aquarium by hiding it in a baby stroller. The San Antonio Express-News reports that Miss Helen, a...Read More

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Stand By Your Man

How the Collin County GOP derailed Ken Paxton’s prosecution and turned him into a right-wing hero.

by Michael Barajas October 1, 2018 Three years ago, just months after being sworn in as Texas attorney general, Ken Paxton’s days seemed numbered. In July 201...Read More

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Dan Patrick’s Cloistered Culture War

Instead of talking to voters or debating his opponent, Patrick is flying on a private jet, boycotting Nike and trying to score facetime on Fox News.

In late July, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick made a trip to Washington, D.C., to beg White House officials to send President Trump to Texas to shore up support...Read More

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