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Even two of the state’s largest anti-abortion groups have stopped short of endorsing House Bill 1500 because of its glaring constitutional problems.
In a legislative session so far characterized by a focus on school finance and property tax cuts, growing support for a controversial abortion bill is threateni...Read More
After a decade spent trying to remake Texas politics, the right-wing enforcement group has achieved nothing interesting or notable with Tim Dunn’s money.
Earlier this decade, there was no more interesting subplot in Texas politics than the Republican Civil War, a somewhat grandiose name for the discomfort the tea...Read More
Deanna Maria Metzger wants Texas Latinos to unleash their inner reactionary. Running against Democratic incumbent Victoria Neave in North Texas’ House Distric...Read More
The move prompted an impassioned speech on government transparency by one member and a brief golf viewing break for the rest.
The move prompted an impassioned speech on government transparency by one member and a brief golf viewing break for the rest....Read More
The highest qualification for office has become having no qualifications at all, and we're bound to feel the effects of ineffective governance....Read More
At a dessert banquet for Jonathan Stickland, tea party funders convene for their biannual fleecing.
Texas House elections are fun to write about, and they’re crazy as hell. But their primary benefit seems to be their ability to get consultants paid....Read More
Despite a great deal of evidence suggesting that this is a terrible idea, elected officials in Texas are able to post their thoughts on the Internet. They have ...Read More
Update, 12:48 p.m.: After my piece ran Wednesday morning, Stickland called to say he “severely regrets” the comments he’d made in the past. H...Read More