Tag Archives: Texas GOP
A diverse and bipartisan ensemble of politicians and groups were rudely awakened as they were wrested from or kept out of power in 2018.
Power is a funny thing. One minute you have it; the next it’s gone. Sometimes it’s taken forcefully; other times it’s given away. In Texas, the ruling Rep...Read More
James Dickey on white nationalists in the Texas GOP, xenophobia and “America First.”
Last week, the Observer reported that Ray Myers — who had a hand in crafting the platform for the most influential state Republican party in the country — ...Read More
While delivering the conservative response to mass shootings, Paxton got his facts mixed up again, this time at the state GOP convention.
Conservative thought leader Ken Paxton delivered the “constitutional response to mass shootings” Friday at the 2018 Texas Republican Convention, which inclu...Read More
The new chair of the Texas Republican Party is a tea party favorite who won his election by a single vote.
The new chair of the Texas Republican Party is a tea party favorite who won his election by a single vote....Read More
It’s as if state lawmakers owned an amusement park with a roller coaster that chucks a few riders to their deaths every month: We should fix that, they say periodically.
Texas state officials and legislators refuse to fund the state's child welfare system, then try to shift the blame when it fails....Read More
The state's 4,300-member chamber of commerce has passed a resolution against "bathroom bills" that prevent transgender Texans from using certain restrooms....Read More
With leadership in disarray — and an underwhelming state convention — is the Texas GOP gasping its last?
This week on the podcast: We'll find out whether the Texas GOP is gasping its last and look at the hoops Texans must jump through to access legal abortion....Read More