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Civil Rights Groups Call ‘Election Integrity’ Bill a ‘Dangerous New Assault on Voting Rights in Texas’

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A coalition of civil rights groups warns that SB 9 would “sharply escalate an ongoing campaign of voter suppression.”
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The Interview: Mass Resistance

Rebel priest Roy Snipes discusses his fight to save a historic chapel from Trump’s wall.

On a foggy February morning, just south of the border town of Mission, the parking lot behind the La Lomita chapel is full. It’s the eighth week of a novena ...Read More

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Loon Star: The Paxton Defense

Ben Sargent on the latest Paxton family incident.

Ben Sargent To see more political cartoons from Ben Sargent, visit our Loon Star State section, or find Observer political reporting here....Read More

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Why is Beto Running for President, Exactly?

In the national spotlight, O’Rourke’s ideological amorphousness could prove to be too great a liability. Or it could be his biggest strength.

Four months since Election Day 2018, Beto O’Rourke’s much-hyped announcement that he’s running for president begs the question of, “Why?” As we all kn...Read More

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Swamp City Serenade

Bryan Washington’s remarkable debut book, "Lot," captures Houston in meticulous, tenderhearted detail.

The wonder of Houston can sometimes be difficult to explain to those not born and bred in the Bayou City. Yes, it is indeed sprawling, as so many have said pejo...Read More

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