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Imperfect Ten: Taking Stock of the Crowded Democratic Slate for Texas Governor

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What is a Texas Democrat, and why do they matter? That’s no easy task, because most Texas Democrats couldn’t tell you.
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Will Hurd’s Guide to Running as a Republican in 2018

During a tour of Dairy Queens in his district, the West Texas congressman offered a master class in the rhetorical skills many Republicans are going to need this cycle.

It’s the best of times and the worst of times to be Will Hurd, the Republican who represents the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, a giant swath of Texas ...Read More

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Santa Ana’s Last Stand?

Wildlife biologist Ken Merritt lost his job trying to save the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge a decade ago. Now the “jewel” of the national wildlife refuge system is under threat again.

Ken Merritt, 65, knows what it’s like to stand between a threatened wildlife habitat and a border wall. In 2007, the Bush administration wanted to construct a...Read More

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