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Lawmakers Who Joined GOP Struggle For Re-Election

When state Rep. J.M. Lozano abandoned the Democratic Party in March, the Texas GOP held a welcoming ceremony at its Austin headquarters featuring the biggest of its big guns, including Gov. Rick Perry and Attorney General Greg Abbott.


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Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.



Roll Of Dice Picks New Webster City Council Member

Diana Newland on Tuesday defeated Edward Lapeyre for a place on the Webster City Council.


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Texas Primary Turnout Was Low, Runoff May Be Lower

Turnout was low for the Texas primary, and a July 31 runoff to decide who wins the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate is likely to see it sink even lower.


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Ron Paul’s District Up For Grabs In Texas Primary

Republicans scrambling to replace Ron Paul and fill four new U.S. House seats are among the most closely watched congressional races in the Texas primary.


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Perry Claims To Be ‘Commander In Chief Of 20,000 Troops’ In Campaign Ad

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry claims in a new commercial that he is the “commander in chief of 20,000 troops.”


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Ron Paul: “I Blame The System”

Michael Smerconish discusses Steve Jobs’ death, Wall Street protests, and the general economy with Texas Congressman and potential Presidential nominee Ron Paul.

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Obama: American Economy Most Dynamic In World

The President of the United States Barack Obama joins The Michael Smerconish Show on Talk 650.


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Newt Gringrich On Talk 650

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich joins Neal Boortz on Talk 650.