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Texas Politicians File Campaign Finance Reports

Texas politicians are filing their campaign finance reports, providing a clue as to how well they’re doing ahead of the March 4 primaries.

01/15/2014

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Abbott? Wendy? Pauken Also In Texas Governor Race

The next Texas governor is expected to be Republican Greg Abbott or Democrat Wendy Davis. One is the GOP favorite who stockpiled more than $20 million for a 2014 run, the other catapulted to national stardom by filibustering new abortion laws in pink running shoes. There’s also Tom Pauken.

09/28/2013

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Obama Wins Re-Election; Looks Ahead To Future

President Barack Obama won his bid for re-election Tuesday night, defeating former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney despite a weak economy and tremendous job loss that plagued his first term stifled the middle class. He promised […]

11/07/2012

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Texas Sending 4 New Representatives To Congress

Republicans will continue to dominate the Texas delegation in Washington, winning 20 seats to the Democrats’ 13 with only three races too close to call.

11/06/2012

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Opinion: Voter ID: A Good Idea

It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?

08/22/2012

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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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First Day Of Early Voting Begins Monday

Voting early is helpful to the voters and to those personnel working on Election Day.

10/20/2011

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