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Poll: More Republican Hispanics In Texas Than In The Rest Of The Country

Gallup tracking poll shows 27 percent of Hispanics in the state identify with the GOP.

02/07/2014

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Wendy Davis Supports Open Carry Law

Democratic candidate for governor says she supports proposed law that would allow Texans to wear guns in public.

02/06/2014

Parker got more than 50 percent of the vote, enough to avoid a runoff in December. (Getty Images)

Mayor Annise Parker Wins Third Term

Houston Mayor Annise Parker was elected on Tuesday to a third and final term as the leader of the nation’s fourth largest city.

11/06/2013

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Perry Likely To Announce If He’ll Seek Re-Election

Will he or won’t he? Gov. Rick Perry has invited friends and supporters to San Antonio and the country’s largest Caterpillar equipment dealership Monday afternoon to announce “exciting future plans.”

07/08/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Capitol Now Center Of Larger Abortion Battle

Hundreds of abortion rights activists ensured that the first special legislative session descended into chaos. Now, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has convened a second one and urged abortion opponents to respond with mobilizations of their own.

06/30/2013

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Texas Democrats Try To Whittle Away GOP House Majority

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ninety-nine of the 150 seats in the Texas House are virtually uncontested, but the fight is on for the remaining 51 districts, with Democrats intent on whittling away at the Republican […]

10/10/2012

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Campaign 2012 Call Me Maybe Parody Song

Doug Sovern, a political reporter in San Francisco, enjoys creating political parody songs. They’re silly and sometimes deliberately offkey.

08/27/2012

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Perry’s Fundraising Fuels Re-Election Speculation

Gov. Rick Perry has quietly replenished his depleted campaign war chest since he abandoned his presidential bid in January, fueling speculation that the longest-serving governor in Texas history will seek yet another term in 2014.

08/19/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

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.

06/14/2012

Paycheck Fairness Act News Conference (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Equal Pay Burden?

This week in Washington, the United States Senate took up a bill that should be a non-controversial idea; that women and men should be paid equally for equal work. Mitt Romney’s campaign issued a statement […]

06/07/2012

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