The battle to replace the late Sen. Mario Gallegos (D-Houston) is fully underway. Rep. Carol Alvarado and former Commissioner Sylvia Garcia have been fundraising, blockwalking, volunteering, picking up endorsements and so much more. A runoff is expected with multiple candidates throwing their hat in the ring, including Republican RW Bray. There is only one thing [...]
Francisco “Quico” Canseco has run a pretty desperate campaign this election cycle. First, he tries to smear his opponent, Rep. Pete Gallego, as an extreme abortion proponent. Then, the conservative Congressional Leadership Fund SuperPAC released “Look,” a sleazy video that paints Gallego as a tax-raising* liberal. Now, Canseco has reached a low point in this [...]
NPR is reporting that, among the 80,000 voters purged from Texas’ voter rolls for being dead, many are still alive. And how is the Texas government doing this? Why, by following a list that is described as unreliable, even by the maker.
Thanks for bringing partisan politics into a tragedy, Governor Perry. In the wake of the attacks in Benghazi that took the lives of an US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, Perry seized an opportunity to launch a rhetorical attack of his own on President Obama. In a statement released earlier today, Perry said, [...]
If you’re one of the low-income women enrolled in the Texas Women’s Health Program, chances are that you rely partly on preventative care and screening services from Planned Parenthood, as about half of the 130,000 women in the program do, according to the Texas Tribune. Well, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has a [...]