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Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

Texas Dems Field Candidates in All 36 Congressional Races

Texas Dems Field Candidates in All 36 Congressional Races

According to NPR, for the first time in 25 years Texas Democrats are fielding candidates in all state Congressional races.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

Lt. Gov. Patrick Doesn't Want Wendy Davis Movie in TX Senate

Lt. Gov. Patrick Doesn't Want Wendy Davis Movie in TX Senate

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he doesn't want a planned movie about former state Sen. Wendy Davis' filibuster to be filmed in the Texas Senate.

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

More Texas Women are Running for Higher Office

More Texas Women are Running for Higher Office

A growing number of Texas women have filed paperwork to run for higher office – in particular, seats in Washington, D.C. and in Austin.

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

Texas Official Out After Post Disparaging 'Pathetic' Women

Texas Official Out After Post Disparaging 'Pathetic' Women

A top aide to Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton resigned Thursday after reports surfaced of him disparaging the stories of sexually harassed women as "pathetic" on Facebook.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017

Rep. Jeb Hensarling Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election

Rep. Jeb Hensarling Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election

U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX 5th District) announced on Tuesday that he will not seek re-election.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

Texas Democrats Don't Have Major Candidate for Governor

Texas Democrats Don't Have Major Candidate for Governor

Democrats haven't won a Texas governor's race in nearly three decades, but a booming Hispanic population and the party's dominance of the state's largest cities have made them willing to invest in the contest to...

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

Couple's $1M Gift to Texas Governor Follows National Trend

Couple's $1M Gift to Texas Governor Follows National Trend

A west Texas cattle rancher and his wife have donated $1 million to Gov. Greg Abbott, following a trend of seven-figure political donations across the U.S.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017

Texas Senate Again OKs Revived 'Bathroom Bill'

Texas Senate Again OKs Revived 'Bathroom Bill'

A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people has again passed the state Senate but still faces obstacles.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017

Texas GOP Rep Singles Out 'Female Senators' on Health Bill

Texas GOP Rep Singles Out 'Female Senators' on Health Bill

Passions are running high on Capitol Hill -- but pistols at 10 paces over health care?

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017

Transgender Texan Posts Photo with Gov. Abbott to Decry Bill

Transgender Texan Posts Photo with Gov. Abbott to Decry Bill

A transgender Texan has posted an all-smiles picture with Gov. Greg Abbott to protest a "bathroom bill" that state lawmakers will again consider during a special legislative session beginning Tuesday.

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