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2014/09/21 14:42
2014/09/21 14:42
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... Republican-dominated state Legislature, she said Saturday in a wide-ranging interview at The Texas Tribune Festival. “There’s some indication that an executive action can achieve this,” Davis...
2014/09/21 14:42
2014/09/21 14:42
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2014/09/21 02:39
2014/09/21 02:39
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... traveled this month to Las Vegas; Atlanta; Houston; Washington, D.C.; Tampa, Florida; Midland, Texas; and Grand Rapids, Michigan.In D.C., Jindal unveiled his second national policy paper through...
2014/09/18 05:12
2014/09/18 05:12
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... (59.5% Anglo) district features seven candidates. Ann Kitchen, an attorney and former Texas Rep. for Austin, offers her years of political experience promoting health care and...
2014/09/17 02:51
2014/09/17 02:51
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... chances for minorities to elect representatives of their choosing even when they do vote. Texas redistricting is also being challenged in federal court. One expert in the current legal...
2014/09/14 20:39
2014/09/14 20:39
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Senate Bill 14 is the product of Republican gerrymandering, just like the voter redistricting that preceded it, said Jeanean Williams, a nurse living in Ganado. The GOP is so out of touch with...
2014/09/12 13:28
2014/09/12 13:28
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... ballot language as proposed by the state Board of Elections that would change the state’s redistricting process." NYO: "State Senator Adriano Espaillat celebrated another re-election...
2014/09/12 05:15
2014/09/12 05:15
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... and you can hang on to the other, dominance, for a while longer. The same thing is at work in Texas redistricting, also being challenged in court. The state, in its opening arguments, says that...
2014/09/10 15:45
2014/09/10 15:45
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Section 5 helped prevent discrimination across the country – on issues ranging from state ID’s to redistricting and reducing early voting. Voting is a sacred right and ensuring that every vote...
2014/09/09 12:48
2014/09/09 12:48
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... in the composition of the U.S. Congress, it’s worthwhile to take a long look at Texas GOP Rep. Since 2011, Farenthold has represented Texas’s 27th Congressional District. Prior to...
2014/09/09 08:02
2014/09/09 08:02
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... Section 5 of the VRA. “Four states formerly covered by Section 5 of the VRA – Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Georgia – rank as the worst offenders,” according to the...
2014/09/08 18:19
2014/09/08 18:19
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... also in blue states like Pennsylvania and Michigan. The reason? Republicans so dominated the redistricting process after the 2010 election in these states that they drew state legislative and...
2014/09/07 05:42
2014/09/07 05:42
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... and her current race for governor. Davis' memoir officially goes on sale Tuesday; The Texas Tribune obtained a copy of the book Friday night. Perhaps the most harrowing scene in the...
2014/09/02 14:16
2014/09/02 14:16
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The U.S. Justice Department wants Texas back. A trial starting today in Corpus Christi over the legality of a voter ID statute may return the state to U.S. supervision of its treatment of minority...
2014/09/02 00:54
2014/09/02 00:54
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... appears to offer the only opportunity for Republicans to pick up a seat. That leaves the Texas House, where the potential for electoral drama is light indeed. The House has 150 seats. The...
2014/08/28 05:05
2014/08/28 05:05
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... at risk, was finally ordered to close this week, when a judge found no cause to reverse a Texas Education Agency "three strikes and out" order based on finan­cial and academic failings at...
2014/08/27 15:21
2014/08/27 15:21
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... Section 5 of the VRA. “Four states formerly covered by Section 5 of the VRA – Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Georgia – rank as the worst offenders,” according to the...
2014/08/25 12:22
2014/08/25 12:22
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... see Democrat Fred Duval use the same sort of legal chicanery that marked that state's absurd redistricting process to advantage himself when voting concludes there this fall? Thank you for...
2014/08/25 05:00
2014/08/25 05:00
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North Texas Students will see some changes this year when school starts Monday morning, August 25. Superintendent Mike Miles says nearly every Dallas ISD student will start the year with a full-time...
2014/08/22 17:44
2014/08/22 17:44
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Friday, August 22, 2014 - 12:27pm Ennis, Tx (KETK) — Here in East Texas, redistricting reunited many old area football rivals, but there is one notable outsider added to the mix, the Ennis...
2014/09/21 14:42
2014/09/21 14:42
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