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2014/11/28 19:19
2014/11/28 19:19
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... programs, explain their budgets to committee members.” Conaway represents 29 counties in Texas’ 11th Congressional District, including the cities of Midland, Odessa and San Angelo,...
2014/11/28 19:19
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2014/11/25 18:47
2014/11/25 18:47
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The first-ever female ticket for Texas governor and lieutenant governor — Democratic state Sens. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth and Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio — couldn’t win the Nov. 4...
2014/11/20 18:43
2014/11/20 18:43
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Tuesday, the Pew Research Center reported that in 2012, some 13 percent of schoolchildren in both Texas and California had at least one undocumented parent. That’s a lot of parents, a lot of...
2014/11/20 14:53
2014/11/20 14:53
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... Governors: The Road Ahead” panel with fellow Govs.Mike Pence of Indiana, Rick Perry of Texas, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Scott Walker of Wisconsin. Dispatch Public Affairs Editor...
2014/11/20 00:42
2014/11/20 00:42
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In the Texas General Elections held Nov. 4, the low 28.5 percent turnout of eligible voters and the over 50 percent rate of Straight Ticket Voting received widespread criticism. Upshur County had a...
2014/11/19 17:54
2014/11/19 17:54
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... valued rights. And people head to the polls expecting their vote to count. But some East Texas residents are concerned that isn't happening in Harrison County. We were alerted to several...
2014/11/18 19:05
2014/11/18 19:05
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... for a legislative session dead ahead Last week, with elections behind them and the 84th Texas Legislature only two months away, lawmakers started filing the first of hundreds of bills they...
2014/11/16 08:58
2014/11/16 08:58
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... and individual candidates’ frailties, to ruthlessly efficient partisan gerrymandering. Texas redistricting, for instance, effectively slashed the state’s House Democrats from 17 in 2003...
2014/11/16 08:53
2014/11/16 08:53
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Hoosiers who could have voted actually cast a ballot. A sense of futility might have contributed. Redistricting gives incumbents a decided advantage in legislative contests, where 10 of 25 Senate...
2014/11/12 22:45
2014/11/12 22:45
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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...
2014/11/12 07:15
2014/11/12 07:15
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... U.S. Sen. John Cornyn during the primary by an array of “real conservatives.” We hope the Texas House also sees through the smoke. Straus is relatively reasonable and treats House members...
2014/11/11 20:05
2014/11/11 20:05
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... city is violating ordinances by allowing the hunt.More >> Hamilton Southeastern pushes for redistrictingHamilton Southeastern pushes for redistricting One of the state's largest school...
2014/11/10 15:54
2014/11/10 15:54
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Monday, November 10, 2014 - 8:47am When Donna Howard of Austin won a seat in the Texas House in 2006, she was the only white woman among Democrats in the state Legislature. Over time, several others...
2014/11/08 15:05
2014/11/08 15:05
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Pope wanted to negate the votes of the northern interlopers, and he succeeded. (Then there is Texas, which has not been out of court in a decade, relentlessly fighting for its ever more...
2014/11/07 11:06
2014/11/07 11:06
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... will show would be a remarkable inefficient way to steal an election.[3] For example: Texas’s ID law, passed by Republicans in 2011, is the nation’s strictest. As Alkhafaji found out, it...
2014/11/05 20:57
2014/11/05 20:57
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Battleground Texas launched in January 2013 with the goal of turning reliably red Texas into — at minimum — a purple state where Democrats could compete. But nearly two years later, on the day after...
2014/11/05 18:57
2014/11/05 18:57
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The 2014 general election in Texas unfolded just as the political forecasters — professional and amateur alike — were predicting 18 to 24 months ago. Texas is a Republican state. The Democratic...
2014/11/05 09:03
2014/11/05 09:03
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... long been a battleground between Democrats and Republicans, and the state's dramatic redistricting process two years ago created a district that could go back and forth between the two...
2014/11/04 19:54
2014/11/04 19:54
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 12:06pm If Texas Democrats win a statewide race Tuesday night, it'll be an upset. That’s not to say it's impossible, but a Democratic win on the statewide executive and...
2014/11/04 18:30
2014/11/04 18:30
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... decision weakening protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Several states — such as Texas, North Carolina and Ohio — are facing legal challenges to new restrictions around voter ID,...
2014/11/28 19:19
2014/11/28 19:19
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