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2014/12/18 21:49
2014/12/18 21:49
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... places. Obstructionism can be very effective. The most effective tool was the abuse of the redistricting process that follows the national census every 10 years. The Republicans made an...
2014/12/18 21:49
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2014/12/17 16:20
2014/12/17 16:20
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... second time this year, defeating Democratic challenger Wesley Reed — a feat made easier by GOP redistricting that made his seat safer for Republicans — though he was a finalist in comedian Bill...
2014/12/17 12:48
2014/12/17 12:48
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Louisiana Senate runoff away from completely controlling Southern politics from the Carolinas to Texas. Only a handful of Democrats hold statewide office in the rest of the Old Confederacy.” Well,...
2014/12/13 05:54
2014/12/13 05:54
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U.S. House, helped engineer enough wins in the 2002 elections to put Republicans in charge of the Texas House. Along the way, he attracted the attention and ire of liberals who complained that he...
2014/12/08 20:48
2014/12/08 20:48
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... Courier, Dec. 8, Bipartisanship is a concept that has not been associated with Ohio's redistricting process for decades, if not longer. But there was a hint of cooperation last week...
2014/12/06 13:48
2014/12/06 13:48
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... over the last 20 years. It includes the establishment of the 60-vote Senate; mid-decade redistricting in Texas after Republicans took control of the legislature there; the “new...
2014/12/04 14:19
2014/12/04 14:19
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... agony.” * STATES SUE TO BLOCK EXECUTIVE ACTION: Seventeen states, led by incoming Texas governor Greg Abbott, have filed a lawsuit to block Obama’s executive action to shield people...
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,...
2014/11/25 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...
2014/12/18 21:49
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