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Oct 18, 2019

President Trump rallied his supporters in Dallas this week and took a swipe at Texans in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, joking about leaders in this state still calling him for money two years later. Meantime, the Texas House Republicans rebuffed the GOP Speaker of the House for his behavior in a secretly taped...


Oct 10, 2019

President Trump's abrupt decision to pull US troops from Northern Syria has drawn sharp criticism from some Texas Republicans, including Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Dan Crenshaw. Also, former Rep. Beto O'Rourke plans a counter rally as President Trump comes into Dallas next week and Gov Greg Abbott and Houston...


Oct 2, 2019

 

Fundraising and polling is more critical than ever for former Rep. Beto O'Rourke and former Secretary Julian Castro as they try to avoid being cut from the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls. Meantime, new polling shows very competitive races for Congress across Texas just as President Trump, under the...


Sep 27, 2019

Now that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has hit the gas toward impeaching President Donald Trump, every Democrat in Congress from Texas has come out in favor of moving forward with the inquiry. But Republicans including Sen. John Conryn say some of the president's comments are troubling but impeachment is premature....


Sep 20, 2019

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's feud with hard line conservatives on the issue of guns has put into sharp focus the deep divisions in the Texas GOP. You can add that to the fact that grassroots conservatives are debating whether Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen should resign over allegations he plotted against members...