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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Politifact: Abbott Paved Way for Nearly 200% Predatory Lender Growth

Politifact confirmed what we knew was true all along: As Attorney General, Greg Abbott, the Republican candidate for Governor, approved a legal loophole Continue reading this post »

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Tony Tinderholt May Be The Worst Tea Party Candidate Running For Office In Texas

Imagine if we elected Rush Limbaugh to the Texas Legislature. That's what it will be like if Tony Tinderholt wins his Texas House race. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Glenn Hegar: Ridiculously Unqualified, Mistake for Comptroller

Glenn Hegar, the Republican candidate for comptroller, has said it himself: he isn’t remotely qualified for the job of comptroller. But you don’t have to take his word for it. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Ted Cruz’s Top Lackey Could Replace Wendy Davis

A Tea Party nominee wants to be the next Wendy Davis. That’s terrifying.

Republican Konni Burton is running for Wendy Davis’ senate seat in Tarrant County against Democrat Libby Willis. The race is considered the closest legislative race in Texas. Continue reading this post »

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Progress Texas Get Out the Vote Ad

Like a good progressive, I am sure you already voted early. But if you haven't, take a moment and make a plan to ensure you make it to the polls this year. You can also share our new Get-Out-The-Vote video with your friends and family so that they can be reminded to vote, too.

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Friday, October 24, 2014
How to Talk to Your Crazy Uncle About Marriage Equality

Even as marriage equality sweeps across states throughout the country—32 and counting— Texas Republicans remain hell bent on discriminating against LGBTQ Texans, using some insanely backwards and bigoted arguments to deny loving Texan couples the Continue reading this post »

Friday, October 24, 2014
Insurance Salesman Wayne Faircloth Profited From Ike's Destruction

The race for Galveston's House District 23 seat in the Texas Legislature features insurance salesman Wayne Faircloth - who may be the most corrupt politician running for the Legislature. Continue reading this post »

Friday, October 24, 2014
Texas Trooper Tries to Mess With a Texas Woman

The voter ID law discriminates against Texans and disenfranchises voters. Now, the state of Texas has threatened jail time to at least one Texas woman trying to get the ID she needed to vote. Continue reading this post »

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