Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Ten Ridiculous Tea Party Flip-Flops on American POW
Last weekend, President Obama arranged for America's only POW from the 13-year war in Afghanistan to return home, in exchange for 5 Taliban officers who were going to be released anyway. Here's a look at some of the most ridiculous Tea Pa
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Abbott Ruling Allows GOP to Deny Gay Conservatives

The Republican Party of Texas has denied a request by a group of gay conservatives to host a booth during its state convention.

And it was a ruling by none other than Greg Abbott, the Republican nominee for Governor, that enables the RPT to get away with it.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The 2014 Republican Ticket, Men: 15, Women: 0

You—like us here at Progress Texas—might have noticed something distinct missing from the statewide Republican ticket. Greg, Dan, Ken, Glenn, Sid… but not a single woman. Continue reading this post »

Friday, May 23, 2014
Greg Abbott Supporter Funds “Abortion Barbie” Posters

On Thursday, obscene “Abortion Barbie” posters depicting gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis—commissioned by a self-proclaimed Greg Abbott supporter—were papered across Los Angeles. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Gregg Costa Confirmed to 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Major update in our Why Courts Matter campaign - former Texas District Court Judge Gregg Costa was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate today to one of the Texas-based vacancies on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Greg Abbott Should Return $85,000 in Dirty Money

report released by Texans for Public Justice today revealed that Attorney General Greg Abbott took in $85,000 in campaign cash from two brothers who were convicted this month of massive civil securities fraud.  The Wyly brothers could be on the hook f Continue reading this post »

Friday, May 16, 2014
Rick Perry's Walk of Shame

Rick Perry has put an awful lot of effort into rebuilding his image over the years. Starting with his Agriculture Commissioner days as a ringer for the Marlboro Man, to his coyote-shooting trail runner days, up to his current eye glass wearing "divorced-dad-getting-back-out-there" look. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Abbott Protects His Payday Lenders’ Payday

Payday lenders have been running rampant across Texas— exploiting vulnerable families and charging obscene interest rates on small loans that then trap people in a devastating cycle of debt. Even worse, these predatory lenders also prey on Texas’ servicemen and women by targeting military bases.

And instead of fighting for our men and women in uniform, Greg Abbott has a long history of lending a helping hand to payday lenders and their abusive lending practices.

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