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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Undercover Audio Reveals Intimidation Tactics of Texas Anti-Abortion Groups

NARAL Pro-Choice Texas and Progress Texas released a video today containing audio from “Keeping Abortion Facilities Closed,” a training hosted by Texas anti-abortion groups at the State Capitol on August 4, 2014. Continue reading this post »

Monday, August 11, 2014
VIDEO: John Oliver Blasts Texas Republicans & Predatory Lender Cronies

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver breaks down the abusive- and often illegal- tactics of payday lenders, the Continue reading this post »

Sunday, August 10, 2014
Responding to Davis TV Ad, Abbott Doubles Down on Bad Judgment

Senator Wendy Davis exposed Attorney General Greg Abbott's bad judgment in her first statewide television ad of the 2014 governor's race. Continue reading this post »

Friday, August 8, 2014
HB2 on Trial: The Man Behind the Curtain

After sitting through the final day of testimony yesterday it became abundantly clear that Attorney General Greg Abbott and his underlings spend way more time scheming over how to sue the federal government to help their big donors than they do actually preparing for trials that impact the lives of real Texans. Continue reading this post »

Thursday, August 7, 2014
HB2 on Trial: State’s Parade of Misinformation

After two days of hearing the plaintiffs’ case—testimony from credentialed and practicing doctors and providers—about why House Bill 2, Texas’ anti-abortion law, should be struck down, the Office of Attorney General Greg Abbott began to present the state’s w Continue reading this post »

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Perry, Cruz and Abbott Speak Before Sexists and Bigots

Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, and Greg Abbott have weekend plans to pander to sexists and bigots, happily lie about immigration, and continue their disgusting pattern of divisive partisan politics at the expense of common sense governing.

Here's what's on the agenda: Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
GOP Ticket: “Nay” on Equal Pay

The GOP roster of good ol’ boy candidates have a lot in common. All theses guys agree: women are worth less than men. Continue reading this post »

Friday, August 1, 2014
Ted Cruz Creates Worst Congress Ever

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has created the worst Congress in U.S. history, and the Republican-led U.S. House he whips can't pass a jobs bill or an immigration bill - the most important issues to midterm voters. And because of Ted Cruz, the U.S. House is preparing to pass a border bill that will do nothing and may only make things worse.

It boggles the mind why Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick, and the entire Republican Party of Texas are chasing Ted Cruz's coattails, at a time when many other Republicans recognize him for being so toxic:

Last fall, Cruz lied about the economy to justify shutting down the government, all for his selfish and dangerous politics. Now, Cruz is lying about the border crisis to justify shutting down any bill that would do anything except allow him to demagogue about immigration.

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