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Texas Republicans are Playing Town Hall Hooky

February 17, 2017
Voters have grave concerns about the Trump administration - but instead of facing the voters, Texas Republicans are playing hooky during the upcoming congressional recess.

FOX 7 Debate: Texas Republicans Targeting Teachers Paychecks

February 15, 2017
Dozens of educators and government employees went to the capitol this week to voice their opposition to Senate Bill 13, also known as the Union Dues Bill. If passed, it would eliminate some state workers' ability to use payroll deduction for union dues.
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CNN: SCOTUS Nominee "disheartened by attacks on the courts"

February 9, 2017
Trump's SCOTUS nominee Judge Gorsuch, behind closed doors, said he was "disheartened by attacks on the courts". Trump, of course, said the comment did not refer to his own recent insults of the courts.    Progress Texas executive director Ed Espinoza discusses the thickening plot on CNN.
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Abbott and Co. are Disenfranchising Metropolitan Voters

February 6, 2017
What, local voters, made you think you could have a say in how good your schools are? Or whether or not your public hospitals remain open?

Of Bigot Burgs and Shock-Jockery

February 3, 2017
An unseemly pattern is emerging among some Republican leaders. Why are all their targets people of color?
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Texas Muslim Capitol Day

January 31, 2017
Texas Muslims gathered at the Capitol to meet with legislators for an advocacy day. Thousands of peaceful protectors of all faiths stood in solidarity. #nobannowall
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In Contempt of America

January 27, 2017
If leaders were required to treat citizens with the respect and deference afforded our judges, today’s Donald Trump-led GOP would be found in contempt of all of us.

We Will Respect Trump When Trump Respects Us

January 20, 2017
Does anyone see any sign in Trump that he respects any of us, Republican, Democrat or Independent?
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Point Counter-Point: Sending a message on Trump's Inauguration

January 18, 2017
More than three dozen Democrats, including some from Texas, take a stand against Trump's agenda and boycott his inauguration. 

Five Texas Congressmen to Boycott Trump Inauguration

January 18, 2017
Texas congressmen Joaquin Castro, Lloyd Doggett, Al Green, Filemon Vela, and Vicente Gonzalez will join nearly 60 members in boycotting the inauguration.
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The Best of the Worst of Rick Perry

January 18, 2017
Hot on the heels of his failed jaunt on Dancing with the Stars, former Governor Rick Perry is taking center stage again today. The follow-up to his slapstick Cha-Cha routine: a confirmation hearing to be Trump’s Secretary of Energy, naturally.

A Guide to Inauguration Resistance Events in Texas

January 13, 2017
Find an event near you and join the resistance.
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Texas Legislative Session 101

January 10, 2017
Texas has begun its 85th legislative session. Which means? 
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How Rick Perry Could Save the World as Energy Secretary

January 9, 2017
The last thing we want is Perry getting close to one button or another and asking a technician, “Hey, what does this do?”

Top 10 Worst Texans of 2016

December 14, 2016
It doesn't get any worse than this...

Imperial Donald Trump: Bent Knees Stay Bent

December 11, 2016
The authoritarian style has, to some degree, already captivated many on the Right
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Ending Medicare and Other Nightmares

November 20, 2016
Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and their Texas GOP followers are about to lose a political safety net of their own.
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