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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.

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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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. 

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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These Organizations Are Working for Progressive Change in Texas

November 23, 2016
Find an issue that’s important to you and join the movement: donate, join lists, volunteer

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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What Does the 2016 Election Mean for Texas?

November 13, 2016
Trump truly is unfit to be president by any and every measure. His is not the Texas way. And Texas may just lead the way out of the nightmare.

Our Democracy is Meant to Deny the Demagogues

November 12, 2016
Donald Trump is the type the U.S. Constitution is supposed to save America from

The 2016 Election: The Future’s Not Ours to See, But Let’s Try Anyway

November 7, 2016
Trump’s racism, misogyny, bullyboy tub-thumping and dangerous ignorance will erode the extreme right’s control in Texas. That will be good for Democrats. It will be good for Texas.
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Texas Has Spent More to Defend Voter ID Than to Promote Voter Turnout

October 31, 2016
Texas Republican officials spend more to suppress voter turnout than promote it.

Ted Cruz's Call to Shrink Supreme Court is Clear Attack on Our Democracy

October 31, 2016
Democracy is imperiled by Cruz and company’s cavalier attacks on its institutions. It’s further evidence that democracy is not their highest value. Power is.
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Texas GOP Leaders Still Fighting Marriage Equality

October 31, 2016
The GOP wants the Texas Supreme Court to take away employee benefits for married same-sex couples in Houston.

Governor Abbott Is Trying to Force Women to Bury Fetal Tissue

October 31, 2016
Texas newest plan to deny women access to abortion care is as creepy as it sounds.
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Texas Republicans Created Donald Trump’s Voter Fraud Lie

October 26, 2016
Trump’s damaging “rigged election” rhetoric is a monster Texas Republicans created to peddle voter ID.
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“I Love America” – Steinbeck, Trump and American Cheaters

October 24, 2016
Texas Republicans are hugging Trump like children do a binky blanket -- hoping their shared guilt is less damaging than alienating key GOP primary voters.
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