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October 31, 2016
Hillary Clinton could win Texas

Why Hillary Clinton Should Carry Texas

Ed. note: the following column originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman . Many Texans are asking a question that was unthinkable just a few months ago: Can Hillary Clinton carry Texas. The answer is: maybe. But it’s really the wrong question...
October 27, 2016

Clinton Now Polling Ahead of Obama Among Millennial Voters

During the primary the biggest hurdle for the Clinton campaign was gaining the millennial vote. And just one month ago, a poll found Clinton only led Trump by two points with likely voters ages 18-29 . Now a recent Harvard public opinion report shows...
September 16, 2016
Donald Trump Fails Citizenship

My Elementary School Teachers: Donald Trump Fails Citizenship

Ed. note: the following column originally appeared in Quorum Report. As though his father is still buying his son’s way out of jams and scrapes, Donald Trump seems to easily escape from the timid judgments of today’s political pundits. Donald Trump never...
September 7, 2016
Dallas Morning News Endorses Hillary Clinton

Dallas Morning News Endorses Clinton, Slams Trump

The Dallas Morning News did something they haven't done in more than 75 years today: they endorsed a Democrat for President. Just a day after slamming Republican Donald Trump, the paper came out swinging for Hillary Clinton - and, at least in theory,...
July 22, 2016
DNC unity

Up Next, the Democratic Convention

Ed. note: the following is reprinted with permission from the Austin American-Statesman. Because the 2016 Republican National Convention was so, uh, unique in the history of American political conventions, an advance picture of the upcoming Democratic...
June 21, 2016
Trump Tornado Might Trounce GOP in Texas

Trump Tornado Might Trounce GOP in Texas

The following column originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman . Chaos theory includes a feature called the “butterfly effect.” A butterfly waving its wings in Madagascar might one day result in a killing storm in Montana. Tiny differences can...