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How the GOP Ended up With a Rape Problem
It's not just Todd Akin: Republicans reveal their radical mainstream
"...Missouri US Senate candidate Todd Akin has done the GOP one favor: He has distracted the press from economic..."

Aug. 26, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Supreme Court Says 'No' to Ohio GOP
The Supremes said neither GOP nor appeals court have right to interfere in Ohio election process
"...The Ohio GOP filed suit against Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner (a..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

GOP's Pete Sessions Announces for TX-17
Defeated congressman to run for vacated Flores seat
"...That appears to be the new motto of former GOP Congressman Pete Sessions. Defeated in 2018 for his TX-32..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Post by Michael King

GOP Aide Jumps Ship Over Women's Health Policy
Aide says boss' actions 'shameful'
"...legislative aide. Allison Catalano, who began working for Denton GOP Rep. Myra Crownover last summer, resigned her post this..."

March 7, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Doggett: GOP Still Hunting Me
Austin congressman warns of plan to split Travis four ways
"...him, and he’s warning Travis County residents that the GOP is cooking up a plan to divide them into..."

April 18, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

HD 48 GOP Primary a Race
Second Republican planning to challenge Rep. Donna Howard
"...After banker-turned-documentarian Glenn Bass threw his hat in the GOP primary ring, now morning radio host Dan Neil is..."

Oct. 19, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Half True: What Politifact Got Wrong About the GOP and Critical Thinking
Fact checking the fact checkers
"...On Aug. 11, in a piece called "Says Texas GOP platform calls for end to teaching 'critical thinking' in..."

Aug. 18, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

GOP Ousts Robert Morrow? Maybe.
State chair claims Travis County chair resigned
"..."important announcement ... involving the future of the local GOP." The warning sign was that the event was to..."

Aug. 25, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

GOP Candidates All Lacking
"...Dear Editor, So, where are the good GOP presidential candidates to run against Obama? The GOP resembles..."

Jan. 9, 2012 Postmarks

GOP Takes Travis Seat in House Rout
Bolton loses while Howard squeaks by
"...seats, no matter what they do or say, the GOP will be fully accountable for everything that happens under..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

GOP-led Effort Aims to "Save" Austin From the Unhoused
Initiative seeks to reinstate city’s prior, more stringent camping ordinances
"...become a wedge issue for Republic­ans from the county GOP to the Governor's Mansion to the White House. The..."

Feb. 28, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Texas GOP: Not Muslim-Free
Following Tarrant County controversy, Republican Party of Texas reaffirms commitment to religious liberty for all
"...This responded to a controversy roiling the Tarrant County GOP, where some members object to the choice of Muslim..."

Dec. 7, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Texas-Tied GOP Candidates Race for Debate Spot
GOP primary candidates prioritize Aug. 6 debate invite
"...hopefuls in your home? The first of nine televised GOP presidential debates is scheduled for Aug. 6, in Cleveland,..."

July 17, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Tex Dem Platform Rejects GOP on Gays
Dems slam GOP for encouraging 'violence' against LGBTQ souls
"...In a move that sparked national attention, the Texas GOP adopted a 2014 platform draft during their convention in..."

July 2, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

GOP Marches Backward
2014 Texas platform veers hard right
"...during the state convention on June 7, the Texas GOP quickly garnered nationwide scorn for its hard-line language on..."

June 13, 2014 News Feature by Brandon Watson

GOP Is a Proven No-Winner
"...caring about the majority of Americans will seal the GOP’s doom in the upcoming November national election. After all,..."

July 10, 2012 Postmarks

GOP Opposes Critical Thinking
Party platform paints original ideas as a liberal conspiracy
"...One of our eagle-eyed readers emailed us to point..."

June 27, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

GOP Can't Greenwash TRM-PAC 2.0
Ballot manipulation plots exposed
"...ballot. During testimony, a new twist was revealed: Other GOP operatives connected to Perry are now alleged to have..."

June 26, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

County GOP Restricts Morrow's Power
Controversial chair to retain some administrative duties
"...Democrats and Republicans – Morrow's ascension sent the county GOP into a panic. Calling his democratically elected victory a..."

June 10, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Third Court Seats Go GOP
One Dem remains on influential bench
"...contested, over the last decade a delicate balance between GOP and Democratic judges has been maintained...."

Nov. 7, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report: The GOP's 'Ballot Integrity' Ruse
How Republican politicos are discouraging voting by minorities
"...The GOP's 'Ballot Integrity' Ruse..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

A GOP Sampler: Primary Highlights
The Republican primary in a nuthouse ... er, nutshell
"...The nine candidates chasing the GOP nomination are basically Lite Guv Dewhurst and the also-rans,..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

The GOP's New Crowded House
They carry more weight, but is it muscle or fat?
"...strongholds, they should step down and run under the GOP banner in a special election. As for Peña's argument..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: What the GOP Wants for You
The 2010 Republican Party platform is a real nightmare
"...political culture. Not too long ago, when the state GOP was still awkwardly split between the monied party elite,..."

July 23, 2010 News Column by Michael King

The GOP's Racism Problem
Defeated railroad commissioner points out the elephant in the room
"...of place here was Carrillo's non-Anglo name on the GOP ballot. And as the Statesman's editorial page rightly pointed..."

March 3, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Texas House: GOP Hangs On to a Whisker-Thin Majority
Dems come oh so close to rocking the House
"...their House seats, but it wasn't for lack of GOP effort. In the LBJ Presidential Suite, it was a..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: From the West: the GOP
On the partisan and nonpartisan election
"...we created (by necessity if not by design) three GOP opportunity districts on the Westside. And it didn't necessarily..."

Dec. 19, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

HD 50: Will Dem Split Enable GOP?
Front-runners emerge in the race to replace Strama
"...Chen Button+. Sheppard also donated $500 to San Antonio GOP City Council Member Elisa Chan in 2011, though she..."

Oct. 4, 2013 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

Primary Update: GOP Winning Turnout Race
First four days show weak voter interest
"...being a primary election straight after the mayoral election (GOP House District 47 candidate Ryan Downton told me that..."

May 18, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The GOP Friends of Laura Pressley
Council candidate gets Republican backing
"...actively courting the enviro and neighborhood progressive vote getting GOP plaudits...."

May 11, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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