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The State of Texas: "Pro-life, Pro-guns, Anti-Obama"
"...candidate Bill White and the House delegation were wiped off the map. In 2014, it was déjà vu all..."

Nov. 7, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Chronicle Endorsements: State of Texas
Senate, House, State Board of Education, and more races
"...Rampant gerrymandering makes most Texas Senate seats so secure that endorsements are almost irrelevant...."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

Big, Bright Eyes of Texas
Celebrating the life of the bigger-than-life Ann Richards
"...Ann Richards spent a lifetime dispensing advice, often unsolicited and sometimes brutally honest, to family, friends, and..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Big, Bright Eyes of Texas
Celebrating the life of the bigger-than-life Ann Richards
"...Ann Richards spent a lifetime dispensing advice, often unsolicited and sometimes brutally honest, to family, friends, and..."

Sept. 15, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Deep in the Heart of Texas Political Scandals
Crimes, carousing, and contravention from the Capitol grounds
"...are even willing to get caught riding around North Texas with three prostitutes in their whip. Rounding out the..."

Jan. 6, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

The Party of Cut and Not Run
"...Dear Editor, With the recent decision of [Ben] Bentzin to drop out of the race [Texas..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Postmarks

Popular People's Front of Texas
Empower Texans redefines 'conservative' to exclude conservatives
"...With everyone to the right of Lon Burnam daubing themselves with the conservative tag, it's..."

Dec. 27, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Republican Party Platform
"...Economy Local Control --The Party supports the concept of choice in education and believes..."

Oct. 30, 1998 News Feature

Texas GOP: Not Muslim-Free
Following Tarrant County controversy, Republican Party of Texas reaffirms commitment to religious liberty for all
"...On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Republican Party of Texas Executive Committee, meeting in Austin, adopted..."

Dec. 7, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

A Tale of Two Party Chairs
Democrat Richie asks for unity, GOP chief Benkiser asks for cash
"...in D.C., the state chairs for the Democrats and Republicans in Texas have been busy penning missives to the..."

Jan. 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Time for Party Lines
Dems condemn voter ID debate, Republicans turn it into Austin-bashing, fund-raising opportunity
"...the press releases explaining why this saves/damns democracy in Texas...."

March 11, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas GOP Goes Full Heel
The Republican Party of Texas established its party platform last weekend. It's obviously nuts.
"...The Republican Party of Texas convened in San Antonio last weekend..."

June 22, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Tea Party Versus Black Voters
Right wing activist claims GOP doesn't want minority voters
"...The Republican Party of Texas is in trouble when it comes..."

June 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Teabagging Not So Sweet
Wednesday's anti-tax protest show tensions in the conservative movement
"...If the Republican Party was hoping that yesterday's mass teabagging was going..."

April 16, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Faith and Freedom
Samantha Smoot recounts her work with the Texas Freedom Network
"...Samantha Smoot, executive director of the Texas Freedom Network since 1998, recently announced her..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Texas Lawmakers OK Medical Marijuana, Industrial Hemp
But goal of decriminalizing low-level possession unattained
"...case on many policy fronts this session, the 86th Texas Legislature failed to bring the state into the 21st..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The GOP Friends of Laura Pressley
Council candidate gets Republican backing
"...besieged by claims that she is simply a stealth Republican. Probably doesn't help her case when her campaign sends..."

May 11, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Riddle of the SCOTUS
Analyzing the options for the primary maps and time table
"...Trying to read the collective mind of the Supreme Court of the United States is like..."

Jan. 13, 2012 News Post

Texas Polling Poorly for Perry
Governor not even leading in Lone Star State any more
"...There's been a lot of to-and-fro about whether the Republican Party of Texas might..."

Jan. 17, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Black Out of the Press Room
Long-time Perry consigliere Robert Black stands down as communications director
"...Governor Rick Perry's long-time mouthpiece and close adviser, director of communications Robert Black, is leaving the guv's staff...."

July 14, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines: Texas GOP Tees up More Voter ID Nonsense
Secretary of State issues election advisory, ignites right-wing voter fraud frenzy
"...When newly appointed Texas Secretary of State David Whitley (until recently a top..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Republican Judge Becomes a Party Flipper
San Antonio judge, Carlo Key, says he'll run as a Democrat
"...Carlo Key did not leave the Republican Party, he says, the party left him. The Bexar..."

Oct. 21, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

The Class of 1985
The 69th Legislature, 1985, marked a turning point in the future of Texas politics
"...If you want to know who runs the state of Texas you can consult the constitution, enroll in a..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Texas Republicans Dodge Criminal Campaign Finance Bullet
Republican Party of Texas cuts deal with Travis County on corporate money charges.
"...In a far-reaching deal between the Republican Party of Texas and Travis Co. Attorney David Escamilla,..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

'It All Leads Back to Texas'
Robert Bryce on the Texas-Washington-international crony network
"...Robert Bryce's new book, Cronies, recounts "the long history of cronyism that has bound the Texas energy business to..."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Republican Attack Ad Bites Back
The Republican Party of Texas gets crosswise with a crooner from the 1950s
"...The Republican Party of Texas claims to be the defender of..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Same Old Song for Texas GOP
Texas Republicans kick off 2008 campaign
"...After a handful of presidential-hopeful fundraisers and a few exploratory committees, Texas Republicans..."

July 20, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Republican SBOE Candidates Dodge Debates
Why all the debate hate?
"...Thanks to the Republican Party of Texas, what could have been some spirited..."

Oct. 8, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Presidential Candidates File in Texas
Clinton and Judd only Dems to file for president in Texas so far
"...to run for the presidential nomination for either major party in Texas. While the elections are administered by the..."

Dec. 4, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Attack of the Robocaller!
WilCo Dem county attorney challenger claims attack piece breaks federal law
"...Further mudslinging and allegations of dirty tactics are making the rounds (no shock there..."

Oct. 28, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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