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Number of Republicans Voting in Travis County's Democratic Primary Up Significantly
So far, nearly 1 in 5 have recent Republican voting history
" a close, a sizable number of Travis County Republicans have made the unusual decision to vote in the..."

March 1, 2024 News Post by Austin Sanders

Are Republicans Trying to Kill Voter ID?
"The target keeps moving on me" complains Elections committee chair
" almost evenly divided House (76-74 in favor of Republicans) it’s hard to find a balance between what each..."

May 6, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Are Dems Already Outvoting Republicans?
Both sides tout early numbers showing problems for GOP
" the March party primaries, Dems are currently outvoting Republicans there by about 3:1...."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Republicans Swap Marriage Ban for Angry Letter
Political cover after failure of gay marriage bill
"...This morning, in a show of poor loserdom, House Republicans have signed a letter saying they still simply believe..."

May 15, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Republicans Resurrect The Hammer
GOP goes after Dunnam, but could add to the legend of the Killer D's.
"...the next election. What is surprising is that Texas Republicans have started swinging the Hammer again. In his response..."

Dec. 18, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Opinion: Texas Republicans Want to Jail People in Poverty Indefinitely and Call It “Reform”
Almost 75% of people sitting in Texas jails have not been convicted of any crime; they simply can't afford to go home
"...liberty on their wealth. But, it turns out, Texas Republicans have something else in mind...."

Aug. 27, 2021 Column by Kenna Titus

Medicare and Social Security Passed Because of Republicans?
"...Security, were largely passed through Congress because of the Republicans. Larger percentages of Republicans voted for both of them..."

March 26, 2010 Postmarks

Are They Dreaming? Local Republicans Rattle Awake.
Travis GOP aims to turn county blue
"...The biggest push is in the state Legislat­ure, with Republicans filed in both of the county's Senate seats and..."

Jan. 15, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Chubbing Republicans Over the Head
"...reform, with it. It was a game of chicken: Republicans waving poll numbers showing that 70% of Texans support..."

May 29, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Abbott Says School Vouchers Are Coming, Rural Republicans Don’t Seem Convinced
A Guv can dream, can’t he?
"...will need to peel off most of the 24 Republicans from rural districts who voted twice with Democrats this..."

Oct. 20, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Klingler on Republicans in 2010
Where Texas Republicans went wrong, and what it'll take to go right
"'s been a pretty good election year for Texas Republicans (especially when compared to the national party). Still, 2008..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Republicans Given Credit They Don't Deserve
" time to put to rest the myth about Republicans and national security? Democratic presidents led us successfully through..."

March 6, 2006 Postmarks

Republicans' New Best Friend
"...and more like a fight to the death. For Republicans, gaining the support of the growing Hispanic community --..."

Oct. 30, 1998 News Feature

Bill of the Week: Republicans Tell D.A.s to Bang Cymbals Together Like Animatronic Monkeys
New bill throws prosecutorial discretion out the window
"...Travis County's José Garza, have drawn the ire of Republicans for announcing they will refuse to prosecute doctors who..."

Feb. 3, 2023 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

Republicans Vie for Bolton's Seat
Workman and Turner go head to head for chance to wrest HD 47 from Dems
"...Republicans have eyed House District 47 as a winnable seat..."

April 2, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Bright Spot for Republicans
DeLay's old seat returns to GOP
"...It wasn’t all gloom for Republicans Tuesday night. The Tom DeLay-engineered gerrymander of 2003 held..."

Nov. 5, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Democrats, Republicans, and Libertarians
"...I've collected, I would not simply say Democrats and Republicans are close, but that people's views on specific issues..."

Oct. 11, 2004 Postmarks

Even Republicans Agree: Schools Are Underfunded
But are vouchers more important?
"...added to a school funding bill in May, House Republicans joined Democrats in voting it down. In the process,..."

July 21, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Republicans Didn’t Pass Priority Bills, but Succeeded in Punishing Trans Texans
At least they couldn't pass proposed "Don't Say Gay" legislation
"...Yes, the Republicans showcased their quarrelsome nature on a variety of subjects..."

June 2, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Republicans Denied a Supermajority (Again)
Austin Rep. Donna Howard's seat may mean as much to the state as it does to her district
"...Remember election night? Remember how the Republicans took the Texas House of Representatives 99-51? That math..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Republicans Refuse to Take Responsibility
"...speech, which came late in the process. For the Republicans to say that Nancy Pelosi's speech had anything to..."

Oct. 1, 2008 Postmarks

Republicans Bad on Terrorism; Bill Clinton Good
"...Dear Editor, Isn't it funny how the Republicans completely ignored world terrorism – until they noticed they..."

Aug. 14, 2007 Postmarks

Republicans More Stable and Sensible
"...Mr. Black, Your criticism of Republicans trying to do away with the filibuster to stop..."

Jan. 18, 2005 Postmarks

Republicans Have Figured It Out
"...of Hollywood – "but will it play in Peoria?" Republicans dumb down their message to simple images that the..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Postmarks

Republicans Have Always Acted Just Like Republicans
"...Dear Sirs, In response to David Porter's letter "Republicans Now Just Like Democrats" I find several things amusing..."

July 6, 2004 Postmarks

Republicans Ready To Rumble
The race to determine who's more conservative
"...County to the outskirts of Dallas. So far, eight Republicans, including former Railroad Commis­sion­er Michael Williams, are preparing for..."

Oct. 14, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Republicans Search for New Normal
GOP rift appears in approach to education cuts
" normal. On the other side are Democrats, moderate Republicans, and pro-education conservatives who see the current funding crisis..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

No Difference Between Republicans and Democrats
"...once again shown its sensitivity and understanding to Bush-era Republicans with the “get outta jail free card” handed to..."

Aug. 17, 2010 Postmarks

Republicans: Who Cares?
" protesters: Let me say, I don't care what Republicans think [“Health-Care Hysteria Dogs Doggett,” News, Aug. 7]. I..."

Aug. 11, 2009 Postmarks

Point Austin: Meet the Republicans
The Republicans hold their convention while licking their wounds
"...The Republicans are now calling their ticket "Maverick Squared," to signify..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Column by Michael King

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