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Dems Almost Steal School Finance Thunder
Underdogs' ambitious education package carried the support of a dozen Republicans and every House Democrat
" package that carried the support of a dozen Republicans and every House Democrat. Despite the loss, the 75-74..."

July 1, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

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The price of Republican domination and the pleasures of repeated listening
"...Over the past 15 years or so, Republicans have run on any number of positions, but their..."

May 20, 2005 Column by Louis Black

When Is a Tax Not a Tax? Ask the GOP.
The House tax bill passes, but will it actually help Texas schools?
"...Republicans are whistling while they work – singing a happy..."

March 25, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Our readers talk back.
"...[me] at all times," how could you be so "disappointed"?]Republicans Have Figured It Out..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...note that the electoral process itself answers your questions. Republicans know that...."

Dec. 3, 2004 Column

On The Lege
The GOP Senate tightens the screws on the absent Texas 11.
"...Actually, as several Republicans also half-acknowledged, the new penalties will hurt the absent..."

Aug. 22, 2003 News Column by Michael King

The House Adjourns to Oklahoma
The House Dems may be losing the legislative wars, but they're finally winning the PR battle.
"...exterminating logic, since most Texans are currently voting for Republicans in presidential and statewide elections, it follows that a..."

May 16, 2003 News Column by Michael King

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Denuded of ideological trimmings and vicious rhetoric, much of the agenda that motivates talk radio hosts is common to most of us.
" saying that only rich, white people voted for Republicans. Actually, I said that it was a slate of..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Column by Louis Black

A Day at the Races
Primary races start heating up in nearby counties, across Texas, and around the nation.
"...smaller event in Bastrop County, where there are no Republicans on the ballot at all, and where only the..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

March 10 Primary Election Results
"...66.0% Morris Overstreet 18.2% 27.7% Gene Kelly 13.4% 5.7% REPUBLICANS: **Barry Williamson 38.1% 35.1% **John Cornyn 32.2% 40.3% Tom..."

March 13, 1998 News Feature

Election Aftermath
Bathing in Napalm
"...Even Phelps acknowledges that the Republicans have wanted Earle's head on a platter ever since..."

Nov. 8, 1996 News Feature

Texas GOP's Book Bans Are the First Step in Anti-Public Education Crusade
Banning books (for Jesus!)
"...any books to Texas libraries. They were steamrolled by Republicans, including Sen. Angela Paxton, wife of impeached Attorney General..."

June 30, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

At the Capitol, Texas Tries to Catch Up With Cannabis
From medical use to decriminalization to legalization, marijuana seems to have bipartisan support, so what's taking so long?
"...Hunter White of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition calls Patrick's comments "worrying," but points..."

May 3, 2019 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Central Texas Lawmakers Speak Out About the 86th Legislative Session
Interviews with the team representing 2.1 million Austin metro residents
" an easy target, there will be others where Republicans may not coalesce. A good number of legislators who..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

Page Two: Dreams for Sale
On magic, gremlins, and health care reform
"...monthly and annual budget concern. I am angry with Republicans, certain industry groups, and any number of misguided citizens'..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Dirty Tricks in Voter ID Debate?
Anchia suspicious of voter impersonation allegations
"...AG actually withheld the affidavits from Democrats so that Republicans could spring them into Tuesday’s “committee of the whole”..."

March 9, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

GOP Redistricting: Hosing down the ballot
The implications of three Republicans – Henry Bonilla, Lamar Smith, and Michael McCaul – all based somewhere else and representing Travis County, aren't merely about the county's representation in Congress. In a world of old-fashioned partisan politics, changing of guard also has down-ballot implications.
"...countywide office, where two county House districts drawn for Republicans now belong to Democrats Mark Strama and Donna Howard,..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

School Finance Bill Heads for the Floor
Republicans pass HB 2 out of committee over educator objections
"...The House Public Education Committee, dominated by Republicans, pushed the school finance reform bill out of committee..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

'He's Forked Himself'
Our Full conversation with Louis Dubose about 'The Hammer'
"...In fairness to the Republicans, Democrats had been in power for 40 years, so..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Rights and Consequences
The Redistricting trial pits "partisan gerrymandering" against the Voting Rights Act.
"...explicit and unapologetic intention of increasing the number of Republicans in Congress, and any effect on minority voters is..."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
The gavel comes down on the Lege that wouldn't Leave
"...last week; when push came inevitably to shove, the Republicans called in their own Persuader in the person of..."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Column by Michael King

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The Republican right's hypocritical rhetoric machine has become so dazzling and effective it can only be viewed as (highly successful) conceptual art.
"...ninth or 10th time you watch Casablanca. Still, right-wing Republicans have so refined their rhetoric that it must be..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Column by Louis Black

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"...I think the Democrats' actions were heroic. Watching the Republicans strut their righteous indignation over the consequences of legislative..."

May 23, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Our readers talk back.
"...There is a positive side to Republicans controlling Congress...."

Nov. 15, 2002 Column

Running to the Middle
Part II of the Chronicle's preview of the Nov. 5 general election
" district lines kicked out Democrats and yanked in Republicans. Barrientos is a known quantity, which can cut both..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature

Weird, Spooky, and Rich
David Dewhurst runs against everybody but money.
"...Democrats on the Nov. 5 ballot. Meanwhile, Dewhurst's fellow Republicans treat him as though he were Bill Clinton's half-brother...."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Feeling the Heat
A profile of the new Texas ACLU and Executive Director Will Harrell
"...agenda has even attracted the support of powerful conservative Republicans...."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Meet the New Boss
The Privatization Route
"...him to soften his language, and his agency-streamlining ambitions. "Republicans who are unaccustomed to governing and holding these offices..."

Jan. 15, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

The People's Court
Justice of the Peace Races Not So Peaceful
"...- is the one to watch for fireworks. No Republicans bothered to enter that fight, but a whopping four..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Feature by Lee Simmons

D.A. Challenger Funded Primarily by Right Wing Donors, Wealthy West Austinites
Jeremy Sylestine leads José Garza in January fundraising
"...10 donors who have a history of contributing to Republicans...."

Feb. 16, 2024 News Post by Austin Sanders

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