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Not Quite 'Dead, Dead, Dead' Yet
The Senate plays Chicken over congressional redistricting.
"...have been saying all along. Under the current map, Republicans have 20 seats. It's just that in some of..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Chapter Two: The Re-Redistricting Hearings Produce Much Heat, Little Light
"...didn't work -- one of the small handful of Republicans in the room complained, "I thought I was coming..."

July 4, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Our readers talk back.
"...disabled, and poor who got the ax by the Republicans? Maybe I'll send it to Afghanistan or Iraq for..."

May 30, 2003 Column

If Tom DeLay has his way, Austin will have no voice in Congress.
"...out of order or ignored him entirely; other committee Republicans generally dismissed as sour grapes the Dems' complaints about..."

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Our readers talk back.
"...people-unfriendly policies. That is by kicking out as many Republicans as possible during the upcoming state and national elections...."

Sept. 13, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...Jim Hightower's weekly whinefest ["The Hightower Lowdown"], always slamming Republicans but never speaking ill of Democrats. In his Enron..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Column

Not Enough Hate in East Texas?
An East Texas Republican comes under fire for making nice with black legislators.
"...wording from "sexual orientation" to "sexual preference." Although some Republicans who participated in crafting the legislation eventually voted against..."

Dec. 21, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Our readers talk back.
" something ridiculous about Democrat supporters coming down on Republicans for believing in their candidate. Why, then, is it..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Column

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
" currently made up of 17 Democrats and 13 Republicans. Redistricting could shift a half dozen or more seats..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

In Person
Who's dumber: Republicans or Democrats? The official results are in.
"...It's official: Republicans are the dumbest. By a fraction of a decibel,..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Books Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Election Day held few major surprises, except for the increasing strength of Republican candidates in Travis and the surrounding counties.
"...on Election Day, which will typically depress Democratic turnout. (Republicans are more likely to vote early.) Or the election..."

March 24, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Readers react to last week's cover story on the murder of Lauryn Paige Fuller.
"...McCain in the Arizona and Michigan Republican primaries as "non-Republicans." That's incorrect. I went to the library and looked..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Column

On The Lege
" they struggled to work out a deal with Republicans determined to make sure the issue never saw a..."

May 21, 1999 News Column

John Wayne vs. Atticus Finch
Dueling D.A.Candidates Differ on Punishment and Prevention
"...At the headquarters of the Associated Republicans of Texas, a statewide PAC based in Austin, Pat..."

Oct. 18, 1996 News Feature by Amy Smith

March 2024 Primary Election Endorsements for Travis County Residents
Our choices for local, state, and national races
"...and a border bill negotiated in Washington, D.C., between Republicans and Democrats that would have been the most conservative..."

Feb. 16, 2024 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Texas Oil Billionaires Start a Spinoff PAC
Tim Dunn and Farris Wilks replace Defend Texas Liberty
"...already being distributed to challengers seeking to unseat House Republicans who voted to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton last..."

Jan. 26, 2024 News Post by Brant Bingamon

The Blocked "Death Star" Law Could Wipe Out Broad Areas of City Code
Austin Judge Maya Gamble ruled it's unconstitutional
"...Texas Republicans once claimed to champion the concept of "local control"..."

Sept. 1, 2023 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Rep. Donna Howard, HD 48
“... More strategic than knee-jerk property tax relief”
"...Republicans are traditionally opposed to busting the cap, but Howard..."

Jan. 6, 2023 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

Greg Casar Enters the National Spotlight, and Brings His Grassroots Coalition With Him
New year, new rep
"...from business interests and in defending it from hostile Republicans at the Capitol. The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce..."

Dec. 30, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

TribFest Recap: Red and Blue Teams Find Common Ground Before the 88th
Six points of agreement as the new Legislature coalesces
"...Republicans did too, but took aim at renewable energy. Rep...."

Sept. 25, 2022 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Texas Dems Take the Voting Rights Fight to D.C.
Breaking quorum again, lawmakers leave state to thwart Abbott's restrictive bill
" preserve the right to vote in Texas. For Republicans, they are misguided crybabies who have abandoned their duty..."

July 16, 2021 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Slay the Dragon
Hard-hitting political documentary shows the menace of gerrymandering is coming back
"...Ford: A Test of Character). They don’t pretend that Republicans invented gerrymandering (the term actually predates the founding of..."

April 17, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Prop B Campaigns Exchange Charges of Being "Republican"
As election day nears both sides of the debate trade barbs
"...organizations, and concluded that there are undoubtedly plenty of Republicans among them. The Greater Austin CofC has nearly five..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Post by Michael King

A Letter From Guest Editor Ethan Hawke
Blaze director on why it’s time for us all to act like grownups and demand integrity from our elected officials
" lives north of Dallas, almost always votes for Republicans. I grew up understanding and respecting both parties' platforms..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Ethan Hawke

Deep Divisions in Texas' Powerful Anti-Choice Movement
Battle reflects Lege’s growing extremism
"...And indeed, its political arm opposed several incumbent House Republicans in the March primary, despite the fact they earned..."

April 6, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Doggett: Keep Hope Alive
Lloyd Doggett on Trump, the future, and the responsibility of citizens
"...was all this “NeverTrumpism” on the part of some Republicans, but when Election Day came, in voting patterns, it..."

Jan. 12, 2017 News Post by Michael King

The Return of the Lege
State’s 85th Legislature already a battle of House and Senate
"...but don't expect a simple fight between Democrats and Republicans. In a re-run of 2015, the bitterest disputes look..."

Jan. 6, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: The Fix
Thuggery and fanaticism on the campaign trail
"...The Republicans have been beating up on Hillary for years and..."

June 10, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Cruz's Shutdown Backfires
Support plummets as shutdown continues
"...last presidential election, it's supposedly Obama's fault that the Republicans refused to fund government. Asked about his boss' role..."

Oct. 18, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

UPDATE: Senate Filibuster in Progress
Close to vote on SB5; clock ticking
"...midnight, see “YEA OR NAY?” For a brief on Republicans’ reaction (and nonreaction), see “Post SB5 Debate, No Word..."

June 25, 2013 News Post by Michael King

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