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Richies for Obama
TDP chair and his wife back Obama, tying him in TX superdelegates with Clinton
"...Big news (and bad for the Clinton crowd): Texas Democratic Party chair Boyd Richie..."

May 30, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Obama Party
The scene there last night.
"...sports fans had merged into one high-energy party. The Texans for Obama watched election returns alongside a celebratory contingent..."

March 5, 2008 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Obama Takes Convention and Texas
For now, anyway ...
"...At midnight on Sunday, before the second boot of the Texas two-step had really..."

April 4, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Party With Obama-Boosters
Where to inauguration-watch in Austin
"...It's been a long time since Sen. Barack Obama first came to Austin as a political figure for..."

Jan. 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Perry Rejects Stimulus Funds for Unemployment
Governor announces rejection of cash in Houston
" program. This comes despite a warning from Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Tom Pauken that the UI fund could..."

March 12, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Clinton and Obama Looking for a Home (Updated)
CNN and Univision considering sites around UT campus for debate.
"...So the Clinton/Obama debate has been confirmed for Austin but, contrary to..."

Feb. 13, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Race for the Third
Kuhn and Goodwin face off for high-profile appeals court
"...3rd Court of Appeals race on which the candidates for the open Place 4 seat – Democrat Kurt Kuhn..."

Oct. 8, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Clinton's Wars, Bush's Wars, Obama's ...
A peace prize, a peace rally, and more of the same
"...– Barack Obama in Cairo, June 4..."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Column by Michael King

CNN Poll: Obama Pulls Into Lone Star Lead
Yet, Texas Dems favor Clinton on the top issues
"...from Opinion Research Corporation shows that Illinois Sen. Barack Obama has pulled into a narrow lead among Texas voters..."

Feb. 25, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Obama and Clinton to Debate in Austin
Clinton and Obama to debate in Austin.
"...Democratic presidential hopefuls Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama will be holding a debate in Austin on Feb...."

Feb. 11, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

God Fearing Texans Stop Steven Hotze
Auto-Tune and politics don’t mix
" politicians actually cross over into creating palatable music for John & Jane Q. Public...."

May 16, 2013 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Paxton Sues Obama Over Transgender Rights
State officials continue their anti-trans crusade
"...fighting back against a recent transgender-inclusive directive from the Obama administration...."

May 25, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Dear Obama, If Texas Secedes, Can We Stay With You?
New petition asks White House to make Austin 50th state
"...been abuzz with the crazy Texas secession petition, whereby forces who never accepted the end result of the Civil..."

Nov. 14, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Andrés Useche Sings for 'Change' (the Obama Kind)
"...having teared up at the end of a recent Obama campaign ad, so it goes without saying that we..."

Feb. 25, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Obama Administration Extends Short-Term Medicaid Funds in Texas
Feds, state reach deal on 15-month extension to assist hospitals
"...The Obama administration has agreed to extend a short-term hospital Medicaid..."

May 2, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

A Nightmare for DREAMers
Ending DACA affects an estimated 124,000 Texans
"...and eventually picked up by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...."

Sept. 29, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Valby Got Only What She Was Looking For
" well as a lot of their friends. As for being racist, Utopians are no more racist than others...."

June 3, 2010 Postmarks

Texans March for Immigration Reform
Friday's rally will challenge the Legislature's silence
"...With President Barack Obama giving weekly soundbites and the GOP struggling to look..."

Feb. 21, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Lyceum Poll: Texans Full of Surprises
Texans may be learning to love their gays – not as much as their voter ID, though
"...Rick Perry outpolls Kay Bailey Hutchi­son, Texans support voter ID, Republicans support gay unions, Democrats lack..."

July 3, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Tom Schieffer for Governor: The New Plain Vanilla
The former ambassador considers running for Texas governor
"...If Texas Democrats were hoping that a figure with Obama-like charisma would propel them back into the governor's office..."

May 15, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Dan Patrick: Ignore Obama's Transgender Policy
Parents of transgender students speak out against Patrick
"...who has led the charge against Ft. Worth ISD for its transgender inclusive policies – announced the next steps..."

May 31, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

A Pilgrimage for Immigrants
Advocates for immigration reform plan a 35-mile pilgrimage from T. Don Hutto Residential Center to the Governor's Mansion
"...In their most ambitious demonstration to date calling for immigration reform, Workers Defense Project is poised this week..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

The State of Texas: "Pro-life, Pro-guns, Anti-Obama"
"...In 2010, Democrats gathered at the Driskill Hotel for an electoral bloodbath, as gubernatorial candidate Bill White and..."

Nov. 7, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Party Like a Barack Star
From City Council to the White House
"...Mike Martinez wants you to vote Obama in '08: The Texans for Obama campaign is also..."

Nov. 15, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Inauguration Day, Scholz Style
Snapshots from the watch party at Scholz Garten this morning: Texans for Obama, Travis County Dems speak
"...Austin's role in the elevation of President Barack Obama has yet to be measured, but the fact that..."

Jan. 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Obamarama This Saturday
Rally at Eastwoods Park this weekend
"...Get thee down to Eastwoods Park this Saturday, or Obama will put you on notice! HUNDREDS SET TO GATHER..."

April 18, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

What's in a Name?
PUMA Tells Barack: Well keep on runnin', player, 'cause I got my good shoes on.
"...known as "Party Unity My Ass," but now stands for "People United Means Action." The name change reflects the..."

Aug. 24, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Steve Rivas

Gamecocks and Fan Dances
Ex-video game CEO comes to the rescue of Burlesque for Peace
"...For a while, it looked like this year's Burlesque for..."

Feb. 18, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Election Notes
Tidbits from the campaign trail
"...all three made this month were of senators up for re-election. Sen. Kim Brimer, R-Fort Worth, takes the chair..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature

Feb. 21-28
"...For more events, see Community Listings. THURSDAY 21..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature

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