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

Oct. 30, 1998 News Feature

Now What Does This Say About the Texas Democratic Party?
CD 10 candidates line up some, um … powerhouse endorsements.
"...the support of the Democrats that took on incumbent Republican Michael McCaul in the previous two general elections: Lorenzo..."

Jan. 15, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

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

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

'It All Leads Back to Texas'
Robert Bryce on the Texas-Washington-international crony network
"..."the long history of cronyism that has bound the Texas energy business to the Texas political system and the..."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

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

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

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

Texas Democrats File Suit Against Tea Party Group
Claims King Street Patriots are engaging in voter harassment
"...The Tea Party has been hitting hard this election cycle, and this..."

Oct. 19, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

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 Dems Get King Street Financial Records
No hearing scheduled for today
"...The Texas Democratic Party announced this morning that they have obtained..."

Oct. 25, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

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

Texas Republicans, Defiant as Always
Why the GOP isn't listening to you: They don't have to
"...or on the Supreme Court of the United States, Texas Republican leaders are defiantly deaf to you...."

July 5, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Rick Noriega's Speech to the Texas Democratic Convention
Blasts Cornyn, calls for end to Iraq War.
"...is the speech Rick Noriega just gave to the Texas Democratic Party Convention. (No, I didn't type it in..."

June 6, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

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
"...personal political event was in progress up in East Texas. In the auditorium of Frankston High School in Anderson..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

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

Equality Texas and the Dangers of 'Good Enough'
Sarah Davis endorsement falls short on promoting LGBT equality
"...It's perhaps as clear a sign as anything that Texas still has a long way to go towards LGBT..."

Jan. 24, 2014 News Post by Brandon Watson

Tea Party Wins Big in Run-Offs
Patrick, Paxton beat establishment candidates
"...In Texas at least, rumors of the death of the Tea..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Texas' Big, Bad Week for Voter Suppression and Gerrymandering
Within two days, courts reject second election map, voter ID bill
"...state House maps. In less than two weeks, the Republican-dominated Texas Legislature has been dealt three critical blows to..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas and the Congressional Suicide Caucus
Lone Star GOP on the losing side of shutdown fight
"...ending the shutdown – passed. However, as always, the Texas Congressional delegation split resolutely along party lines, with Lone..."

Oct. 17, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Travis County Republican Chairman Morrow to Protest Trump
Morrow plans to carry "Trump is a child rapist" sign
"...Travis County Republican Chairman Robert Morrow plans to protest Donald Trump, while..."

Aug. 22, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

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

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 resignation, effective..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Joe Straus, Voice of Moderation in Texas Legislature, Won't Seek Re-Election
House speaker doesn't rule out future run for governor
"...After months of contention with extremist Republicans Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, long-serving..."

Oct. 25, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Four New Congressional Seats for Texas
Democrats demand better representation for minorities
"...Texas got an early Christmas present Tuesday: Four new Congressional..."

Dec. 21, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Republican Concerns
"...machinations that went into the drafting of this year's Texas Republican Party platform ["The Elephants at Play," News, June..."

June 15, 2004 Postmarks

Texas Senators Skip Stimulus Votes
Cornyn misses cloture vote to attend fundraiser Monday after Hutchison absent for Friday votes
"...Capitol Hill? Well, not if you're a senator from Texas. First up, Kay Bailey Hutchison missed six major amendment..."

Feb. 10, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Dems to DNC: Pick a Castro, Any Castro
State party suggests Joaquin, Julián to replace Wasserman Schultz
"...It was no secret that Texas Democrats hoped that Hillary Clinton would pick U.S. Department..."

July 26, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Court Rules: Texas Voter ID Still Racist
Second ruling finds GOP deliberately suppressed minority vote
"...That's why it's highly damaging to the state of Texas that yesterday a federal court ruled, once again, that..."

April 11, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Fifth Circuit Hears Texas Abortion Law Arguments
Two of three judges on panel previously upheld anti-abortion laws
"...ultimately decide the future of more than a dozen Texas abortion clinics...."

Sept. 12, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

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