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Many Democrats have written off Texas, just like other Southern, right-wing enclaves, such as Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina and Georgia. But Texas has a history of progressives from Jim Hogg ...
by wtxdem
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2007 at 06:59 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The integrity of the vote compromised in Bush's home state?
by Michael D
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2007 at 09:11 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
This would be no surprise to Molly Ivins. Follow me below the fold to watch as Texas legislators are caught on camera blatantly voting as many as four times, using absent legislators voting devices.
by Jamais Vu
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2007 at 10:50 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Interesting and slightly disturbing expose from a local CBS affiliate out of Texas, which shows many in the state senate (including Kossack favorite Noriega) voting up to 4x apiece, on their own ...
by Ajax the Greater
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2007 at 12:56 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Are our politicians voting when they should be? Or How they should be?
by Bobacus
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2007 at 10:45 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Okay, I usually laugh and blow off the usual asshattery that is the government of the proud state of Texas. It is a vaudville show full of prat falls and jumbled justice jousting. But for the most ...
by pinche tejano
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2007 at 08:24 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The Texas House of Representatives, steaming about Speaker Tom Craddick’s repeated declarations that he has absolute power over who may speak in the 150-member chamber, boiled over after ...
by aerialist
Comment Count 416 comments on Mon May 28, 2007 at 01:57 AM PDT with 317 Recommends
[cross-posted at And, yes, I DO take it personally } talk about bringing the issue of voter fraud suppression down to earth... here you ...
by profmarcus
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun May 27, 2007 at 01:14 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
by moiv
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue May 22, 2007 at 05:30 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
A couple ...
by moiv
Comment Count 295 comments on Wed May 16, 2007 at 07:21 PM PDT with 392 Recommends
Action Alerts for May 14-15 for the Texas House and Senate include: GOOD BILL THAT NEEDS TO BE APPROVED BY BOTH HOUSES: ACTION ALERT CSSB 439 by Deuell ...
by Faith Chatham
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon May 14, 2007 at 11:17 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
A Texas State Representative called for a "challenge" to the 14th Amendment and blamed illegal immigrants for increases in communicable diseases following debate on a border security bill in the ...
by vpltz
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon May 07, 2007 at 07:24 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Read it and weep . All that stands between democracy in Texas and the most vile voter disenfranchisement legislation imaginable ...
by PDiddie
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed May 02, 2007 at 09:50 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Seven hundred million dollars. That's how much it will cost to settle the ongoing "FREW" ...
by vpltz
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2007 at 04:30 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Full post (with pics) at TexasKaos.com The man who has shown his compassion (not to mention his IQ) for women ...
by krazypuppy
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2007 at 10:33 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
As some of you who follow financial-related diaries here might know, I've been writing a lot about interchange fees lately. The main reason for this is I'm doing some work with UnfairCreditCardFees....
by Interrobanger
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Mar 25, 2007 at 03:32 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Texas Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston) announced today that he has eleven signatures in the Senate to block debate on Voter ID legislation under consideration by the Texas House. At ...
by vpltz
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 14, 2007 at 05:32 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Photos by Judy McGeary, used by ...
by Faith Chatham
Comment Count 78 comments on Tue Mar 06, 2007 at 11:34 AM PST with 48 Recommends
There is a house bill that is pending before the Texas State legislature,
by bruised toes
Comment Count 79 comments on Sun Jan 14, 2007 at 01:53 PM PST with 14 Recommends
by BexarWinner
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Oct 20, 2006 at 12:21 PM PDT with 2 Recommends