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Retiring Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid Leading Off : • NV-Sen : Despite spending ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 75 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold Leading Off : • TX-27 : On Tuesday, the news broke that Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold's former communications director ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Ohio State Senate by current membership (map ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
On October 22, at a luncheon in Corpus Christi for the Associated Builders and Contractors Rep. Blake Farenthold (TX-27) when asked a question about USMC Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who is in jail in ...
by DemSign
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 05:20 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Texas' 27th Congressional District Debate between Democrat Wesley Reed, Libertarian Roxanne Simonson, and Republican Blake Farenthold.
by DemSign
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 22, 2014 at 10:09 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Last night, Jon Stewart tore into the right-wingers who exhibited a sickening display of cruelty towards the children who fled here from Central America. Ah, Representative Louie Gohmert. He's ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 99 comments on Wed Jul 16, 2014 at 05:30 AM PDT with 96 Recommends
According to a HuffPost/YouGov poll , 89% of Republicans believe President Barack Obama has exceeded the limits of authority granted a President by the US Constitution, and 68% of them believe ...
by Mopshell
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 11:53 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
[http://cookpolitical.com/house/charts/race-ratings The Cook Political Report] rankings are used by nearly everybody looking at how a House race might end up on Election Day in November. It ranks ...
by Texan Perspective
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:05 PM PDT with 191 Recommends
So folks, for any of you tuning in, I'm hearing there's this guy named Wesley Reed, a Democrat, who is running to challenge me in my own district. No, I'm not looking to talk about his service to ...
by BoxMachine
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2014 at 05:50 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
In Texas, there is one thing you're guaranteed to find: ridiculous political stories. From the fiasco with Ted Nugent and Greg Abbot, to the Senate candidate disappearing, to some of the things that ...
by Texan Perspective
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 07:16 AM PST with 6 Recommends
ISSA AIDE: Sir, we just heard from the New York Post that Census Bureau workers manipulated data into the monthly unemployment report. DARRELL ISSA: **pauses** Please tell me you're kidding. ISSA ...
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 02:39 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Corpus Christi) is having a telephone town hall tonight (Sep. 30) at 8pm CST to discuss the shutdown. Dial-in 877-229-8493, conference number 111392. Democrats are welcome ...
by DemSign
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 06:06 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Oh just _go_ for it already. Quit hemming and hawing and burping and belching and sniffing each other's butts like so many dogs in the nation's most elaborately decorated dog park and ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 197 comments on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 11:10 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
Most of the maps of Texas I have seen here have been either Democratic gerrymanders, to illustrate what Democrats could do if they were in control of redistricting, or Republican gerrymanders, to ...
by ProudNewEnglander
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Robert Draper, a New York Times reporter who followed a few of the novice Republican Congressmen around Washington after their election in the 2010 landslide and then published his perceptions in "...
by hannah
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 04:13 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Tuesday night was the Texas primary elections; the main event was the Republican Senate primary, but with the state gaining four new House seats thanks to reapportionment, there was also a number of ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 64 comments on Wed May 30, 2012 at 01:14 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 266 comments on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I'm not sure any state has had a more convoluted redistricting process than Texas, where the Republicans control the trifecta but the Voting Rights Act keeps them from running entirely rampant. That'...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 03:35 PM PST with 14 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 164 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 05:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends