India Prime Minister Gets Bigger Applause Than Trump At Texas Rally

At the "Howdy Modi" rally in Houston, Prime Minister Modi of India got bigger applause than Donald Trump from a Republican crowd in Texas.

Opinion: Treating Children Worse Than Animals Is A Crime Against Humanity

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The Trump administration is treating children worse than animals and that is a crime against humanity.

Massive Early Voting Turnout in Texas Is Good News for Beto O’Rourke

Following patterns seen around the country, there were historically large turnouts throughout the state on Monday as early voting opened in Texas.

More than 63,000 in-person votes were cast in Harris County, The Houston Chronicle reported, compared to 20,215 in 2014. read more

Texas Just Voted to Erase Hillary Clinton From the History Books

On Friday, the Texas Board of Education voted to eliminate Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from the state’s social studies curriculum.

“Texas State Board of Education votes to erase Hillary Clinton from history curriculum” read more

Shocker in Texas as Cruz Ad Campaign Helps O’Rourke Raise Millions

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The polls in the U.S. Senate race in Texas between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke show the race is tightening and it looks like Cruz is starting to panic. He just released a series of new TV ads that are supposed to help him cruise to an easy reelection victory but instead they have backfired spectacularly and have been helping O’Rourke instead. read more

MSNBC’s Hugh Hewett Absurdly Calls For Ban On Trench Coats Instead of Guns In Schools

Sometimes Republicans say such ridiculous things that you wonder if they are kidding or not.  Usually, though, they are deadly serious, and often put forth proposed solutions to our problems that are nothing short of preposterous. read more

Border Residents Don’t Want National Guard Or The Wall

People living in the United States but near the border with Mexico feel like they’ve had enough.

“Our community is already heavily militarized,” said Bekah Hinojosa from Brownsville, Texas. “Cameras line the international bridges, we are surrounded by border checkpoints, border patrol helicopters can be seen in the sky, and agents patrol every highway. We reject this latest move by Trump and Governor Abbott to deploy National Guard personnel and further militarize our home.” read more

Mike Pence Goes To Sutherland Springs And Blames Everything But Guns For Church Massacre

The grieving people of Sutherland Springs were treated to the same old rhetoric that blames everything – laws, bureaucracy, and mental health – other than guns.

Trump Tells Texans In Hurricane’s Path To Rely On FEMA After Proposing To Cut Agency By 11%

Trump's declining mental health and inability to govern a country combined with the strong winds and flash floods of a massive hurricane are the recipe for a complete catastrophe. 

Busted Again: Texas Republican Electoral Maps Ruled Racist

Republicans in Texas keep trying to find new ways to rig the electoral system, but the courts are on to them.

Opinion: Texas GOP Bill Allows Officials to Refuse Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

"Texas Senate has no problem with taxpayer-funded discrimination against virtually anyone who doesn't meet a public official's personal [religious] standards."

Judge Blocks Texas GOP From Denying Low-Income Citizens Access To Planned Parenthood

It remains to be seen what Donald Trump will do on a national scale as president.

Lone Star Stunner: Hillary Clinton Is Almost Tied With Trump In Texas

According to the CBS News Battleground Tracker, reliably Republican Texas is a now a battleground state as Donald Trump's lead of three points is within the poll's margin of error.

Trump Forced To Campaign In Texas As His Lead In The State Dwindles To Single Digits

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What's sad about Trump's Texas campaign stop isn't just the content of the teleprompter speech, but the fact that he was forced to travel to the state in the first place.

Clinton Calls Supreme Court Abortion Ruling a Victory But Warns The Fight Is Far From Over

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Secretary Hillary Clinton called SCOTUS' Texas decision a victory for women across America but pointed out that the fight is far from over, "In Texas and across the country, a woman’s constitutional right to make her own health decisions is under attack. In the first three months of 2016, states introduced more than 400 measures restricting access to abortion."

Texas Governor Who Forced Regulator To Drop Trump Fraud Case Received Hefty Donation

"It had to be political because Donald Trump was treated differently than any other scam artist in the 16 years I was at the consumer protection office."

Texas AG Paxton Lies Explaining Lawsuit Over School Toilet Access

There have been more criminal charges filed against Paxton than there have been cases, zero in fact, of transgender people entering restrooms to commit assaults.

Cruel Texas Republicans Force Women To Deliver Dead Babies

Even in extremely dangerous pregnancies, Doctors are forbidden to induce labor because Texas considers it an abortion