A GOP effort to prohibit issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Texas, failed to come to a vote on Friday.
Ted Nugent Observes Veterans Day By Calling Animal Rights Activists “Subhuman Mongrels”
Draft-dodging ammosexual Ted Nugent went back to the well and reused a favorite insult of his when he referred to animal rights activists as "subhuman mongrels" on Tuesday.
Militia Member Met With Greg Abbott Days Before His Arrest On Illegal Weapons Charges
K.C. Massey, a member of a militia that 'patrols' the Texas border, met with and posed for photos with Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbot just four days before his arrest on illegal weapons charges.
Hillary Clinton Endorses “Tough and Strong” Wendy Davis For Texas Governor
Hillary Clinton has endorsed Wendy Davis for Texas governor. Clinton called Davis a tough and strong campaigner who never backs down.
Republicans: Women Problem? What Women Problem?
Nothing wrong with an exclusive and hate-filled Republican message. Just with the people who aren't sufficiently white, male, and Christian.
Republicans Amp Up The Fire and Brimstone By “Joking” That Wendy Davis Is Going To Hell
"Hear the one about Wendy Davis going to hell?" At an event held at a Tex-Mex restaurant in Frisco, Greg Abbott was introduced by apparent jester-in-chief, state Rep. Pat Fallon.
Prominent Tea Partier Says Michael Brown’s Parents Received ‘Taxpayer-Funded Abortion’
Former executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party Todd Kincannon sent out a tweet Wednesday evening saying Michael Brown's parents shouldn't be upset because they are pro-choice Democrats and "they got a taxpayer-funded abortion."
Texas Voter Turnout Was Higher On Its First Day of Early Voting Than It Was In 2010
Wendy Davis with help from groups that support her is leading the way in the people's fight against vote suppression.
Even Fox Defends Wendy Davis Ad About Abbott’s History of War Against Justice For Texans
The focus of Davis' latest ad is to chronicle Abbott's history of believing in justice for some while denying it to others.
Victory for Democracy as Wisconsin and Texas Voter ID Laws Come Tumbling Down
Democracy called checkmate against Scott Walker's attempt to rig Wisconsin's vote, while a Federal Court slapped down Greg Abbott's attempt to suppress votes in Texas.
Six House Democrats Call on DOJ to Investigate Texas AG- Greg Abbott’s Dirty Dealings with TEF
So far, Greg Abbott has used his power as Attorney-General of Texas to obstruct the release of documents that would shed light on Governor Rick Perry’s oversight of Texas Enterprise Fund and its mishandling of millions of Texas taxpayer dollars. However, the demand for answers increases from a variety of sources, including Wendy Davis and the press. Now members of Congress are asking the DOJ to investigate dirty dealings between Rick Perry’s Office and the Fund. Since Abbott used his power as Attorney-General to conceal what may be illegal and unethical activities by Rick Perry, this does not bode well for Abbott’s quest to replace Perry at the Governor’s Office.
Greg Abbott’s Cover Up of Texas Enterprise Fund Fraud Cost Taxpayers $222 Million
Greg Abbott's shady relationship with the Texas Enterprise fund is catching up with him.
Wendy Davis Could Be Catching Greg Abbott In Texas Governor’s Race
After a lackluster debate performance, Greg Abbott is launching negative TV ads against Wendy Davis, but experts in Texas suggest that Republican's negative shift might be a sign that the governor's race is tightening.
Rick Perry Idiotically Cites Joan Rivers’ Death To Justify Texas Anti-Abortion Law
During an appearance at the Texas Tribune Festival on Sunday, Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry tried to use Joan Rivers' death to defend HB2, the restrictive anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Texas legislature earlier this year, but later struck down by a federal judge.
Texas Turmoil: Greg Abbott Fakes Support By Busing In People For Debate With Wendy Davis
Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott is being forced to bus in supporters to create a false impression of strength ahead of his debate with Democrat Wendy Davis.
Panicked Greg Abbott’s Latest Ad Uses Debunked Talking Points To Attack Wendy Davis
With his latest political ad, Greg Abbott is showing all the signs of a panicked candidate. The ad is filled with talking points that have been debunked by facts and fact checkers.
Federal Court Slams Texas TRAP Law Back To the Stone-Age
In a much needed victory for women in Texas, a Federal Court struck down the Lone Star State's version of a TRAP law.
Court Humiliates Greg Abbott (Again) And Crushes his Unconstitutional Attack on Public Education
This time, an Austin judge dealt a devastating blow to Greg Abbott's campaign against public education
Paul, Santorum, Perry, Romney: Republicans Offer No Imagination for 2016
As Charlie Brown despairs from time to time, "Good Grief" or if times get truly stressful, "OH, Good Grief." From the perspective of the upcoming presidential race, this will be neither of those times. That doesn't mean there won't be ear-bending yammering from the right.
Wendy Davis Shows Leadership in Her Letter To Rick Perry on the Influx of Unaccompanied Children
With children fleeing violence and poverty in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador; there is a humanitarian crises in our border states.
The Republican Hate Platform Isn’t Working In Texas
Here is a roundup of Texas press reaction to the GOP party platform -- they seem more than a little dismayed by the growing extremism.
Republicans Are So Afraid of Wendy Davis That They Are Comparing Her To Hitler
How do you know when a Republican is terrified? They start breaking out the Nazi and Hitler comparisons. An intern for Wendy Davis's Republican opponent Greg Abbott in race foe Texas governor tweeted:
GOP Dirty Trick: Greg Abbott Won’t Denounce ‘Abortion Barbie’ Posters Supporter Paid For
Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott is keeping it classy in Texas, where he refused to denounce the "Abortion Barbie" campaign posters that greeted Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis in California Thursday.
Hypocrite Greg Abbott Attacks Wendy Davis While He Begs For Outside Money On Talk Radio
Republican Greg Abbott's campaign has been criticizing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis for taking money from liberals outside of Texas, so imagine the surprise when Abbott went on Hugh Hewett's national right wing talk radio show and begged for dollars.
Lone Star Lunacy as ‘Obama=Hitler’ Candidate Leads Democratic Senate Primary
Kesha Rogers, a LaRouche supporter who equates Obama to Hitler and calls for his impeachment, is leading the Dem Senate primary in TX.
Ted Nugent Defiantly Gives Non-Apology For Calling President Obama A ‘Subhuman Mongrel’
During an interview with conservative radio host Ben Ferguson on Friday, has-been rocker and right-wing nutjob Ted Nugent gave a non-apology for his comments last month
Wendy Davis Blasts Republicans For Embracing Admitted Sexual Predator Ted Nugent
The Wendy Davis campaign has seized on the Texas Republican Party's Ted Nugent problem and turned up the heat on her opponent, Greg Abbott and the rest of the Republicans that are silently standing behind Nugent's remarks.
The Christian Right Boycotts Girl Scout Cookies Over Wendy Davis
The fanatical Christian-right is targeting Girl Scout USA's annual cookie sales for a boycott because the group listed Wendy Davis as an incredible woman of the year.
Wendy Davis’ Daughters Strike Back At Ugly Republican Smears With Open Letters
Wendy Davis' two daughters have written open letters to refute the ugly smear campaigns against their mother.
Ann Coulter Calls Wendy Davis ‘A Gold-Digger Who Found A Sugar Daddy’
In an article that was published on Real Clear Politics Thursday morning, Ann Coulter claimed that Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is nothing more than "a gold-digger who found a sugar daddy."
Wendy Davis’ Ex-Husband Admirably Refuses To Play GOP’s Gotcha Game
On Tuesday, Jeff Davis declined CNN's request to appear in an on-camera interview regarding Wendy Davis' personal life story. Instead, he gave them an email response stating that he feels that Wendy Davis "would make a very capable governor."
Wendy Davis Drops an Atomic Truth Bomb on Desperate Sexist Republicans
Wendy Davis is more than fighting back against the sexist Republicans today who are trying to destroy her gubernatorial campaign. Davis dropped an atomic bomb of truth intended to wipe out the GOP's smear campaign.
Sexist Personal Attacks Against Wendy Davis Explode After She Outraises Her Opponent
Expect these ugly personal attacks to continue, as Ms Davis threatens the good old boys running the state of Texas. They will cluelessly focus on all aspects of Ms Davis' womanhood.
Conservative Cretin Erick Erickson Once Again Refers to Wendy Davis As ‘Abortion Barbie’
RedState.com founder and Fox News contributor Erick Erickson took to Twitter on Tuesday to dispute Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis’ fundraising totals for the last-half of 2013. Once again, as he has done repeatedly since this past summer when Davis gained national prominence due to her filibuster on the Texas Senate floor over reproductive rights, Erickson referred to Davis as ‘Abortion Barbie.’ Below is the tweet:
Individual Donations Help Wendy Davis Soar Past GOP Opponent In Fundraising
On Tuesday evening, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis released her campaign's fundraising figures for the last half of 2013 and they were nothing short of amazing.
Maxey Scherr is the Only Democrat Worth Supporting for US Senate in Texas
Only one of the five Democratic candidates seems worthy of support from progressives, liberals and centrists interested in flipping the seat from red to blue. That candidate is El Paso attorney Maxey Scherr.
Dems Get Wish as Cornyn Will Face Tea Party Primary Challenger In Texas Senate Race
Late on Monday, just 15 minutes before the deadline to file, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) shocked the GOP establishment by placing his name on the ballot for March's Republican primary and will face off with incumbent Sen. John Cornyn.
Republicans Might Learn How to Talk to Women But They Don’t Care What They Think
"We control 30 governorships, we control 26 state houses and senates chambers. You know, we, in fact, know how to speak to women on their policy issues."
Senator Elizabeth Warren And The New Economic Populism
Will Senator Elizabeth Warren's political economic populist movement change US economics and politics now and in the future?
Republicans Get Nervous As Wendy Davis Trails By Just 5 In Texas Governor Race
If Republicans weren't taking Wendy Davis seriously before, they should start now. A new poll found Davis trailing Republican Greg Abbott 40%-35%.
Hey Mainstream Media – Pay as Much Attention to Republicans as to Miley Cyrus
I find it an indictment of our mainstream media that Miley Cyrus at the VMAs can attract such outraged responses, but Republican politicians, behaving in a much more outrageous fashion get a free pass
The Tyranny of Flag Waving Rights Stealing Republicans Tarnishes Independence Day
A growing segment of the population are exploring new ways to subvert other citizens' freedoms and expressing their desire to reinstate the conditions that drove colonists to break away from England.
Wendy Davis Tears Apart Rick Perry For Bullying Women To Advance His Career
Governor Perry seems to think that bullying women is a political winner for him, but if he watched Meet The Press, he found out that Senator Wendy Davis isn't an easy target.
Democrats Dance Around Protecting the Right To Choose Out Fear of the Extreme Right
In Congress and Republican-controlled states, and instead of decrying the loss of choice, Democrats dance around the issue out of fear of retribution from evangelical extremists.
Rick Perry Takes A Very Personal Cheap Shot at Wendy Davis
Rick Perry takes it very personally what choices Wendy Davis and her mother have made and demands that all women make the same choices.
Thank Wendy Davis for Her Heroic Filibuster Defending Women from Another GOP Attack
It's time to thank Senator Wendy Davis for her 'herculean effort' to block one of the most restrictive anti-abortion measures in the country.