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    The Many Flip-Flops Of Governor Perry

    Here in Texas, our cowboy Governor has been able to cultivate of image of unflappable confidence. “That coyote? Yeah, I shot it. Fire teachers, Nah, we won’t have to.” But now that the eyes of the national press are upon …


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    Back To Basics To Rick Perry: We're Sorry!

    Back To Basics PAC Issues Apology To Rick Perry Political committee created controversial “Coward” ad in 2010; now says they were wrong Austin, TX — The Back To Basics PAC issued the following public apology to Governor Rick Perry today: …


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    Rick Perry's Latino Problem

    Rick Perry isn’t used to getting a cold reception for his stirring delivery of Tea Party talking points, but that’s what happened yesterday in San Antonio at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) convention. Attendees had plenty …


    The Legislature's Attack On Teachers

    It’s been another bad week in Austin for Texas schools. After adopting a common sense amendment to use additional Rainy Day Fund money to fund enrollment, the House had a change of heart. Led by Rep. Phil King, Republicans signaled …


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    Will the Trans-Texas Corridor be the next controversy to a take a toll on Perry’s campaign?

    At last week’s Tea Party debate, presumptive front-runner candidate Rick Perry took a lashing from his fellow candidates, most harshly on the issue of his controversial executive order to mandate an HPV vaccine for young girls. The issue hits Perry …


    Rick Perry: Invincible Or Lucky?

    Since Governor Perry formally announced on Saturday that he believes he has earned a promotion from his taxpayer funded rental mansion in Austin to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, his campaign has worked to establish a few narratives in the media. One …


    Double-Dip Driver Declines Re-Election Bid

    Today, everyone’s favorite double-dipping Texas politician, Rep. Joe Driver of Garland, announced his decision not to take another crack at helping himself to our taxpayer dollars. At a time when the Texas budget cannot even meet essential services, we salute Rep. …


    In Case You Missed It: Top House Republican Apologizes For Anti-Semitic Slur

    With all the coverage last week of revelations against Herman Cain and Rick Perry’s “was he or wasn’t he drunk” speech in New Hampshire, you might have missed an embarrassment that hits a little closer to home for Texans. State …


    What Do Texans Think About The Budget?

    In the 82nd Legislature, the Republican super-majority in the House cast a vote for a budget that will devastate the state’s economy and the vital services Texans depend on. We didn’t think this budget reflected Texas’ priorities, and neither do …


    Celebrating Our Texan Workers

    This Monday, we celebrate American workers. It’s a holiday to honor each and every one of us who work for a living, and the generations that have come before us to build up this country to greatness. For millions in …