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“Should We Have Another Such Legislature, Would It Not Be Well to Dissolve Our State Government and Get Attached to the Indian Territory?”

“Around the Texas Capitol this year, it wasn’t unusual to hear the 85th Legislature described as the worst anyone could remember. … this session had more than its fair share of dispiriting moments.   2,866 more words

Austin History

Calibrating Expectations for 2018: three cases

If you’ve read my previous posts, then you know that I am taking the position of an exceptional optimist when it comes to Democrats’ chances in November of 2018. 621 more words

Election 2018

The State of the (State) Senate

Even though I don’t think that a Democratic majority in the Texas Senate is reasonable to expect in the near future, there are certainly some individual seats worth looking at. 206 more words

Election 2018

Texas Senators to Call ICE on Protestors

Texas Senators to Call ICE on Protestors

A circus was held in Texas Senate
1. ICE called on protestors
2. that same senator threatens to shoot other senator… 216 more words

Texas Senators to Call ICE on Protestors

Texas Senators to Call ICE on Protestors

A circus was held in Texas Senate
1. ICE called on protestors
2. that same senator threatens to shoot other senator… 216 more words

Former Acorn Members Behind Pro-Sanctuary City Protest At Texas Senate Session. Guess Who's Funding Them?

In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin.

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Another Texas Democrat Launches A State Senate Filibuster

AUSTIN (AP) — A Texas Democrat has staged another state Senate floor filibuster — but don’t expect it to generate as much attention as Sen. Wendy Davis’ marathon speech four years ago. 116 more words

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