cathie adams

Conservatives continue push for winner-take-all primary

Apr 7, 2012 By Paul Burka

The Texas Eagle Forum has upped the ante for the May 29 Texas presidential primary. Five prominent conservatives have signed a TEF e-mail headlined “Texas’ role in choosing the president.” It calls for a winner-take-all Republican presidential primary, rather than awarding the state’s 155 delegates based on proportionality, as stipulated…

Why Munisteri’s victory matters

Jun 14, 2010 By Paul Burka

Political parties have not been major players in recent Texas politics. The Democratic party apparatus is essentially a collection of major county chairs, and the Republican party hasn’t been a force since Fred Meyer was ousted as chairman. The election of Steve Munisteri as GOP chairman at the state convention…

Cathie fight

Dec 1, 2009 By Paul Burka

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times is reporting that Republican party chairman Cathie Adams has made an endorsement in the contest for the Texas Supreme Court seat recently vacated by Scott Brister, in violation of her own pledge to remain neutral in GOP primary races. Adams is backing Eva Guzman,…

George Strake Jr. is a busy fellow

Nov 20, 2009 By Paul Burka

In addition to the letter that I posted and wrote about on Wednesday, in which Strake urged Republicans to ask Kay Bailey Hutchison not to run for governor, Strake, as several published reports have noted, is the new campaign treasurer for Tom Mechler’s campaign for Republican Party chairman, a position…

Needle exchange passes Senate

Mar 18, 2009 By Patricia Kilday Hart

Republican Senator Bob Deuell passed his needle exchange bill from the Senate today, despite opposition from his own party and Texas Eagle Forum president Cathie Adams. Voting no were Republicans Craig Estes, Troy Fraser, Joan Hoffman, Steve Ogden, Dan Patrick, Florence Shapiro and Tommy Williams. “I know this is a…