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Bum Steers 2015

Dec 5, 2014 By annette waller

From arrogant announcers to zany zygotes—and everything in between—it was a banner year for the Bum Steers.

How the Democrats passed Voter I.D.

May 25, 2009 By Paul Burka

Elections committee chair Todd Smith has researched the history of Voter I.D. legislation in Texas. He shared his findings with me. In 1997, Elections chair Debra Danburg, a Democrat, brought HB 330 to the floor. The bill amended the Election Code to require an election judge to ask for a…

What’s Left?

Jan 1, 1998 By Joe Nick Patoski

When you listen to Jim Hightower’s talk radio show, that’s the question you inevitably ask—about him, the medium, and Texas liberalism.

Who killed the Texas Democratic party?

Jan 1, 1998 By Gregory Curtis

AT LEAST DAN MORALES knew that the mere proclamation he was going to have a press conference was not likely to stop the world in its tracks. The night before and all that morning, some supporters, as well as the attorney general himself, were busy calling around to say that…