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US Politics & Gov't

GOP's Greg Abbott Vows to Campaign With Nugent Despite 'Sexual Predator' History (TEXT and 2 VIDEOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Greg Abbott, Ted Nugent, republicans, candidate, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, elections, politics, government, propaganda )

Carrie
- 61 days ago - rawstory.com
Republican Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott this week said that a Tuesday event with Ted Nugent would go on, even after Democrats reminded him of the conservative rocker's admitted history of sexual relationships with underage girls.
Wendy Davis: "You're Damn Right It's a True Story." ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Wendy Davis, Texas, women's rights, usa, americans, humanrights )

Nancy
- 85 days ago - dailykos.com
It won't work. The only thing Greg Abbott and his allies have proved with these desperate attacks is that they don't understand what it means to live a life like mine - a life like that of so many people all across our state.
Attacks On Wendy Davis' Life Story Follow Classic Sexist Playbook
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wendy Davis, Texas, sexism, republicans, politics, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, government, propaganda )

Carrie
- 89 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A Dallas Morning News story triggered media buzz Monday, accusing Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) of exaggerating the hardships in her personal narrative and using her ex-husband to escape poverty.
How Texas Changed, And Changed The Nation, In Years Since JFK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: texas, usa, jfk, usa, politics, military, news )

Cal
- 154 days ago - npr.org
Texas wasn't exactly a backwater in 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, but it wasn't the economic and political powerhouse that it has become today.
Gohmert: We Had to Shut Down Govt. or People Would 'Suffer' and 'Die' From Obamacare (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Louie Gohmert, Obamacare, republicans, dishonesty, lies, congress, politics, government )

Carrie
- 164 days ago - rawstory.com
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Wednesday said that Republicans were forced to shut down the government last month because they were sure people would "suffer and potentially die" because of President Barack Obama's health care reform law.
Voter ID Laws in Action: "Looks Like I Don't Get to Vote Today"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter ID laws, Texas, Virginia, New Hampshire, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Michigan, politics, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 164 days ago - motherjones.com
Thwarted voters take to Twitter to describe how the new laws hampered voting, confused poll workers, and inspired some to just stay home.
Krystal Ball: Greg Abbott Makes Wendy Davis Texas Governorship Possible (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Greg Abbott, Wendy Davis, republicans, The Cycle, Krystal Ball, lelections, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, healthcare, politics )

Carrie
- 169 days ago - dailykos.com
Krystal Ball exposed Greg Abbott on MSNBC "The Cycle." She provides a funny but fact based analysis of his idiocy. Greg Abbott is currently Texas Attorney General. He is running in the Republican Gubernatorial primary that he is likely to win.
Ted Cruz's Unfair Health Care Scare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Texas, Ted Cruz, tea party, health care, Obamacare, congress, republicans, corruption, ethics, government, politics, propaganda )

Carrie
- 205 days ago - progresstexas.org
Yesterday, after ranting for 21 hours on the Senate floor to protest the Affordable Care Act, Ted Cruz ended up voting for cloture. It passed 100-0. On Sunday Ted Cruz boldly proclaimed that "a vote for cloture is a vote for Obamacare."Confused? So are...
Wendy Davis Tells Fellow Democrats She Will Run for Texas Governor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Wendy Davis, democrats, politics, government, Americans, elections, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 206 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) has privately told Democrats in her home state that she will run for governor in 2014, according to knowledgeable Democrats who asked not to be identified because the announcement was not yet public.
Please Join Daily Kos and EMILY's List in Telling Wendy Davis You Would Support Her Run for Office - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wendy Davis, Texas, elections, government, politics, democrats )

Carrie
- 207 days ago - dailykos.com
On October 3, state Sen. Wendy Davis will announce whether she's running for governor or for re-election. Whether or not she runs for governor, Wendy needs to know she'll have the full weight of the Daily Kos and EMILY's List communities behind her.
Democrats See Value in Texas in Wendy Davis Candidacy for Governor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Wendy Davis, democrats, politics, government, Americans, elections, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 232 days ago - nytimes.com
Liberal groups in Texas are hungry for her star power to energize the moribund state Democratic Party. Political operatives smell the money that a richly financed Democratic campaign, which early estimates put at $40 million, would direct their way.
Rick Perry Quietly Lobbies The White House For $100 Million In Obamacare Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, Texas, republicans, news, Affordable Care Act, hypocrisy, dishonesty, corruption, government, politics )

Carrie
- 240 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Politico reported Tuesday evening that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's (R) administration is in negotiations with the Obama White House to accept about $100 million in federal money to implement an Obamacare Medicaid program to help elderly and disabled Americans
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst Calls 911 to Pressure Police to Release Jailed Relative (TEXT, VIDEO, and AUDIO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, government, ethics, republicans, police, law, politics, news )

Carrie
- 241 days ago - rawstory.com
"This is David Dewhurst, the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Texas, and I want to talk to your senior officer who is there at your department right now," Dewhurst said at the beginning of the call.
7 Texas Abortion Bills That Didn't Get Filibustered
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, dishonesty, elections, healthcare, lies, propaganda, republicans, Texas )

Kit
- 278 days ago - motherjones.com
This weekend, the Texas Senate voted to pass HB 2, the abortion bill that state Sen. Wendy Davis filibustered two weeks ago.
Citizen Sarah Slamen Bravely Blasts Lawmakers at Texas Abortion Bill Hearing   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sarah Slamen, Abortion Bill, Texas, Senate Health and Human Services Committ, Chairwoman Jane Nelson, troopers, speech, bravo, courage, you go girl )

Dandelion
- 283 days ago - youtube.com
A Texas resident Sarah Slamen brought down the hammer of citizen justice on the Senate Health and Human Services Committee's anti-choice members until she was unceremoniously shut down by Chairwoman Jane Nelson (R) and then dragged away by 4 DPS troopers.
 

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