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Yes, Lance, You Did Vote For A ‘Granny Tax’

Last year the Texas House of Representatives voted on a measure that the widely respected Texas Public Policy Foundation described as a "granny tax." State Representative-turned-congressional candidate Lance Gooden may not like the description, but he did vote for it....

Still No Sign Of Culberson

Speaking on Fox News yesterday, US Sen. Ted Cruz criticized the ongoing investigations into President Trump. As quoted by the Daily Caller, Cruz said: I think it’s very troubling that Bob Mueller has appointed a number of lawyers to his team who are partisan...

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Another Resignation

Four-term Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Corpus Christi), who had shelved his plan to run for re-election well before the March 6th state primary largely due to details stemming from a sexual harassment settlement, abruptly resigned from the House on Friday. Mr....

Anatomy of a Surrender

Despite being the senior senator from Texas, John Cornyn has been unwilling to stand tough for Republican priorities in the face of opposition from the Democrats. That was on full display in the recent spending bill debacle. Just as bad, he has been unwilling to...

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Setting the Stage: TX Primary

We’re now inside two weeks before the first-in-the-nation regular midterm primary election, as the Texas early voting process is now well underway in preparation for the March 6th regular primary vote. A total of 76 candidates are running for major statewide office,...

RINO Hurd?

Moderates will gather next week in San Antonio to support the campaign of a Republican Texas congressman most known for his attacks on President Trump. The guest of honor will be disgraced House Speaker Joe Straus, who was recently censured by both the Bexar County...

Cruz “Reluctantly” Sides with Big Government

Despite having full control of the national government, congressional Republicans compromised with leadership and jointly pitched Washington on a debt limit increase of $300 billion with no cuts in spending over the objections of conservative lawmakers and...