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Republicans and Democrats Clash on Monument Protection

Republicans and Democrats Clash on Monument Protection

During a hearing of the House Committee on Culture, Recreation, and Tourism, Republican and Democrat lawmakers were in opposition when it comes to protecting monuments. With House Bill 1186, State Rep. Rafael Anchia (D–Dallas) unveiled the Democrats’ proposal for...
House Democrat Employs Self-Avowed Communist

House Democrat Employs Self-Avowed Communist

Gone are the days of so-called “moderate” Democrats. Now one Houston state representative is employing a self-avowed communist in her legislative office. In a strange exchange on Twitter Wednesday evening, Jaime Puente, who serves as the Legislative Director for...
Democrats Lament Straus “Retirement”

Democrats Lament Straus “Retirement”

After news broke that House Speaker Joe Straus would not seek re-election to the Texas House, notable Democrats took to Twitter to commend the liberal lawmaker for his role in killing conservative reform. The first and most notable leftist was failed gubernatorial...