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AOC Ally Targets Texas Elections

AOC Ally Targets Texas Elections

A known political ally of far-left Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is backing a number of local, county, and congressional candidates in Texas this year. The Working Families Party, a far-left political organization based in New York that is allied with...
Commentary: Lone Star Status

Commentary: Lone Star Status

Though the 2020 election is more than a year away, we can already see that the state of Texas is going to be the key to determining whether the Republicans will have a chance to reclaim the House majority next year or if Democrats will actually expand their conference...
Commentary: Impeachment Politics

Commentary: Impeachment Politics

With the House beginning the impeachment inquiry, it is a good time to overlay the political map regarding those Democratic members who may find themselves in a difficult position as a result of this procedure. In all, President Trump carried 31 congressional...
Texas Congressmen Sound Off on Surrender Deal

Texas Congressmen Sound Off on Surrender Deal

The federal government is open for business for the foreseeable future after weak-kneed Republicans partnered with Democrats to ram a deal through that severely underfunded border security efforts and, in fact, placed roadblocks in the way of future security. Now...
Defunding The Swamp’s Administrators

Defunding The Swamp’s Administrators

Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) sponsored an amendment to reduce the salary of an out of control bureaucrat to $1. The amendment would have reinstated the 19th Century Holman Rule, which Democrats rescinded in 1983 when they held the majority. The...
Swamp Spending

Swamp Spending

Congressional Republicans and Democrats actively colluded last week to spend even more of your money in Washington, D.C. in the omnibus funding bill. The swamp has declared war on taxpayers. It is sickening to think that the Democrats got more spending out of a...
US House Advances Tax Cuts

US House Advances Tax Cuts

Texas’ delegation to the US House voted down party lines for the historic tax cut on Thursday. Authored by US Rep. Kevin Brady (R-The Woodlands) who chairs the Ways and Means Committee, the measure is designed to lower rates and simplify the federal tax code. On this...
Ending the Diversity Visa Lottery?

Ending the Diversity Visa Lottery?

The Islamic terrorist responsible for the deadly truck attack in New York City this week had gained entry to the United States through the “Diversity Visa Lottery” program. Created by the late US Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA), the program distributes visas to...
the Texas Re-Draw

the Texas Re-Draw

The special three-judge panel considering Texas redistricting, which long ago declared the state’s 35th Congressional District as a racial gerrymander, issued a ruling earlier this week that contains re-drawing deadlines. Early in the decade the panel declared...
GOP’s New Entitlement For Illegal Aliens

GOP’s New Entitlement For Illegal Aliens

Illegal aliens might be the biggest beneficiaries of the GOP “replacement” to ObamaCare proposed by the Republican leadership in the U.S. House. Is your Republican congressman going to let that happen on Thursday? Very possibly. Members of Congress are poised to vote...
A Challenger For Cruz?

A Challenger For Cruz?

A successful challenge to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) is “a long shot, at best” writes campaigns and elections analyst Jim Ellis in a new report. 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz (R) stands for re-election, and is drawing challenge interest from two...