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A Clear Picture in District 58 Re-match

A Clear Picture in District 58 Re-match

Many Texans have experienced the disappointment of electing a candidate who campaigns as a conservative, only to have that candidate fail to live up to their promises. State Rep. DeWayne Burns (R–Cleburne) proved in his first session that he was just such a candidate....
Entitlement Republicans

Entitlement Republicans

Those involved in political movements have known for many years that half the battle in any argument is winning the battle over what language will be used to describe the terms of that debate. When we allow our opponents to set the terms, we operate at a deep...
New faces, same old regime

New faces, same old regime

With an exceptional number of Straus committee chairs retiring from the House, the recent Republican primary election saw a large amount of open seats in play. Conservatives were able to capture some of these open seats outright on election night. Other races are yet...