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Allen West Supports Lone Star Agenda

Allen West Supports Lone Star Agenda

In striking contrast to his opponent, Allen West—a challenger for the chairmanship of Texas’ Republican Party—declared his support for the Lone Star Agenda and also took issue with top Republican leaders praising this year’s “purple session.” Last week, leaders of...
Dickey, West Divided on Bonnen Audio Aftermath

Dickey, West Divided on Bonnen Audio Aftermath

In dueling radio interviews Thursday, candidates for chairman of the Republican Party of Texas didn’t agree about the 2020 electoral consequences of the now-released audio heard ‘cross the state. Conversation in political circles this week has centered on the...
NRA Blasts Patrick’s Gun-Control Proposal

NRA Blasts Patrick’s Gun-Control Proposal

The nation’s largest pro-Second Amendment organization had choice words for one of Texas’ top elected officials. Friday afternoon, just two days following the formation of the Texas Senate’s newly assembled Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community...
Commentary: The Great GOP Disconnect

Commentary: The Great GOP Disconnect

“The grassroots are upset because they’re being told to be upset.” Of all of the statements from the now-infamous recording of the conversation between House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, Rep. Dustin Burrows, and Empower Texans CEO Michael Quinn Sullivan, this stood out to...