Texas Democratic Party
The Texas Democratic Party hopes to prove that though its candidate slate isn’t exactly star-studded, it can still be enough to end the party’s 20-year losing streak in statewide elections.
Governor Rick Perry isn’t running for any political office, but he still knows how to bring Republicans to their feet. Before thousands of Republicans at the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth, the Governor dished out political red meat.
Walking along West Magnolia Avenue, Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis points to the city’s re-development of this area as an example of her leadership on economic development issues while serving on the Fort Worth city council.
The Wild West tradition of openly carrying your six-shooter on the street has long been banned in Texas under state law. But the next governor could change that.
A conservative student group at the University of Texas has cancelled a controversial event scheduled for Wednesday in which students were encouraged to “Catch an Illegal Immigrant.”
A conservative student group on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin is being threatened with protests and expulsion if it goes forward with a playing a game it calls “Catch an Illegal Immigrant.”
It would seem that Texas Republicans have never been stronger. Behind the scenes, however, anxious Republicans and hopeful opponents are poring over data suggesting that the GOP hegemony may end.
A new push, called “Battleground Texas,” officially launched Tuesday with the goal of seizing shifting demographics to make the Lone Star State eventually winnable for a Democratic presidential candidate.
There is a movement in the Texas Democratic Party to decriminalize marijuana. The move has already happened in other states, and the party says that it is time for it to happen in Texas as well.
More than eight months before the Texas Legislature reconvenes, Gov. Rick Perry proposed a compact on Monday that would ensure no new taxes or increases to levies already on the books.
After a day of intense but informal negotiations, the Texas Republican and Democratic parties have reached a tentative deal that would move the state’s primary elections from March 6 to April 3.