ELECTION RESULTS: US House Races In TexasHere are the current election results for the U.S. House races in Texas.
Walmart Pulls Guns And Ammunition From Displays, Citing Potential Risk For "Civil Unrest"Days before the election Walmart has pulled guns and ammunition from the sales floors of its U.S. stores. The company said it made the move in hopes of keeping firearms from being stolen if social unrest erupts.
Texas National Guard Will Be On 'Standby' After Polls Close On Election Night, Gov. Abbott Says“We want to make sure in the event there are any protests after the elections are completed we have adequate personnel in place to make sure we are able to address any protests that turn into riots,” Gov. Abbott said.
North Texas Voters OK State Amendments & Local Bond PackagesVoters statewide approved all seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution on Tuesday and locally gave the go-ahead for a number of school and road improvement bond packages.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good IdeaI find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.
Opinion: Happy ThanksgivingThe Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.
Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And CountryGrover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong BusinessNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Parting GiftOn a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave "gifts" to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.
Opinion: Elections Have ConsequencesThe day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.