Lone Star Reports

Oral Argument Update

The Lone Star Project has established itself as an authority on Texas redistricting and a reliable souce of facts related to the pending Supreme Court case.

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DOJ support for DeLay’s Texas Redistricting plan puts nearly half of nation’s African American districts in legal jeopardy

In an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief to the Supreme Court filed on Wednesday, February 1,2006, the Bush Justice Department signaled that it will no longer aggressively defend congressional

Congressional Redistricting and DeLay's Ethics Problems Cost Texas Clout

While the media and politicians typically focus on the partisan battles that take place in Congress, many important decisions, particularly the appropriation of funds, are settled on a regional

Sessions May Have Traded Official Acts for Foreign Trips and Contributions

An analysis of recent press accounts and public documents raises serious questions regarding whether a number of Congressman Pete Sessions’ (R – Dallas) official acts were connected to an all-expense paid trip to exotic Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and to the receipt

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Recent Reports

East Texas Republican accused of selling and using drugs

Videos released in the last days of hotly contested campaigns – especially those accusing one candidate or the other of illegal or immoral actions – are typically rebutted as overtly misleading or

East Texas Republican accused of selling and using drugs

Videos released in the last days of hotly contested campaigns – especially those accusing one candidate or the other of illegal or immoral actions – are typically rebutted as overtly misleading or outright false. For this reason, the Lone Star Project initially discounted the video accusing House District 3 challenger, Erwin Cain, of the illegal use and sale of cocaine and marijuana.

Stephen Broden condones violent overthrow if election is lost

For weeks, Republicans across the board – from national figures like Sarah Palin, Pete Sessions and Michael Steele to local Republicans like Jonathan Neerman, Bill Zedler and Stefani Carter – have embraced and promoted 30th Congressional District Republican nominee Stephen Broden. They all ignored Broden's long history of outrageous, extreme and dangerous rhetoric, assuming it would be lost in the frenzy of Tea Party Republican extremists and general chatter surrounding Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson.

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