Lone Star Reports

Senate confirmation hearing could expose improper political contacts at Bush Department of Justice

The U.S. Senate Rules Committee will conduct confirmation hearings for Bush’s Federal Election Commission nominee Hans von Spakovsky tomorrow June 13, 2007.

Millionaire "Lite" Governor berates and belittles uninsured families, yet failed to complete and file simple business forms

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As Tom DeLay resurfaces, Republican Public Integrity Chief may be stalling investigation

Investigation fades while DeLay reemerges

DOJ staffers prepared a federal indictment in the TYC child sex abuse scandal that was pulled by officials up the "chain of command"

The Lone Star Project has obtained the email written by Texas Ranger Brian Burzynski and sent to Texas AG official William Tatum confirming that both the US Department of Justice and the Texas Attorney General's office were aware of the sordid sexual and physical abuse of juveniles taking place at Texas Youth Commission facilities more than a year before the story broke in the press. Most notably, the email details that two Department of Justice investigators interviewed abuse victims and prepared a federal indictment to prosecute the case. The indictment was abandoned, however, after final approval from "up their chain of command" was denied.

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Recent Reports

Garcia retaliates for losing AFL-CIO and Frost endorsements

Earlier this morning, Domingo Garcia released an angry email lashing out at Representative Marc Veasey and former Congressman Martin Frost for conducting a press conference with men and women who work at the General Motors assembly plant in Arlington. As usual, Garcia’s broadsides are over the top and factually incorrect. Incredibly, as part of an attack on Veasey and Frost, Garcia characterizes the thousands of manufacturing workers at General Motors and at Lockheed Martin, and the thousands of air service workers at American Airlines as Wall Street financiers.

Garcia dismisses importance of three largest North Texas employers – GM, Lockheed, American Airlines
Veasey now has support of both major DFW newspapers

State Representative Marc Veasey is gaining momentum in his campaign to win election to Congress from new Texas Congressional District 33.

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