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"Ken Paxton’s sleazy actions have played out publicly for well over a year.

While Ken Paxton enters a plea in criminal court, find out how much you know about his sleazy behavior

Paxton Corruption Quiz Answers

Yet He Vilified Innocent Senior Citizens

Yesterday, when asked about a recent poll showing that 62 percent of Texas Republicans believe that indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton should resign, Greg Abbott went out of his way to cut

Vol. 2 – The Veterans Edition

Last month, the Lone Star Project highlighted the work of three Democratic State House members who fought through the hostile environment of the Republican controlled Texas Legislature to adopt meaningful new laws that help Texas families, veterans and our economy overall.

...But it's not who you’re thinking

To fully realize the negligence and timidity of Greg Abbott and other Texas Republicans failing to muster the courage to call on indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton to step down, just take a look

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Lone Star Reports

"Ken Paxton’s sleazy actions have played out publicly for well over a year. No one is surprised that Paxton has been dragged into criminal court to enter a plea on felony charges that could send him to the state penitentiary.

While Ken Paxton enters a plea in criminal court, find out how much you know about his sleazy behavior

Paxton Corruption Quiz Answers

Yet He Vilified Innocent Senior Citizens

Yesterday, when asked about a recent poll showing that 62 percent of Texas Republicans believe that indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton should resign, Greg Abbott went out of his way to cut Paxton slack:
 

Vol. 2 – The Veterans Edition

Last month, the Lone Star Project highlighted the work of three Democratic State House members who fought through the hostile environment of the Republican controlled Texas Legislature to adopt meaningful new laws that help Texas families, veterans and our economy overall.

...But it's not who you’re thinking

To fully realize the negligence and timidity of Greg Abbott and other Texas Republicans failing to muster the courage to call on indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton to step down, just take a look at what is happening in Pennsylvania where a similar scandal is unfolding.

Greg Abbott & Texas GOP work to dismantle VRA

There will be celebration and remembrance today on the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Voting Rights Act. Texans can be enormously proud of the role our past leaders played in adopting and extending the VRA. LBJ proposed and pushed the historic law through Congress in 1965. George W. Bush signed the extension of the VRA in 2006.

Court upholds lower court and sides with Veasey plaintiffs that Texas voter law illegally discriminates against minority Texans

The 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that the Texas voter ID law violates Section 2 of the U.S. Voting Rights Act by discriminating against Texas minority citizens. In its conclusion the Court wrote:

Cruz’s "good man" faces three felony counts for swindling Texans

Ted Cruz wants to be President and is among the ten Republicans who will take part in the first major GOP debate later this week. Cruz has built his reputation by lashing out at other politicians while presenting himself as someone willing to address an issue straight-on. So why is Cruz now refusing to talk about Ken Paxton, the indicted Texas Attorney General he backed and campaigned for last year?

"Ken Paxton is a direct result of Ted Cruz's support and the broken ethical standards set by Greg Abbott. Barely a year ago, Abbott and Cruz couldn’t hug Ken Paxton closely enough. Now they need to find the guts to explain why they backed Paxton and how they will clean up the mess they’ve made.

Paxton will be prosecuted for swindling Texans

A grand jury in Ken Paxton’s home base of Collin County has indicted him on three felony counts for securities fraud and other crimes. If convicted, Paxton could be sentenced to imprisonment in the state penitentiary. Commenting on the indictments, Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle said, "Texans deserve an AG who spends his time putting lawbreakers in jail rather than one desperately trying to avoid jail time himself."

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