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Cornyn and Sessions flunk early tests as campaign chairs

Both Representative Pete Sessions (R-32) and Senator John Cornyn are having a terrible week as chairmen of their respective campaign committees. A few days ago, National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) Chairman Sessions was dealt a serious blow when the Republican candidate for a special election in New York conceded defeat even after the NRCC invested hundreds of thousands of dollars into the Republican leaning seat. John Cornyn, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) may have trumped Sessions today, as he lost a member of the Republican caucus when Arlen Specter left the Republican Party. Cornyn, who had recently endorsed Specter for the 2010 election, will likely be stuck trying to unseat the incumbent Democratic Specter with an extreme right-wing candidate (Source: The Hill, April 14, 2009).

Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports on LSP letter and unethical "Brimer Loophole"

Monday, April 7, 2008, the Lone Star Project sent a detailed letter to State Senator Kim Brimer documenting his use of campaign funds to ma

Interest remains high in the Texas Democratic Party’s presidential delegate selection process.  The over 8,000 precinct conventions that took place on March 4th were only the first in a three step

Super Tuesday Losers: Texas Republican Leaders

In state after state, including traditionally Republican states, independent voters and "new" voters have joined highly-motivated Democrats to propel a much higher turnout in Democratic primaries,

Video details courageous fight against Republican Voter ID Bill

The courageous stand taken by State Senator Mario Gallegos who, following a liver transplant, defied doctors' orders and stayed in the Texas Senate to block passage of an onerous Voter ID bill, is

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