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If Not — Why Not? Find out this Saturday, July 19th

This Saturday, Konni Burton, Republican Tea Party candidate for Senate District 10 will appear at a public event with embattled GOP Attorney General candidate and admitted criminal Ken Paxton.

Shows up after hiding out for more than a month

Yesterday Tea Party Republican nominee for Lt. Governor Dan Patrick hosted his first public event in more than a month. Before disappearing, Patrick was being pounded for his divisive anti-Hispanic rhetoric.

Weak excuses instead of honesty

Greg Abbott is being blasted by the media, online activists and Texas citizens for his decision to side with chemical producers like the notorious Koch Industries and against Texas families.

Courage and Decency in Dallas County

Regardless of your party affiliation, every Texan, and particularly those living in Dallas County, can be proud of the representation of Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.  Judge Jenkins’ media appe

On at least SIX occasions, Greg Abbott has withheld public information in violation of Texas law

On January 31, 2014, The Lone Star Project filed an open records request with the Office of the Attorney General asking for the names of cases, and the persons involved, arising from the Child Support Enforcement Division in which the Attorney General claimed “sovereign immunity.”

Greg Abbott’s office responded on February 14, 2014 that there were “no responsive documents” – an assertion that is now proven to be untrue.

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Meanwhile, Republican Candidates Bail on GOP Straw Poll

TDP ePrimary Poll – Open to all Texans

Lone Star Project poll and research show Kim Brimer unknown, vulnerable

A recent Lone Star Project poll reveals that Republican State Senator Kim Brimer has squandered almost 20 years in public office to remain largely unknown in his own backyard.

John Cornyn cloaks himself in predictable conservative rhetoric. An examination of facts, however, shows his words are a paper-thin veneer concealing a voting record supporting runaway deficit spending and long-term federal debt.

Review the report below detailing Cornyn ignoring red ink and carrying water for failed and irresponsible Republican budgets. Then visit the Lone Star Project’s Cardboard Conservative Clubhouse  and give John Cornyn attire appropriate for his record rather than his rhetoric.

Fact: Tom DeLay remains under felony indictment, facing criminal money laundering charges

Sen. Gallegos is not only brave, he's right

An extraordinary act of courage and self sacrifice is on display this week in the Texas State Capitol.  State Senator Mario Gallegos (D-Houston) is recovering from a liver transplant performed only four months ago.

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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