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Statement from Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle

Sworn testimony in both the voter photo identification

Statement from Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle

Greg Abbott’s request to the Texas Ethics Commission regarding Wendy Davis’s book is designed to hide his own conflicts of interest and fear of exposure. Before Abbott asks any questions about campaign ethics, he needs to find the courage to answer some questions himself.

How Long Can He Get Away with Avoiding Voters and the Press?

A week ago, the Lone Star Project revealed that Greg Abbott has taken over 700 days off work since he’s been Texas Attorney General.

20 years in office – Only 30 minutes spent debating

During Greg Abbott’s nearly 20 years in political office drawing a state paycheck, he has spent only 30 minutes participating in public debates during general elections.

Statement from Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle

In Texas, we don’t call anyone a coward, unless we mean it and can back it up. Greg Abbott is a coward.


Lone Star Reports

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 a true inspiration.  While the Lone Star Project detailed Senator Gallegos' story in a

Video details courageous fight against Republican Voter ID Bill


Kim Brimer's legal maneuver backfires

Today, the Texas 2nd District Court of Appeals in Fort Worth rejected an effort by allies of State Senator Kim Brimer to remove former Fort Worth City Councilwoman, Wendy Davis as his Democratic opponent in November.  For several weeks, Brimer has been engaged in a frantic scramble of administrat

Files bogus ballot challenge to deny voters a choice in SD10

Kim Brimer didn’t waste any time finding the low road in his campaign against popular mainstream Democratic opponent Wendy Davis.

Dan Barrett bounces Mark Shelton bringing Texas Democrats within five seats of a State House majority

Dan Barrett won 52.2% of the vote yesterday in a special election runoff for Texas State Rep. District 97. District 97 was a Republican stronghold that gave George W. Bush 63.9% of the vote in 2004.

Craddic committee directive and GOP vote suppression think tank will attempt to justify denying Texans access to the ballot

Academic studies, media reports and fact based voter analysis consistently demonstrate that systematic, widespread or frequent voter fraud in Texas, or anywhere else in the United States, simply does not exist.

Lone Star Project supported legal claim details lies and defamation in GOP vote suppression scheme

A 2006 cynical smear campaign and voter suppression scheme orchestrated by Republican State House Representative Tony Goolsby (HD102, Dallas), along with Dallas County Republican Party Chair Kenn George and a Dallas GOP consultant, may have backfired.

John Cornyn Shamelessly Exploiting Our Troops

Last week, John Cornyn cynically demonstrated that he cares a lot more about campaign cash than defending our troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Cornyn exposed the real purpose for his red hot rhetoric surrounding the ad in a recent email asking for donations to his campaign in

Meanwhile, Republican Candidates Bail on GOP Straw Poll

TDP ePrimary Poll – Open to all Texans