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Threats to Travis County DA could be Perry's (and Abbott’s) undoing

News that Rick Perry has retained a high profile criminal defense attorney is a clear signal that he knows he’s in serious trouble.

Innate flaws in PPP and many other public polls discount their value

The PPP Poll released earlier today showed a 14-point gap in the Texas Governor's race. Last month, the Emerson College poll showed the race with only a 7 point gap, earlier polls showed different margins. While the press and the larger online world may view public polls like these as indicators of how things are progressing in the ongoing Governor’s race, serious political observers and the campaigns themselves don’t.

Abbott leads the attack on basic voting rights

Prominent Americans from both parties—including Presidents Barack Obama, George W.

Every campaign has occasional scheduling problems. Sometimes events or appearances have to be cancelled for a variety of legitimate reasons.

Vanity Videos for All Occasions

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but this one came at a much higher price for Texas taxpayers. When the Lone Star Project posted the above image last week—one of Abbott's front groups falsely claimed it had been photoshopped. That is simply not true. Instead, it came from Greg Abbott's high-dollar vanity video project.

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Sessions May Have Traded Official Acts for Foreign Trips and Contributions

An analysis of recent press accounts and public documents raises serious questions regarding whether a number of Congressman Pete Sessions’ (R – Dallas) official acts were connected to an all-expense paid trip to exotic Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and to the receipt

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