Posts Tagged ‘democrats’
The biggest tragedy of the November vote was how few did.
The elderly woman stood in her thin robe at the doorway of her modest bungalow, scratching the sores on her arm, a slight tremor traveling through her gaunt body. “No, I’m sick of the government and all the things they’re...
Sunday was the first day of spring, and Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle sprung into action. First he probably trimmed his mustache. Then he emailed a statement accusing President Barack Obama of ignoring history by becoming...
Who all will be on the 2012 ballot?
When operatives with Republican ties paid for the petition drive that got the environmentally oriented Green Party on the Texas ballot this year, it set the stage for problems for Texas Democrats beyond 2010.
Straus is walking that white line.
In an increasingly partisan state, it’s increasingly hard to be the man in the middle. That’s the tightrope that Texas House Speaker Joe Straus of San Antonio is walking.
Is Tarrant County going from red to blue? Don’t count it out.
In recent years, Tarrant County has become something of a star in the Republican crown: Among urban counties with more a million in population, no county usually votes more heavily Republican than Tarrant, usually by about a 60...
One race does not a landslide make — so why are the local underdogs so happy?
It may still be too early to sing “Happy Days Are Here Again,” but some Tarrant County Democrats are daring to hum it under their breath.