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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 13:30:08 +0000(image)
Since last year, I have called for a non-partisan, independent, comprehensive investigation of Russian interference in our democracy. The steady drumbeat of disclosures since the election revealing more contacts between President Trump’s associates and Russian government officials has only increased the urgency of this review. This is not an attempt to “redo” the election, but [...]
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:47:09 +0000(image)
There's a long history of misgendering transpeople to insult them. And Republican Senator Joan Huffman just wrote a new chapter.
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 13:52:12 +0000(image)
Admit it. You want to know more about H.B. 4260 and the Hospital Mastubatory Assistance Registry. BOR has you covered.
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Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:41:49 +0000(image)
If Democrats want to be the future of Texas, then Democrats need to represent the values of our rising generations. Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. does not.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 02:17:44 +0000(image)
Just when you thought there was nothing anyone could give the U.S. to cheer her up, Austin’s own (and only) Democratic Congressman Rep. Lloyd Doggett came up with the perfect gift! Tax returns! Today, in honor of Valentine’s Day, Rep. Doggett introduced an amendment in the House Ways and Means Committee that would require Donald [...]
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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:56:42 +0000(image)
This afternoon, reports began circulating that Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) may be currently conducting an operation in Travis County. Consideration of whether the timing is a simply remarkable coincidence, given the fact that the Texas Senate hearing on the so-called sanctuary cities bill is taking place today and Governor Abbott spent yesterday with the secretary [...]
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:42:52 +0000(image)
Want to tell someone how you feel about the Muslim ban? Try Mike McCaul! He wrote it. Maybe. He supports it. Sort of. It's unclear. Here's the story.
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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:48:36 +0000(image)
Is patriotism the last refuge of a scoundrel? Or is it private property? Cornyn joins Cruz in locking constituents out.
The post Craven Cornyn Won’t Be Upstaged, Hides Behind Houston Landlord appeared first on Burnt Orange Report.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:21:00 +0000(image)
Senator Ted Cruz has made it all but impossible for constituents to speak with him or his staff. Does he think that will make people less likely to try?
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:40:21 +0000(image)
As Trump takes up the presidential pen, immigrants' rights activists turn up the heat on Sheriff Ed Gonzalez to stop participating in the 287(g) program.
The post Tell Sheriff Gonzalez to End 287(g) and Keep His Campaign Promise appeared first on Burnt Orange Report.