All eyes were on Texas last month when hundreds of orange-clad women flooded Austin to protest an omnibus abortion bill, and state Senator Wendy Davis stayed on her feet for thirteen hours to filibuster it out of existence.
Meet the Next Gun-Loving Governor of Texas
July 16, 2013
When Rick Perry, who has been the governor of Texas for over a decade, announced last week that he wouldn’t run again, he set off a flurry of speculation about who would replace him next year.
The Weekly Standard's Strange Rick Perry Fetish
July 15, 2013
Understandably, Republicans are anxious to show that they can do better among Hispanic voters without immigration reform. The problem is that there aren't many recent examples of Republicans doing well among Hispanics.
Texas Governor Rick Perry announced today that he’s not running for reelection in 2014.
The Wealthy Woman Behind Wendy Davis
July 08, 2013
Now that Texas Senator Wendy Davis’s filibuster has catapulted her to political stardom, Democrats across the state and country are calling on her to run for governor next year.
Texas Has Created a Costly Roadmap for Defunding Planned Parenthood
January 11, 2013
Gov. Rick Perry's anti-abortionism is proving costly for Texas.
The Corporate Welfare-Obamacare Link
December 03, 2012
Corporate welfare in states like Texas wastes a lot of taxpayer money. It also helps explain why so many people lack health insurance.
The Election 2012 Trail Mix Awards
November 09, 2012
It's time to recap the most memorable moments of the 2012 campaign.
How Rick Perry–Mr. "Oops"–Helped Kill the Romney Campaign
November 07, 2012
Rick Perry's presidential campaign may have been a joke, but did it help decide the 2012 election?
How the GOP Destroyed its Moderates
October 05, 2012
Moderate Republicanism is not intellectually dead. So where is it?