Who Really Controls Rick Perry and David Dewhurst?

By: Tuesday July 2, 2013 10:20 am

Less than a day after pro-choice activists and Democratic state senators defeated a massive anti-choice bill designed to shut down all but five abortion clinics in the whole state of Texas, Republican Gov. Rick Perry announced he would force a second special session of the legislature to force the bill through.

 

Of Cancer and Crony Capitalism in Texas

By: Sunday December 9, 2012 9:30 am

It is a growing scandal that could forever change Texas politics. As national political players look toward turning red Texas blue, something that would put the electoral college out of Republicans’ reach for years, many see the scandal as the beginning of the end of GOP dominance in Texas.

Republican Gov. Rick Perry and his cronies in and out of public office have diverted funds intended for cutting-edge cancer research into the campaign pockets of Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. You read that right. Proceeds from millions in taxpayer-backed bonds awarded by the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) have fallen victim to corruption and cronyism.

TX-SEN GOP Primary Liveblogging

By: Tuesday May 29, 2012 6:01 pm

Welcome to the latest round of Hard Right vs. Crazy Right!

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