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Texas constituent opinion of BP apologizer Barton dips, as if it...

As the saga of Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-Texas) apology to BP took yet another strange turn today, a new poll shows the voters he...

Ritter lauds DOE for dumping mercury in Texas, not Grand Junction

Gov. Bill Ritter Thursday praised the feds for choosing to bury tons of mercury currently languishing in Tennessee deep in the heart of Texas...

Report: Texas town offers cautionary tale on oil and gas drilling...

Based on the experiences of one small town in Texas, residents of the Colorado Western Slope community of Battlement Mesa are right to be...

Texas Board of Ed to battle over the role of minorities,...

Early next year, minority advocates will face off against the religious right in what statesman.com called “a fight…that could make the last one look...

Doh: Fumbled 2005 anti-gay amendment may ban all marriage in Texas

A conservative group wrote a constitutional amendment in Texas in 2005 meant to be so broad that it would ban gay people from any...

Employment bill called ‘corporate giveaway’

WASHINGTON-- Last week, as House Democrats took to the floor with near-unanimous praise for legislation to help the unemployed and stimulate the fragile economy, Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) offered a wildly different message.

“This bill,” he said, “represents a textbook example of how not to deal with the economic challenges that our country faces.”

Flare-Up In Texas Over HPV Vaccine

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has said he will not veto a bill passed by lawmakers that will override his February executive order requiring all...
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