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Betty Brown

Mayor: There Are 'Things I Would Like To Talk About'

Posted 07.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray reiterated Friday morning that he won't resign despite calls for him to step down after a third ...

The Conservatives' Dangerous Game of Hate and Consequences

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

Empty of better ideas -- of any ideas -- of how to remain relevant, the reactionary wing of the conservative movement has chosen to quit faking respectability and get back to doing what they do best: cranking up the hate to eleven.

Texas Rep. Betty Brown Apologizes For Saying Asians Should Simplify Their Names

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas lawmaker under fire for saying that Asian-American voters should adopt names that are "easier for Americans" has apologi...

Betty Brown, Texas Republican, Asks Asian-Americans To Simplify Names

Houston Chronicle/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday, Betty Brown, a Republican state representative, is facing numerous demands that she apologize for having s...

The Be Like Me Party: Brown's Comments on Asian-American Names Translates to Bigotry in All Languages

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

In the Texas House this week, it was Take Your Bigoted Representative to Work Day. For North Texas residents, that resulted in the softly-coiffed and loudly-talkin' Republican Betty Brown once again putting the proverbial Chico's pump in her mouth.