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Uber versus Cities: Let's Discuss Without Forcing into Political Silos

Julie Irwin | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics
Julie Irwin

Last Monday Uber and Lyft left Austin because they lost an election on a proposition that would have allowed them to use their own background checks instead of using the city's fingerprint-based system.

The End Of The Bush Family Business, For Now

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 02.20.2016 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Don’t believe what the Bush presidents, father and son, told my good friend Jon Meacham in Destiny and Power, his book about the f...

UN Takeover Of Alamo 'Ain't Gonna Happen'

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics

Have no fear, Texans. The Alamo isn't falling under control of the United Nations. The San Antonio fort symbolizing Texan independence earned reco...

Roque Planas

UT Austin Rethinks Awards Process After Award To George P. Bush Sparks Uproar | Roque Planas | Posted 06.01.2015 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The newly formed Mexican-American and Latino/a Studies Department at the University of Texas at Austin is rethinking the way ...

Fight for the Texas Dream Act Continues

Juan Escalante | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Juan Escalante

The battle of the Texas Dream Act continues. A bill known as SB1819, sponsored by Texas Republican Senators Donna Campbell, Tom Creighton, and Lois Kolkhorst, is headed for the Senate floor to be heard and voted upon.

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: Bush Family, Ranked Edition | Lauren Weber | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

Bush Family, Ranked Edition Most of the people who run for president of the United States don't have to stand before the world and plead, "I am m...

Environmental Groups File Motion to Intervene in Defense of Denton Fracking Ban

Steve Horn | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogJust days after attorneys representing Denton, Texas submitted their initial responses to two legal complaints filed again...

First Texas City to Ban Fracking Cites 'Public Nuisance' in Lawsuit Response

Steve Horn | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Attorneys representing Denton, Texas, the first city to ban hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in state history, have issued rebuttals to the two lawsuits filed against Denton the day after the fracking ban was endorsed by voters on election day.

Kate Sheppard

George P. Bush: 'I'm Not A Scientist' When It Comes To Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- George P. Bush -- son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, nephew of former President George W. Bush and grandson of former President Geor...

Competing for the Latino Vote in Texas

National Council of La Raza | Posted 05.21.2014 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Democrats must make deeper investments in mobilizing Hispanic voters in Texas and give them something to vote for, not just against.

George P. Bush Passes First Test

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

George P. Bush has won the GOP primary for Texas Land Commissioner, the Associated Press reports, defeating Republican businessman David Watts. Bus...

Jeb Bush: My Last Name Is 'An Issue For Sure'

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said his name could be problematic if he ever launches a bid for the presidency. "It's an issue for sure," Bush to...

George P. Bush Defends ‘Third World' Comment

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2014 | Latino Voices

Not all Hispanics took exception to Texas conservative Greg Abbott referring to the heavily Mexican-American Rio Grande Valley with the term “third ...

Rand Paul Reaches Out To Rising Bush Star For 'Advice' On Hispanics

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) turned to one of the Bush family's rising stars for some "advice" on connecting with a key voting bloc. Politico reported Fr...

George P. Bush Takes A Stand Against 'Ignorant Statements' About Hispanics

The Texas Tribune | Alexa Ura | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

CORPUS CHRISTI — George P. Bush, a Republican candidate for land commissioner, said Wednesday he hoped Texas Republicans in leadership positions wou...

George P. Bush Makes It Official

Houston Chronicle | Cindy George | Posted 11.20.2013 | Latino Voices

George Prescott Bush, a political newcomer who is the grandson and nephew of U.S. presidents, filed to run for Texas land commissioner on Tuesday — ...

Three Latinos, Two Posts, One State

Fox News Latino | Posted 09.05.2013 | Latino Voices

Three Latinos are vying for some of the top currently open Texas political seats. With the March primary six months away, and Labor Day behind them...

Bush Family Looks To Reclaim Its Influence

New York Times | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

After years of enormous power and political influence, no member of the Bush family currently holds political office....

One Member Of The Bush Family Isn't An Obamacare Fan

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

One of the youngest faces in the Bush family has made it clear that Obamacare should be defunded. Texas land commissioner candidate George P. Bush...

George Bush Rides Again

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

No, not that George Bush, but it's the same family. George P. Bush is the son of the former president's brother, Jeb. And he seems to be handling his potential career in a very smart manner.

George P. Bush Headed To Washington

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

George P. Bush, son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) and nephew of former President George W. Bush, will be in Washington, D.C., later this week to...

Opinion: What's In Store For 'Darkie'

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 02.09.2013 | Latino Voices

When he was little more than a child running around a national political convention, his grandfather had spotted him and joked that “he’s our litt...

A Small W

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
James Moore

George P. Bush is burning with ambition, not ideas but lots of ambition. The latest Bush to sprout on the Texas political landscape is long on pedigree and short on ideology. Of course, that never stops a Bush from running for public office.

Young Bush Raises Over $1 Million In Two Months For State Campaign

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

George P. Bush is putting his family name and legacy to use as he raises funds in the early stages of a potential 2014 run for state office. The y...

Perry Makes Bold Tea Party Vow

CBS | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry promised Tuesday to further embrace tea party values, beat back government spending at every turn and fiercely oppose abortion ...