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Cruz Hurls 'Broken Promises' Jab At Obama

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

On the heels of President Barack Obama's Wednesday DSCC fundraiser in Dallas, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) gave two cents on what the trip meant for his st...

Obama Underscores Obstacles Caused By Rick Perry

Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Beset by hard-to-keep promises and a massive website failure, President Barack Obama is p...

LOOK: Perry Greets Obama In Texas

Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

President Obama traveled to Austin, Texas on Thursday, where he was greeted by Governor Rick Perry (R) on the tarmac at Austin-Bergstrom International...

Obama Heads To Texas To Talk Middle-Class Jobs

Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE , The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning ...

Obama To Embark On New Jobs Tour

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will travel on Thursday to Austin, Texas, the first stop in a ...

Obama: Bush 'Loves His Country'

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

* Former presidents also due to attend dedication * Memorial service for Texas explosion victims on the agenda * Fundrai...

Some Texans Preparing For 'Secession,' 'Rebellion Against United States'

The New York Times | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

A hearing on a proposed tax increase had just started at the county courthouse here Monday when Grace Rogers, a retired teacher, addressed local leade...

Obama Geography Flub?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

President Obama continued his push for the extension of the payroll tax cut on Tuesday during a swing through Kansas. Or was it Texas? While mak...

Sam Stein

White House Sends Disaster Relief To Texas After Bias Accusations | Sam Stein | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In early June, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) bluntly claimed on national TV that the Obama administration was biased against he...

Sam Stein

A 'Huge Weapon' For Obama? | Sam Stein | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The biggest political story over the past week didn't involve a bus tour, sordid tweets sent from a congressman's account or even the po...

Obama Scolds Local Reporter After Interview

Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

President Obama sat down for a series of interviews with local television outlets Monday, one of which ended with some presidential scorn for a Texas ...

Education A Top Concern As Obama Makes Achievement Tour | Posted 05.23.2013 | Impact

President Obama on Monday will highlight his goal of dramatically boosting U.S. college graduation rates and will make the case that his administratio...

The Lies of Texas Are Upon You

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moore

We tell people not to mess with Texas but that's because we reserve the right to mess it up ourselves, which we are doing quite effectively.

Two Years of Inspiration

Deanie Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deanie Mills

I have never seen a more exciting demonstration of democracy in action than what I have witnessed in the past two years, since I first read both of Obama's books and signed on as a volunteer.

Can 23% of Texas Really Be That Stupid?

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's too easy to blame certain parts of the country, like Texas, or the South, or the Middle, for all of America's shameful, small-minded, stupid behavior.

If Molly Ivins Could Only See Us Now

Deanie Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deanie Mills

Texas politics are on the move, and for the first time in years, it's exciting to be a Democrat in this very red state. And the Obama campaign is treating us red-staters like our votes count, too.

Texans for Obama Take New Mexico by Storm

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rachel Farris

"The bathroom," our busdriver Jerry announced, "is like an outhouse. So don't use it unless it's an emergency. An' if you do have to use it, put the lid down. That'll help keep the smell down for the people in the back." Five rows from the back of the bus, I observed those around me looking uncomfortably at one another.

Sam Stein

Charlie Wilson Backs Obama, Challenges McCain On Iraq | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now more of a movie icon than Washington power broker, former Rep. Charlie Wilson still maintains a key interest in all things political. And when it ...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp: Our Popular Vote Lead Is Pretty Insurmountable Too | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Buttressed by a victory in last night's Mississippi primary, Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign claimed on Wednesday that it not only had a ...

Sam Stein

Texas Polls: Obama And Clinton Maintain Demographic Groups | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Exit polls from Texas show Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton holding on to the demographic groups that have come to personify their campaigns. ...

Texas Caucus Results Page

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Updated March 11*** OBAMA WINS TEXAS CAUCUS: CNN is reporting that Barack Obama has won the Texas Caucus, the second part of the so-called Texas T...

Obama Spends Heavily To Seek Knockout Blow

New York Times | Adam Nagourney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Taking advantage of his financial edge, Senator Barack Obama is buying large amounts of advertising and building extensive get-out-the-vote operations...

Republicans To Make Up 10% Of Dems Vote In Texas

MSNBC News | Alex Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of Sen. Barack Obama's surest applause lines comes about halfway into his standard stump speech. It goes like this: "They whisper to me. They say...

SEIU Texas, Ohio Spending Nearly $1 Million To Support Obama

The Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to independent expenditure notices filed with the Federal Election Commission, the Service Employees International Union plans to spend more...

Texas Rep. Chet Edwards Endorses Obama

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign has announced that Texas Representative Chet Edwards (who is President Bush's rep) is endorsing Barack Obama. Here is there statem...