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Rick Perry's Real Legacy: Leaving Texas Families Behind

Gilberto Hinojosa | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics
Gilberto Hinojosa

Thanks to his anti-choice policies like defunding Planned Parenthood and other family planning programs, half of the women in Texas face difficult barriers to exercising their right to choose and make their own health care decisions. Currently, Texas is fifth highest in teenage pregnancy, lagging behind the rest of the country.

Wendy Davis Poised to Change History in Texas

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Oct. 3 will someday be viewed by Texas historians, Texas media, Texas political leaders and Texas voters as the day the future began to change in Texas, as the day the tide began to turn.

Jason Cherkis

Wendy Davis Reflects On Filibuster And The Coming Special Session Abortion Fight | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

After Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis' 11-hour filibuster helped defeat a controversial anti-abortion bill aimed at severely cutting access to abortion s...

Elise Foley

Leading Texas Democrat: Immigration Reform Is Unlikely Next Year | Elise Foley | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, the first Latino to hold a party chairmanship in the state, said Tuesday that he does...

Gene Demby

Democrats Disavow An Anti-Obama Nominee | Gene Demby | Posted 09.11.2012 | Black Voices

Charlotte, N.C. -- Last week, Texas Democrats sent more than 300 delegates to represent the Lone Star State at the Democratic National Convention. But...

Elise Foley

Democratic Convention Speaker Appeals To Latinos, Texans | Elise Foley | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will be the first Latino keynote speaker of the Democratic National Convention -- an event chaired by L...

Gov. Perry Fires Off Letter to Secretary Sebelius

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Rick Perry, the governor of the state with the highest percentage of uninsured residents and a state that ranked last in the nation in health care ser...

State Party Endorses Decriminalization Of Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

Texas Democrats came together at their state convention earlier this month and agreed to adopt a plank to their party platform calling for the decrimi...

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...