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Obama's Support in Suburban Texas May Help Down-Ballot Dems

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

One of the most Republican areas in Texas may have as much as 45 percent support for Barack Obama today. Electing Obama in Williamson County is a big ...

This Campaign Pulls Volunteer Into Politics

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonah Lalas

It is early morning on August 28th at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. While thousands of delegates and enthusiastic supporters were rec...

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.

Texas Family on Canvassing "Vacation" in Swing State NC

Joan and Elizabeth Cheever | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joan and Elizabeth Cheever

JOAN: It began with the news of voter list purging. Ten days ago, the media identified six "swing" states as having "problems" with voter registratio...

South Texas: Election Last Thing on Anyone's Mind After Hurricane Ike

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

Gas prices had been dropping daily due to the worldwide market crash, but for the people in south Texas, financial devastation was already old news. Was she worried about the election? No comment was offered--just a quizzical look.