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Rick Perry's Glenn Beck Problem

Will Bunch | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

As Perry surges to the head of the GOP pack, it's important to see how the governor's ideas and his rhetoric were radicalized in tandem with Beck's.

Ron Paul and the Tea Parties: States' Rights and the 17th Amendment

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

A year ago, Ron Paul (R-Texas) lectured on what it took to be a true conservative. If you don't like parts of the constitution -- just amend it: "I would like to remove two of them. The 16th and 17th" amendments, Paul said.

Could Social Media Have Predicted Texas Primary Outcome?

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lauren DeLisa

It seems that by looking at "user engagement signals" from number of re-tweets on Twitter to views and embeds on YouTube and much, one can begin to gauge societal sentiment in a surprisingly accurate manner.

Texas Primary: Voters Go To The Polls In Closely Contested Gubernatorial Primary

AP | KELLEY SHANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison conceded the Republican nomination for Texas governor to Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday following a heated...

Rick Perry Wins GOP Primary In Texas Governor's Race

AP | KELLEY SHANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison conceded the Republican nomination for Texas governor to Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday following a heated...

Conservative Politicians Challenged From The Right

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Joseph

Ronald Reagan who defined the term conservative for a generation was occasionally accused of not being conservative enough and liked to joke that some...

Why Won't They Use the "M-Word" About Joe Stack?

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

To see Joe Stack as something more than a two-bit killer is the greatest case of adding insult to injury that I have ever seen.

Glenn Beck Accuses Tea Party Candidate Of Being A 9/11 Truther (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Texas gubernatorial candidate and Tea Party activist Debra Medina has been creating quite a stir in Texas politics lately. Recent polls showed that sh...

Texas Secessionist Pulls Out Of Race For Governor

Miami Herald | Dave Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican primary battle for governor shrank Tuesday with the exit of secessionist candidate Larry Kilgore of Mansfield, while wealthy Houston bu...

U.S. Senator Hutchison and Governor Perry Lose Televised Debate to Texas Tea Partier

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

One of the nation's more closely watched races in 2010, the March Republican primary for Governor of Texas, pits a sitting U.S. senator, Kay Bailey Hutchison, against a sitting governor, Rick Perry.

Tea Partier Takes Texas Governor's Race By Storm

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Two weeks ago, I wrote that the top Republican candidates for governor of Texas actually lost their nationally televised C-SPAN2 primary debate to a t...