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The Creeping GOP: Women's Health and Inclusive Democratic Space

Beeta Baghoolizadeh | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Beeta Baghoolizadeh

No matter how orange my scarf was that night, people had managed to conflate the politics of the swaying, praying Christian right with "oppressed" Muslim women swathed in black.

Armed Protesters Attempt To Enter Texas State Capitol Building

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics

Armed demonstrators gathered outside the Texas capitol building in Austin on Wednesday, seeking to highlight the state's right to openly carry rifles....

LGBT Activists Stage Non-Discrimination Protest At Texas' State Capitol

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.06.2013 | Gay Voices

Members of the Texas-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy group GetEQUAL TX were arrested after holding a May 1 sit-in at the ...

Texas Lobbyists Use Concealed Handgun Permits To Skip Capitol Inspection Lines

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lobbyists spend so much time in the Texas state capitol that they're sick of waiting in line for metal detectors, so they've started to sign up for co...

Social Media and the Senator: How Turning Texas Blue Isn't Just a Game

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Farris

Times have changed. Even in Texas you can't win elections anymore by merely promising to fill the potholes or time the traffic lights.