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Dana Liebelson

Texans Slam Voter ID Law: 'Now That It's Happened To Me, I'm Devastated'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

Betty Thorn, an 84-year-old grandmother who lives in an assisted-living facility in Austin, Texas, has voted in every major election in her life since...

Majority Of Texas Voters Want To Legalize Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

A majority of Texas voters support marijuana legalization, according to a recent survey. Public Policy Polling found that 58 percent of Texans "su...

The Republican Strategy to Take Texas Backwards

Cristina Tzintzún | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Cristina Tzintzún

The Supreme Court decisions on voting and affirmative action at the University of Texas, the Senate's vote on immigration and the People's filibuster that killed a bill set to all but outlaw abortion in Texas, are all part of a strategy to take Texas and the nation backwards and keep power in the hands of a few.

DNC Finance Chair: Texas Could Turn Blue

Posted 01.28.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Could Texas be turning into a blue state? Texas has the second-highest Hispanic population, and Henry Munoz, Democratic National Committee Finance ...

Texas Settles Voter Purge Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Texas officials on Wednesday reminded voter registrars that they are expected to ...

Elise Foley

Democratic Convention Speaker Appeals To Latinos, Texans

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Perry Getting No Credit For Texas Economy

The Texas Tribune | By Ross Ramsey | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

A key part of Gov. Rick Perry's pitch to Republican presidential primary voters is the performance of the state's economy -- especially in job creatio...

Will Growing Number Of Latino Voters Turn Texas Into A Blue State?

ABC News | MICHAEL B. FARRELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When President Bush says so long to Washington on Jan. 20, he'll return to a much different Lone Star State from the one he left eight years ago. Pic...

American Beauty

Darin Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Darin Murphy

It's nearly impossible to grasp the sheer gravity of this moment. All watched with gaping mouths, transfixed by pride and disbelief, as Obama appeared for the first time as the next President.

Can 23% of Texas Really Be That Stupid?

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Disgrasian

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.

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.