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Monday Apr 14 | Burnt Orange Report

An Ode to Battleground Texas and Wendy Davis Knocking 55,559 Doors in One Weekend

Battleground Texas and the Wendy Davis campaign set a genuinely ridiculous goal of knocking 48,000 doors this weekend to elect the 48th governor of Texas.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Texas, Liberal Political News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Kos

This week in the war on voting: Putting photos on Social Security cards, restoring felons' rights

Obama-appointed U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled this week that the state of Texas must turn over legislators' emails related to the much-disputed 2011 voter ID law they passed: "The motive and intent of the state legislature when it enacted SB 14 is the crux of this Voting Rights Act case," Ramos wrote.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, US Supreme Court, Barack Obama, US Senate

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Huffington Post

Texas Legislators Forced To Turn Over Emails In Voter ID Lawsuit

Any legislators' emails that reveal a discriminatory motive for passing a 2011 Texas voter ID law, signed by Gov. Rick Perry , could soon come to light thanks to a federal judge's recent ruling.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Representative Frederica Wilson, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Off the Kuff

Don't forget about Kesha

Rogers has already advanced further than most people expected; she came in second in the March 4 primary, meaning she and Dallas dentist David Alameel are facing off in a run-off election on May 27. "Having her on the ballot would just be bad ," Rep. Marc Veasey told Fox4 in Dallas-Fort Worth.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Texas

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Fort Hood shooting provokes debate over ban on guns on bases

The haunting scene of another mass shooting at Fort Hood is igniting a debate among lawmakers, especially from Texas, about the Pentagon’s rules against personnel carrying guns on military bases.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Roger Williams, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Dallas Morning News

T.D. Jakes' offender re-entry program graduates 2014 class

They filed into the sanctuary to the strains of "Pomp and Circumstance." Wearing green or black gowns and tasseled caps, they carried themselves with pride.

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Related Topix: Gospel, T.D. Jakes, Dallas, TX, Eddie Bernice Johnson, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Star Tribune

Dem push for health law rooted in demographics

While much of America was upset about the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, most Democrats in Congress were still willing to give the law a chance to work.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mario Diaz-Balart, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Xavier Becerra

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

House Democrats Introduce Discharge Petition To Force A Vote On Immigration Reform

The Health Insurance Marketplace is Open! If you need insurance or want to explore options, visit healthcare.gov .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joaquin Castro, Texas Government, Texas

Tue Mar 25, 2014

NewsOne

[LISTEN] TX Rep Details GOP's 'Long List' Of Voter Suppression Tactics

Marc Veasey, U.S. Representative from Texas' 33rd Congressional District, joined Roland Martin and "NewsOne Now" Tuesday to talk about what he calls efforts at voter suppression in his state.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Tarrant County's leadership becomes more diverse

With this year's primary election in the history books, one thing is clear: Tarrant County's leadership looks different than in the past.

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Related Topix: Tarrant County, TX, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Texas Christian University, African-American, Rice University

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