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Allred is All-In

Allred is All-In

Earlier this week we told our readers that we expected Rep. Colin Allred, the former NFL linebacker turned Dallas-area congressman, to officially kick off a campaign for the United States Senate against Ted Cruz in the middle of the week. Well, it’s Wednesday, and...

Musings: Cruz Can Lose

Musings: Cruz Can Lose

Could this be the week? My Magic 8 Ball seems to think so. For months rumors have swirled that Congressman Colin Allred is considering a challenge to Senator Ted Cruz in 2024. In recent days that speculation has solidified, with sources telling Texas Signal that...

Musings: Launch Sequence

Musings: Launch Sequence

After months of nervous hemming and hawing from Democratic operatives and activists alike, President Joe Biden is expected to do the damn thing this week and officially launch his 2024 re-election effort, potentially setting up a rematch with Donald Trump, the...

Texas Legislative Round-Up: Week 15

Texas Legislative Round-Up: Week 15

Welcome to the Texas Legislative Round-up! We are here to break down the latest news from the Texas Legislative session in Austin. Every week, we’ll give you the honest take on the news that impacts you – without pretending it doesn’t. Week in Review There’s been...

Musings: How Ted Cruz helped turn politics into pro wrestling

Musings: How Ted Cruz helped turn politics into pro wrestling

IN THE SPRING OF 2016, Ted Cruz and his closest advisers knew that he had a serious problem.  Throughout the 2016 Republican presidential primaries, Cruz’s coronation had been disrupted. From the moment Cruz reached the United States Senate in January 2013 until...

Did Greg Abbott set up a presidential campaign this weekend?

Did Greg Abbott set up a presidential campaign this weekend?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott is running for President of the United States. Maybe. This weekend, someone took the first step for Abbott by filing the “Greg Abbott President Campaign,” with the Federal Election Commission, which allows candidates to officially solicit...