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Will Matthew McConaughey run for governor?

Rumors are buzzing that Matthew McConaughey will run for governor of Texas. Could there be any truth to this? The evidence appears flimsy at best. The actor and Texas native has never expressed any interest in running and the rumors are coming from blogs and talk...

Are Republicans running out of voters?

Are Republicans running out of voters?

Months before the general election, Republicans and Democrats are engaging in a separate but equally important race: to register as many voters as possible before the deadline. That deadline, scheduled one month before the general election, will set in stone the...

If Dems win House District 28, it’s ‘all-out war’

It’s not a pipe dream to say the GOP could lose the Texas House of Representatives this fall. Conservatives have had a lock on state government for decades.  “Most people think there are about 17 seats where Democrats think they have a legitimate shot,”...