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Should Ted Cruz Be Worried About the Q Poll Showing the Race a Dead Heat?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:08pm 4/19/2018 at 7:08pm
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Quinnipiac University released a poll Wednesday showing the Texas Senate race in a dead heat, with incumbent Sen. Cruz and his Democrat challenger, Rep. Beto O’Rourke within points of each other. Cruz’s lead is within the poll’s margin of error.

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Houston Community Organizes to Recall Councilwoman Who Yelled at Trump Shirt Wearing Teenage Girl

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 16, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/16/2018 at 3:00pm
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Kellye Burke made national headlines a few weeks ago, but probably not in the way she hoped.

Burke serves as a city councilor for West University Place, a small, wealthy, municipality inside the Houston city limits.
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Houston Area Councilwoman Who Berated Teenage Girl Wearing MAGA Shirt Gives Worst Apology Ever

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 6, 2018 at 7:00pm 4/6/2018 at 7:00pm
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Thursday I blogged about West University Place councilwoman Kellye Burke. Burke was charged with a Class C misdemeanor for disorderly conduct after allegedly yelling at four teenage girls Saturday night.

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Houston Area Councilwoman Slapped With Misdemeanor for Berating Trump Shirt Wearing Teenage Girl

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/5/2018 at 3:00pm
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Four teenage girls were standing in line at Tiny’s Milk and Cookies in West University Place, a tiny municipality nestled within the Houston city limits. They were waiting to buy cookies for kids at their church. One of the teenaged-girls was wearing a Trump t-shirt that said, “Make America Great Again.”

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Both Presidents Before Trump Sent the National Guard to the Southern Border

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/4/2018 at 3:00pm

The migrant caravan marching up from Central America through Mexico stirred the U.S. immigration debate, becoming emblematic of the southern border neglect.

Some 1,200 people, mostly from Honduras, planned to traverse Mexico and make their way to the U.S. southern border where they would sneak on to U.S. soil or...

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Texas Senate Race Heats Up as Cruz Hammers O’Rourke on ‘Extreme’ Second Amendment Position

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 2, 2018 at 9:11pm 4/2/2018 at 9:11pm
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Senator Ted Cruz’s re-election campaign is finally in full swing. Cruz’s Democrat opponent is a young Congressman from El Paso, Rep. Beto O’Rourke.

A seasoned campaigner, Cruz and his campaign crew are already playing hardball.

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NFL star Michael Bennett Indicted on Felony Charge of Injury of the Elderly

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:00am 3/27/2018 at 11:00am
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A Harris County grand jury indicted Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett on a federal charge of injury of the elderly at the 2017 Super Bowl that took place at Houston’s NRG Stadium.

Bennett allegedly forced his way through security to get on the field to celebrate with his brother and the...

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Rex Tillerson Courted by University of Texas to be New Chancellor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 10:00am 3/25/2018 at 10:00am

It seems like it was just last week that Rex Tillerson was relieved of his duties at the State Department, because it was just last week. Even so, Tillerson is already being sought for a new position, this time in academia.

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Austin Bombing Suspect Blew Himself Up After Police Chase

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 9:00am 3/21/2018 at 9:00am
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Michael Anthony Conditt, the 24-year-old male suspect in the Austin bombings, blew himself up in his car early this morning after the police chased him. From KXAN:

The explosion happened on Interstate 35 in Round Rock near Old Settlers Boulevard around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Investigators had recently identified a 24-year-old white man...

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Police Believe Latest Austin Explosion Triggered by Trip Wire

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 19, 2018 at 11:00am 3/19/2018 at 11:00am
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Four explosions this month in Austin, TX, have the city on edge. The latest occurred on Sunday night and injured two people on bicycles.

Authorities believe this last one was triggered by a trip wire.

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Clock Boy’s Most Recent Lawsuit Against Irving, TX Dismissed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 9:00pm 3/15/2018 at 9:00pm

In 2015, then-14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was caught up in leftist “zero tolerance” policies when he brought a homemade clock to school.  The clock, school officials said, looked like a bomb.

The teen was sent to the principal’s office when his clock started beeping in English class.  He was subsequently suspended from school...

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5th Circuit reinstates Texas anti-sanctuary cities law

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 9:10pm 3/13/2018 at 9:10pm
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In May 2017, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law bill SB4, which denied state funding to sanctuary cities.

We wrote at the time:

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Shortest Senate Race Ever: Beto O’Rourke Says He Doesn’t Think AR-15s Should Be Sold to the Public

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3:04pm 3/12/2018 at 3:04pm
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Ted Cruz’s Democrat opponent Rep. Robert O’Rourke just put a serious damper on his bid for a seat in the Big House (not that there was any serious competition before).

Speaking at South by Southwest in Austin, O’Rourke said he doesn’t think AR-15s should be sold to private citizens. Mind...

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Austin: Two Package Explosions Kill One, Injure Two

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2:30pm 3/12/2018 at 2:30pm
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Early this morning in Austin, an explosion from a package killed a male teenager and injured a woman. From Fox News:

Damage inside the home from the early morning blast is “significant,” according to Manley, who added investigators are going to nearby homes to see if any outdoor surveillance footage exists.

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Texas: Armed Civilian Stops Violent Crime Spree

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 4:44pm 3/11/2018 at 4:44pm
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A concealed-carry license holder in Grand Prairie, Texas stopped a violent crime spree by holding the suspect at gunpoint until police arrived on the scene.

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One man’s violent crime spree ended Friday morning...

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Sen. Ted Cruz quick starts ad war against Democrat opponent Rep. Robert O’Rourke

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 4:13pm 3/7/2018 at 4:13pm
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After cruising (yes, I am that cheesy) to an easy primary victory, Sen. Cruz released his first campaign ad targeting newly selected Democrat opponent Rep. Robert (goes by Beto these days) O’Rourke.

Riffing off Alabama’s “If you’re gonna play in Texas”, Cruz’s rendition goes, “If you’re gonna run in Texas, you...

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No Blue Wave In Texas Primaries, Media Shocked That Texas Is Not Just Their Austin Friends

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 1:30pm 3/7/2018 at 1:30pm

Today is a rough day to be a Texas Democrat. That blue wave we’ve heard about for months was more of a ripple.

Months of wish casting, hoping, dreaming, pretending a blue wave was cresting in the Lone Star State, only to be clobbered by Republicans in voter turnout.

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