Women and gay people of Texas, take heart: Tea Partying state senator Dan Patrick has not forgotten you! No, taking away your rights and privileges as human beings is still a cause as near and dear to him as ever. His recent actions give us Texans a peek into what we can look forward to in state politics in 2013.
The Tea Party is ready to make some citizen arrests.
Think conservatives have given up on their constitutional challenges to the individual mandate? Think again.
The party continues to struggle for its own identity.
On Tuesday, high-profile political coverage in the national media was mainly focused on the US presidential election, some Senate and House races, and a few state ballot measures. Yet there were a seemingly endless number of smaller, less-publicized elections for city- and state-level positions, votes on state initiatives that flew under the radar, and city and county decisions that were only covered in local news.
With a slew of judicial races to watch, voters showed they have little tolerance for overtly politicizing the bench.
In the last day of campaigning, both Akin and Mourdock and looking to spin comments about rape victims into positives.
As a victim and survivor of rape I am appalled and disgusted with the statements that have been made and although it is a very difficult thing to talk about I decided that I could not remain silent any longer.
I was raped during my freshman year of college. To add to the burden, I got pregnant.
No politician or pundit should get away with claiming he supports any “exception” without facing the obvious follow-up question: “How, exactly, would it work?”