Thursday May 16
Top 100 universities go with liberal graduation speakers
When it comes to selecting a commencement speaker, the nation's top 100 universities lean decidedly left, according to a new survey by the Young America's Foundation.
Thursday May 16
Off the Kuff
Reed for AG?
A movement has been building among local Republicans over the past few months to encourage Susan Reed to run for state attorney general in 2014.
Wed May 15, 2013
Texas House says 'no' to term limits on statewide offices
The Texas House turned its back Wednesday on proposed term limits for governor and other statewide officeholders as more than half the Republicans bucked their party's platform and voted against the measure.
Sun May 12, 2013
Benghazi and the Republican scandal management playbook
For Republicans, Benghazi is the scandal that must not die. Despite the testimony by Obama administration officials including Hillary Clinton and the blistering findings of the State Department Accountability Review Board she endorsed, the GOP is determined to bludgeon the current president and the woman who might be his successor.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
News Ticker: May 10
Steve Stockman fires blanks, Steven McCraw calls for investigation, and Steve Thomas lets his flag fly.
Thu May 09, 2013
Pam's House Blend
Travis County District Attorney Released From Jail This Morning
Travis County is home to Austin, Texas and well over a million residents. The county's district attorney, Rosemary Lehmberg was released from jail about 1am this morning after serving half of a 45-day sentence for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Racist media coverage of Cruz vs. Obama?
The coverage of Senator Ted Cruz and his recent appearances on the prerequisite rubber chicken circuit for 2016 presidential candidates appears to provide clear and unmistakable evidence of bipartisan institutional media racism-yes, racism.
Wed May 08, 2013
Real Clear Politics
The Meaning of Mark Sanford's Win
It's difficult to divine much significance from special elections. They are one-off events, often marked by low turnout and unique candidates.
Tue May 07, 2013
Ted Cruz Upset At 'Bully' Insult By Harry Reid
It looks like Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid may have hurt the feelings of Sen.
Kay Bailey Hutchison: Obama should approve Keystone, ANWAR
The Obama administration should open more federal lands for drilling and approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, Kay Bailey Hutchison told me in an interview today.
Mon May 06, 2013
"Not Everyone Can Say They Got Kicked Out of the White House"
Frank's Restaurant in Schulenburg, Texas, famous for its giant enchilada plates, is a favorite with senior citizens all over the Lone Star State.
Homeland chief to tour Texas-Mexico border
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will tour the Texas-Mexico border this morning with the conservative authors of a congressional immigration compromise, in what will be the clearest sign yet that the Bush administration is prepared to make major concessions to reach an immigration deal this year.
Sun May 05, 2013
Tim Carney: Tea Party Troika rivals GOP leadership in Senate
There are two power centers in the Senate Republican Conference. One is the official leadership under Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
The Huffington Post
Democratic Strategist Praises Ted Cruz As 'Fearless'
In an interview with ABC's "This Week," longitme Democratic strategist James Carville lauded Cruz for his attitude since taking office in January.
Sat May 04, 2013
Sens. Cruz, Rubio diverge on compromise
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Ted Cruz watches election results, Tuesday, Nov.
Is Ted Cruz the future of Texas?
On a summer night in Houston in 1993, Jenny Ertman and Elizabeth Pena, aged 14 and 16, respectively, left a pool party.
Fri May 03, 2013
Ted Cruz: 'Far Too Many Candidates Wear Their Faith On Their Sleeve'
Sen. Ted Cruz spoke about his feelings on religion in politics in a recent interview with World News Group.
Peter King Attacks Ted Cruz For Coming To New York To Headline GOP Dinner
Rep. Peter King slammed Sen. Ted Cruz for going to New York City to headline a state GOP dinner.
Thu May 02, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Jon Stewart mocks Sen. Ted Cruz on Canadian birth, and ex-Sen. Kay...
"There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about." - Oscar Wilde Jon Stewart devoted a lengthy segment on last night's The Daily Show to Texas Sen.
KBH: Americans Support Background Checks
"The American people are for background checks" for gun buyers, former U.S. Sen.