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Ted Cruz Renews Call for Independent IRS Investigation

Ted Cruz Renews Call for Independent IRS Investigation

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz renewed his demands for an independent investigation of the IRS targeting scandal in a fresh letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Senator Cruz argued that newly-surfaced emails obtained by Judicial Watch further demonstrate the Department

WaPo Writes Wendy Davis' Political Obituary

WaPo Writes Wendy Davis' Political Obituary

When faced with the news that the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) was not going to invest in State Senator Wendy Davis’ gubernatorial bid as a top tier effort, the campaign offered a taste of internecine anger that is certain to

Democratic Governors Reject Wendy Davis

Democratic Governors Reject Wendy Davis

Amid consistently poor polling numbers and key policy positions often indistinguishable from her Republican counterpart, the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) withheld State Senator Wendy Davis from its targeted race list for 2014. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin dashed hopes by reminding

Feds to Pursue Bundy Ranch 'Judicially' After Standoff

Feds to Pursue Bundy Ranch 'Judicially' After Standoff

Despite aborting their roundup and allowing “trespassing” cattle returned to the Bundy ranch in southern Nevada, the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently offered public statements claiming it would continue to pursue the ranchers in court. Should the agency

California Immigration Holds, Deportations Drop Under 'Trust Act'

California Immigration Holds, Deportations Drop Under 'Trust Act'

While federal immigration agencies have taken heat for selective “catch and release” protocols in the southern Texas border region as cost-cutting measures, California’s Trust Act is already evidencing significant drops in illegal immigrant deportations since the act’s initial enforcement in

Delayed Texas Execution Episode Ends with 'Nap'

Delayed Texas Execution Episode Ends with 'Nap'

The delayed execution of convicted murderer Tommy Lynn Sells ended April 3 after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected appellate matters brought by Sells’ lawyers. Breitbart Texas recently reported on federal Judge Vanessa Gillmore’s decision to block execution orders based on

Texas Border County Sued for 105 Percent Voter Registration

Texas Border County Sued for 105 Percent Voter Registration

A conservative-leaning nonprofit, the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU), recently filed a federal lawsuit over allegations that Zavala County is “failing to make a reasonable effort to conduct voter list maintenance programs.” The ACRU claims the county–which supported the re-election

Ted Cruz Stirs 2016 Speculation with New Video

Ted Cruz Stirs 2016 Speculation with New Video

The Ted Cruz for Senate YouTube account broke with its usual offerings of fast-edit news clips and suspenseful soundtracks this week with an upload that–despite the junior Senator’s 2018 re-election date–may lead casual viewers to believe he could be on

Rick Perry Blasts Obama for Latest Obamacare Delay

Rick Perry Blasts Obama for Latest Obamacare Delay

Texas Governor Rick Perry wasted no time in blasting President Obama’s latest executive decision to delay the Obamacare deadline for enrollment through April. According to the decision, individuals will be granted more time if they have not completed the sign-up

Texas Tea Party Victimized by International Robocall Scam

Texas Tea Party Victimized by International Robocall Scam

After receiving dozens of complaints from out of state and international individuals, NE Tarrant Tea Party President Julie McCarty filed complaints with a number of Texas and federal agencies over concerns that the organization’s brand was being misused in unsanctioned

Report: Texas Holds $140B in 'Petro-Wealth'

Report: Texas Holds $140B in 'Petro-Wealth'

HOUSTON, TEXAS–There is a newer economic indicator for Texans to brag about thanks to Austin-based Black Beard Data–and do not expect Lone Star pride to subside soon. Texas leads the rest of the nation in “petro-wealth” to the tune of

Planned Parenthood Officially Targets Texas Races

Planned Parenthood Officially Targets Texas Races

HOUSTON, TEXAS–Texas native and daughter of former Governor Ann Richards, Cecile Richards, formally announced the establishment of a Lone Star branch of Planned Parenthood Votes ahead of the 2014 Election. Modeling their approach after the 2013 Virginia gubernatorial election, Planned

Six Things MSNBC Won't Say about the New Wendy Davis Poll

Six Things MSNBC Won't Say about the New Wendy Davis Poll

Progressive network MSNBC heavily promoted new polling courtesy of Emerson College Polling Society late Tuesday proclaiming that Texas Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis was “within striking range” of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. Further examination of the polling data reveals