David Dewhurst

The McConnell Meltdown

Mitch McConnell and his leadership team appear poised to enact every letter of President Obama’s agenda just to spite Ted Cruz. Mitch McConnell is melting down.

cruz_mcconnell APJ. Scott Applewhite

The Tempest Around George P. Bush: What’s the Real Story?

A tempest has been around Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush for being away during his father’s presidential campaign, for his firings of top agency leaders, and the purported hiring of “friends’ and “cronies” and those close to the Bush family. What is the real story?

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Texas Grassroots Cheer News of Ted Cruz’s Presidential Campaign

Grassroots conservatives across Texas are cheering the news that Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will announce that he is running for President in 2016 on Monday. The news was especially welcomed by many activists who have supported Cruz for years, long before he became a household name.

The Associated Press

Former Dewhurst Advisor Sentenced to More Than 7 Years in Prison

Kenneth “Buddy” Barfield, a former campaign manager and political advisor to former Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, will spend more than seven years in federal prison for embezzling nearly $2 million from campaign accounts over a five-year period. The sentence was handed down Friday by a federal judge. Barfield had pleaded guilty in October, 2014.

Kenneth “Buddy” Barfield, a former campaign manager and political advisor …

Texas Swears-In New Governor with BBQ and Ball

AUSTIN, Texas – For the first time since the first year of this century, Texas will have a new Governor. It has been over fourteen years since Governor Rick Perry First took the oath of office filling the vacancy created after Governor George W. Bush resigned the office to become the 43rd President of the United States. On Tuesday, Greg Abbott will take over the reins of the Lone Star State from Perry and begin a new era of leadership.

2011 Inauguration of Texas Governor Rick Perry.

AG Ken Paxton: As Texas Goes, So Goes the Nation

AUSTIN, Texas — A veritable who’s who of Texas politics gathered in the Texas Senate chamber to celebrate the swearing in of Texas’ new Attorney General, Ken Paxton. He took the oath of office from his predecessor, outgoing Attorney General and soon to be Governor, Greg Abbott.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton takes the oath of office from outgoing AG Greg Abbott.