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Ever hear something about Texas politics or public policy and wonder what it is? Ask Texplainer.
Incumbent Boyd Richie easily won re-election to his seat as the chairman of the Texas Democratic Party.
Your afternoon reading.
Remember those solar panel factories former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Farouk Shami promised? He does.
That extra spring in Democrats' step this weekend? Blame it on the Green Party.
If today’s court ruling stands, there will be no Green Party on the November ballot in Texas.
The latest victim of the budget crunch at the University of Texas at Austin? Employee raises.
For those who grouse that undocumented immigrants are taking jobs from U.S. citizens and legal residents, the United Farm Workers of America has a challenge: Apply to be a farm worker.
After Thursday's lively state hearing, where health advocates told lawmakers they were bracing for massive Medicare cuts, doctors got some rewarding news: Congress had voted to delay a 21 percent cut in Medicare payments six months.
A new political action committee is attacking Gov. Rick Perry with a television ad playing on a familiar theme: Perry's high-class living. The ad starts airing tonight in markets across Texas.