Analysis: Texas Republicans and Allen West, their nettlesome party animal

“Analysis: Texas Republicans and Allen West, their nettlesome party animal” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Editor’s note: If you’d like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey’s column, click here. […]

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TribCast: Many Texas Republicans aren’t acknowledging Joe Biden as president-elect

“TribCast: Many Texas Republicans aren’t acknowledging Joe Biden as president-elect” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. (Audio unavailable. Click here to listen on texastribune.org.) On this week’s TribCast, Matthew talks with Ross, […]

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New Yorkers knew Donald Trump first – and they spurned him before many American voters did

In the final months of his presidency, Trump attacked New York as a lawless “ghost town,” and got attacked right back. At least 73% of New Yorkers citywide voted against their hometown candidate in election 2020, with absentee ballots still being counted. In Manhattan, where Trump lived before becoming president, every single voting district went […]

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Analysis: Texans in many border counties voted for Donald Trump — and then for Democrats

“Analysis: Texans in many border counties voted for Donald Trump — and then for Democrats” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Editor’s note: If you’d like an email notice whenever we publish […]

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Republicans kept their grip on Texas government in 2020. In 2021, they’ll be able to tighten it.

“Republicans kept their grip on Texas government in 2020. In 2021, they’ll be able to tighten it.” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan […]

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How split-ticket voting might have saved two Republican Texas lawmakers in a blue county

“How split-ticket voting might have saved two Republican Texas lawmakers in a blue county” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Judging from Donald Trump’s unpopularity in Dallas County, Morgan Meyer and Angie […]

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7 things President-elect Biden can achieve on health care

President-elect Joe Biden has plenty of work ahead of him; reining in the out-of-control pandemic tops the list, and beyond that, there are significant challenges on health care in general. Unquestionably, the incoming administration also faces limitations. Twelve years ago, Barack Obama had a filibuster-proof majority in the U.S. Senate. This time, that will not […]

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