Post Date: July 2014
Why your candidate is corrupt and mine isn't
Partisan charges of political corruption have flared around the edges of the 2014 Texas elections, yet they haven’t become the focus of media coverage in the marquee races or fundamentally changed their dynamics or our expectations of the outcomes in November.
Why is it that intimations of corruption and political malfeasance stay in our peripheral vision while rarely coming into the kind of Sharpstown-like spotlight that defines an election?
Crossing the Border into 2016
The border crisis has been called a lot of things – a humanitarian problem, a policy failure, a reminder of the unpredictable nature of globalization. It's also a reminder that Texas is already playing an outsized role in the 2016 GOP presidential race.
The Sound of Silence on Abortion
Both Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott have been reluctant to make abortion a major campaign issue, but as polling shows, Abbott's hesitance likely benefits him more than Davis' benefits her.