Annise Parker has broken barriers as Houston’s first openly gay mayor. Now she’s up for re-election. John King reports.
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‘Skewed and out of whack’: Right-wing extremism flourishes in North Texas suburbs
Mayor George Fuller is troubled by what he sees and hears in this conservative Dallas suburb. Battles with liberals are enduring and predictable, but what worries Fuller is the deepening rancor ...
The Daily 202: Cheney’s getting dumped because of the GOP’s elections push
with Mariana Alfaro Welcome to The Daily 202 newsletter! On this day in 1969, the British comedy troupe Monty Python was founded, leading generations of nerds like me to spend remarkable quantities ...
Q&A: Lina Hidalgo on her political future, I-45 and lowering Harris County's COVID threat level
During the pandemic Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has been one of Texas’ most consistent voices of caution. Elected in 2018 at age 27, she’s basically the CEO of Texas’ largest county — one that, ...
The Ferguson Movement Is On The Cusp Of Revolutionizing Political Power In St. Louis
As Kayla Reed and a new generation of local leaders saw each of their reform efforts fail to curb police violence in the St. Louis area, they soon realized that what they really had to overcome was ...
Georgia voter suppression efforts may not change election results much
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Adam Brandon to run in HD 16 instead of HD 12 for family reasons
Rogers Towers lawyer Adam Brandon, who had opened a campaign account to run in House District 12, announced Monday his intention to shift his campaign to HD 16. A media release cites family reasons ...
Election day: Austin voters decide on camping policy, governance structure
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. More than 90,000 Austin residents submitted a ballot during the early voting period.
GALVIN keeps his OPTIONS OPEN — MAYOR’S RACE TENSION — BOSTON COPS who make BIG SALARIES — Saying goodbye
Will he or won’t he? Secretary of State Bill Galvin hasn’t decided whether he’ll seek another term. He’s leaning toward a run, he said yesterday, but he could change his mind. “I would continue doing ...
Mayor Naheed Nenshi to Canadians: ‘We need to talk’
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Census numbers: US population slows to smallest gain since Great Depression
America's population growth has declined to its slowest rate since the Great Depression, the Census Bureau said Monday, while the nation's political center of gravity keeps shifting.
The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now?
George Floyd had been dead only hours before the movement began. Driven by a terrifying video and word-of-mouth, people flooded the South Minneapolis intersection where he was killed shortly after ...
Voter Guide: Beaumont Mayoral race
Beaumont residents continue to bring forward concerns about streets, sewer and drainage despite the city having a plan to address these issues. Is the problem communicating the information, the plans ...