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Maybe don’t vote against a popular bill that you’d previously supported out of spite next time?

Sowing, meet reaping. Veterans groups are irate with Texas Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn after they joined Senate Republicans in blocking a bill expanding health care to¬†veterans exposed to toxic chemicals from burn pits¬†while they were deployed overseas. The … Continue reading

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Making it harder for veterans to vote

Well done, Republicans. Ann McGeehan, director of the Secretary of State’s elections division, said last week at a seminar in Austin that photo ID cards issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are not acceptable forms of military ID … Continue reading

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White gets down to the business of being a candidate

Bill White spent his first full day as a former Mayor in the Rio Grande Valley. It was a productive trip for him. Power brokers in one of the state’s most Democratic regions Tuesday pledged to throw their weight behind … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

I just want to pause for a moment to join Bill White, Stace Medellin, and many others in honoring those who served our country in the armed forces today. A number of members of my family served in World War … Continue reading

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