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There simply isn't any way to explain how, in 2014, the Texas Republican Party legitimately believed its hot-off-the-presses policy platform should include "reparative therapy" for gays.
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A draft of the Texas Republican Party's new platform embraces gay conversion therapy, arguing that it is a viable option for "patients who are seeking escape from the homosexual lifestyle."
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(HT: ThinkProgress) The Texas GOP convention kicks off Thursday, and one of the tasks of delegates is rewriting the party's
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In February, a federal judge overturned Texas' ban on marriage equality. Abbott vowed to defend it all the way to the U.S
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"We affirm that the practice of homosexuality tears at the fabric of society and contributes to the breakdown of the family
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Earlier this year, conservatives in Texas launched RedState Women, a political action committee aimed at rallying female
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“He has not endorsed in this race and remains unlikely to get involved in any incumbent primaries,” spokeswoman Catherine
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Democratic candidate Wendy Davis has been going after Abbott on equal pay in recent weeks. In addition to dodging the question
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Nearly one year removed from its decision to endorse Ted Cruz, the Houston Chronicle reflected back on that choice in a Tuesday
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For Republicans nationally, the big takeaway from the 2012 presidential election was that, as a party, they have to get right
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WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen.-elect Ted Cruz, who will become the first Latino senator from Texas when he takes office next
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San Diego Mayoral Race Pits Rep. Bob Filner Against City Councilmember Carl DeMaio [The San Diego Union Tribune] Jeffries
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And if there's one thing that Stephen Colbert believes goes against God and nature, it's critical thinking. And he blames
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The platform, which lays out the party's principles, is adopted every two years. The Texas Republican Party adopted a new
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry, speaking at the state’s Republican convention Thursday, fueled speculation that he’ll run either for
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Chris Elam, a spokesman for the Republican Party of Texas, told the Austin American-Statesman on Friday that state GOP leaders
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Our nation and our children will be watching to see if the Republican party commits itself to the America of opportunity and possibilities, free of the hate, bigotry and prejudice found in the Texas GOP platform.
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Texas Republicans opposed the $787 billion stimulus package, but their districts are getting more than their fair share of
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Every single Republican in the House voted against the $819 billion Recovery Act in January. Among the Republican senators