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Fauci Degrading and Convention
Plans Boost Dems Odds in Texas

Latest Patrick shocker and state confab in epicenter prompt House majority outlook revision.

Locals Shutting Texas Down
for July 4 Amid Virus Torching

Congress hopeful tests positive but won't miss holiday fun at Galveston and other beach towns.

Patrick Claims Credit for Texas
Response Amid Fauci Trashing

Senate chief plays down deaths and says state proved lockdowns don't work despite epicenter status.

Luther Alliance Could Backfire
for Bars in Virus Closure Uproar

Abbott unlikely to be shamed again by salon owner who could be major liability for Texas taverns.

Bars Get 30 Days for One Night
of Flexing Muscles for Governor

Tavern owner demands Abbott apology after heeding anarchy call and losing license for a month.

Abbott Denies Virus Censorship
as ICU's Run Out of Texas Beds

State eludes 17th record in a row in hospital cases but ICUs still packed amid soaring positivity.

Governor Muddles Megadonor
State and County OT Visions

Abbott backs establishment choice in runoff after catching hard right grief with virus management.

Beaches Could Be Next to Go
as New Wave Cooks the Coast

State social distancing slacker fight could put summer fun at risk as Abbott gets redemption shot.

Luther Rides to Rescue for Bars that Don't Get Same Abbott Pass
Lockdown protest celebrity vows to lead revolt for drinking spots with no special treatment.

Patrick Says Hospitals Exaggerate
and Blames Tests and the Young

State Senate boss appears out of loop on reopening in reverse after ignoring Abbott safety warnings.

Abbott Shifts Texas Reopening
into Reverse Amid 2nd Surge

Governor shuts down bars and limits restaurants and large gatherings as state plays from behind.

Coronavirus Burns Out of Control
with Texas Records Falling Fast

New wave hits highs in DFW suburbs, Valley, Corpus, Waco, Montgomery, Galveston and more.

Abbott Orders Masks
in Most Texas Counties
with Convention Included

Statewide decree could have lieutenant gov squirming after blasting local Dem leader for same basic move.

Texas Reopening Based
on Suspect Claims as
Virus Surges in Cities

Legislature Could Use
Epic Sessions in Spanish
Flu Wake for Inspiration


Crystal Ball Fall Forecast
Has Cataclysmic Ending for GOP State House Rule

Texas Dems could flip 15 seats or more with Trump blowing up current majority party as virus fuels blue tsunami.

Runoff Races to Watch
General Election Polling
General Election Lineups


Hailey's Comment: Bars Easy Target With No Lobby Muscle at Statehouse
Abbott singles out industry that's unorganized beyond upstart craft brewers without seat at strike force table.


August Arrives in March as GOP
Nominee Claims Textbook Win

Midland loses Congress seat in battle that looked OT bound.
Dallas Dem Bounces Back Big
in Top Target Texas House Race

Cattanach eases near-miss pain with stellar primary showing.
The Other Jim Wright Stuns
Goliath in Unbelievable Upset

RRC hopeful sparks Dem speaker visions with incumbent ouster.
Veteran Lawmaker Weathers
Progressive Round One Storm

Cuellar overcomes Trump favorite Dem tag in fight with AOC recruit.

Lobby Rankings Reflect
Bonnen and Blue Wave

Ties to new House boss and Dems good for bump as #MeToo cuts both ways.

Laney Links are Golden
in New Speaker's House

GOP leader has last Dem in dais as role model as Straus maestro goes back to future.

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