Cal Jillson

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Name: Cal Jillson
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Wendy Davis is losing. But she was always going to lose.

In June 2013, Texas state senator Wendy Davis erupted onto the national scene with an 11-hour filibuster against a bill to restrict abortions in Texas, and  became known as a Democratic Party " rising star . " When she announced that she'd run for governor ... [Published VOX.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's midterm dilemma

President Obama will make the first public campaign appearance of the 2014 cycle Sunday in Maryland — just 16 days before voters head to the polls.But the event — like almost every rally on the president’s schedule over the next two weeks — will be for ... [Published The Hill - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mexico Works To Create Infrastructure To Open Its Oil, Gas Industry

Mexico’s oil and gas industry is about to open up to the rest of the world — and American oil and gas companies are eager to get a foothold in a market closed to outsiders since 1938.That’s the year Mexico nationalized its oil industry and ordered American ... [Published KPBS - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 2 reports

Davis ad with wheelchair sparks controversy

AUSTIN — State Sen. Wendy Davis touched off a political furor Friday with a 30-second TV ad that features an empty wheelchair and slams Attorney General Greg Abbott for working against disabled people despite winning a settlement after he was disabled ... [Published Star-Telegram - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola crisis: Will it play a role in midterms?

WASHINGTON — As Americans wait to see how many more U.S. Ebola cases will be diagnosed, a sharp partisan divide is developing around the issue of whether or not the administration is doing enough to stop the spread of the disease.Particularly in the right-wing ... [Published My West Texas - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

GOP, Democrats angle for Hispanic vote in conservative Texas stronghold with growing Latino population

It is one of the most conservative counties in one of the most conservative states in the Union. In the past two decades in Montgomery County, Texas, Democrats have not won one single elected office in local or legislative races. Republican candidates ... [Published Fox News Latino - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Latino voters turning their backs on President Obama over lack of action on immigration

At the time of his November 2012 re-election, President Barack Obama had rock star approval ratings with Latino voters, but those numbers have dropped significantly as a key constituency experiences some frustration with his delay in taking unilateral ... [Published Fox News Latino - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola heightens partisanship

WASHINGTON -- As Americans wait to see how many more U.S. Ebola cases will be diagnosed, a sharp partisan divide is developing around the issue of whether or not the administration is doing enough to stop the spread of the disease.Particularly in the ... [Published Greenwich Time - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Round 2: Texas gubernatorial candidates prep for debate

EDINBURG, TX (KTRK) --Expect tonight's second of two gubernatorial debates to offer more excitement than the first. After what most political watchers considered a lackluster contest in the Rio Grande Valley earlier this month, experts think underdog ... [Published KTRK TV - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Final Gubernatorial Debate Looms in Dallas

Enlarge photo by: Majorie Kamys Cotera / Bob DaemmrichDemocrat Wendy Davis has one more chance to share a debate stage with the Republican front-runner in the race for Texas governor, and if the recent past is any guide, she’ll use most of her hour in ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Paxton a ‘weak’ candidate for Texas AG benefiting from GOP reign, professor says

AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) – Texans are no stranger to droughts, especially Democrats who run for state offices in the Lone Star State.And perhaps the most parched race this election cycle is the race for attorney general – a contest in which state Sen. ... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Liberal base sours on Obama

President Obama's poll numbers are plummeting in deep-blue states such as New York and California, with core liberal supporters who have stuck with him through thick and thin beginning to sour on his leadership.Obama’s decisions to punt on immigration ... [Published The Hill - Sep 26 2014]

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...  In 2005, Texas first became a majority-minority state, and the Hispanic population has only grown more since. "it was 38 percent in 2010, it could be 40 percent now" says Jillson

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Wendy Davis is losing. But she was always going... [Published VOX.com - 2 hours ago]
Early voting numbers for El Paso County spur co... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 12 hours ago]
Obama's midterm dilemma [Published The Hill - Oct 18 2014]
Is Ebola Obama’s Katrina moment? No and yes [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 18 2014]
Mexico Works To Create Infrastructure To Open I... [Published KPBS - Oct 13 2014]
Davis ad with wheelchair sparks controversy [Published Star-Telegram - Oct 11 2014]
Davis Ad With Empty Wheelchair Sparks Firestorm [Published The Texas Tribune - Oct 11 2014]
Ebola Response Puts Jenkins In Spotlight Again [Published The Texas Tribune - Oct 09 2014]
The Brief: Oct. 8, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Oct 08 2014]
Ebola crisis: Will it play a role in midterms? [Published My West Texas - Oct 07 2014]
Latino voters turning their backs on President ... [Published Fox News Latino - Oct 06 2014]
GOP, Democrats angle for Hispanic vote in conse... [Published Fox News Latino - Oct 06 2014]
Ebola heightens partisanship [Published Greenwich Time - Oct 04 2014]
Round 2: Texas gubernatorial candidates prep fo... [Published KTRK TV - Sep 30 2014]
Final Gubernatorial Debate Looms in Dallas [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
Paxton a ‘weak’ candidate for Texas AG benefiti... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Sep 30 2014]
Liberal base sours on Obama [Published The Hill - Sep 26 2014]
Inspired by Scotland: Quarter of Americans want... [Published Russia Today - Sep 19 2014]
New Davis, Abbott campaign ads starkly differ [Published My Fox Dallas - Sep 16 2014]
Meet the Democratic Candidates Backed By the... [Published Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
Voters Need To Bone Up On The Basics [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 15 2014]
Meet the Democratic Candidates Backed By the Bi... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
Texas governor’s race heats up [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 13 2014]
Obama clings to air power [Published The Hill - Sep 13 2014]
Lawyers for Texas Governor Perry file motion to... [Published Town Hall - Aug 25 2014]
Rick Perry Digs in for a Fight [Published TIME.com - Aug 20 2014]
Rick Perry Digs in for a Fight [Published Swampland - Aug 20 2014]
On the death penalty [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 13 2014]
Tea Party coalition eyes takeover in Texas [Published PBS - May 27 2014]
Hillary Clinton Shouldn’t Be President: A Femin... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 20 2014]
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Meet the Democratic Candidates Backed By the Bi... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
The US Chamber of Commerce, the biggest big business trade group in the country , lobbies against things like Obamacare, regulation of Wall Street, and action on climate change. So it’s no surprise that the Chamber tends to support Republican candidates; ...
Rick Perry Digs in for a Fight [Published TIME.com - Aug 20 2014]
Rick Perry isn’t going quietly. In fact, he says he’s not going anywhere at all. The Texas governor pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the abuse-of-power case against him , waiving a formal arraignment that had been scheduled for Friday and signaling ...
Rick Perry Digs in for a Fight [Published Swampland - Aug 20 2014]
MoreSee Governor Rick Perry’s New Mugshot Rick Perry Booked in Politically Charged Abuse of Power Case Rick Perry Defiant in Face of Criminal Charges Rick Perry isn’t going quietly. In fact, he says he’s not going anywhere at all. More See Governor ...
On the death penalty [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 13 2014]
Most of what you need to know about this story concerning Wendy Davis, the death penalty, and the Governor’s race can be found at the end of it. Sen. Wendy Davis In July 2000, when she was a relatively new member of the Fort Worth City Council, ...
Hillary Clinton Shouldn’t Be President: A Femin... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 20 2014]
Source: Thinkstock As a candidate, I find Hillary Clinton problematic. I don’t worry about her health and age; Karl Rove’s red faced high blood pressure isn’t having much of an effect on mine. Her policy preferences are not my concern. I’m sure ...
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