Cal Jillson

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Name: Cal Jillson
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 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 - 23 hours ago]
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]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Inspired by Scotland: Quarter of Americans want their states to secede from US

17:29Reuters/Kevin LamarqueScotland may not have followed in Sir William Wallace’s footsteps to free itself from its English bonds, but that hasn’t stopped nearly a quarter of Americans from a little bravehearted hope of their states seceding from the ... [Published Russia Today - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

New Davis, Abbott campaign ads starkly differ

Both of the candidates who would be Governor of Texas have released new campaign ads. They are starkly different, as Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis try to get votes.Abbott's commercial is about himself and his jobs and business ... [Published My Fox Dallas - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Voters Need To Bone Up On The Basics

Posted Monday, September 15th 2014 @ 5am  by KTRH’s Cliff SaundersThe midterm elections are just under two months away. A new poll from Rasmussen shows only 63% of you know the nuts and bolts of what’s going on politically.There are those who think that ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Texas governor’s race heats up

DALLAS: The race for Texas governor entered a new chapter this week with the release of a memoir from Democratic candidate Wendy Davis that rekindled attention on abortion and led to an ethics complaint from her opponent, Republican Greg Abbott.Abbott, ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Obama clings to air power

President Obama is solidifying his legacy as the air war president with his strategy for taking on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).The escalated use of airstrikes in Iraq and potentially Syria is just the latest example of the president finding ... [Published The Hill - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Despite Huge Warchest, Abbott Still Fundraising

Enlarge photo by: Mark Graham / Cooper NeilGubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott speaks at a NE Tarrant Tea Party meeting at Concordia Lutheran Church in Bedford on Nov. 12. State Sen. Wendy Davis, who is also running for governor, speaks to veterans at ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

The Brief: Sept. 4, 2014

Entrepreneur Elon Musk talks to the Capitol press corps about his frustration in selling Tesla electric cars in Texas on April 10, 2013.The Big ConversationIn a blow to Texas pride, it appears that the Lone Star State has lost out to Nevada in the race ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

What if Republicans take over the Senate?

If Republicans control both houses of Congress, gridlock might only worsen. But it's possible GOP leaders and Obama find a way to deal. Republican senators are already working on an agenda for 2015. Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R) of Kentucky ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 04 2014]

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"She's got to make up ground," says Southern Methodist University Political Science Professor Cal Jillson. "she's got to force the issues. she's got to try to make him look bad or get a really good description, a one liner that people will remember, because she has got to change the dynamic in this race."
...favor of CISPA, supported delaying investor protections for retirees, and backed a bill that would make it harder to file civil rights lawsuits. "he’s one of the most conservative democrats in congress" Cal Jillson, a professor of political science at Southern Methodist University in Texas, told Fox News in July

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Round 2: Texas gubernatorial candidates prep fo... [Published KTRK TV - 23 hours ago]
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]
Ohio Senator: GOP majority would get Obama ‘to ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 11 2014]
Despite Huge Warchest, Abbott Still Fundraising [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
Despite Huge Warchest, Abbott Still Fundraising [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 10 2014]
What if Republicans take over the Senate? [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 04 2014]
The Brief: Sept. 4, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
Davis is still running, but the scenery isn’t c... [Published Star-Telegram - Aug 30 2014]
Obama's risky midterm game [Published The Hill - Aug 30 2014]
Rick Perry Indictment: What Does It Mean For 2016? [Published International Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
Something’s Missing from Wendy Davis Ads—Wendy ... [Published Texas Observer - Aug 29 2014]
Governor Perry Indictment Drowning Out Race To ... [Published CBS Dallas / Fort Worth - Aug 26 2014]
Lawyers for Texas Governor Perry file motion to... [Published Town Hall - Aug 25 2014]
Perry Indictment Gets Own Swag [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 24 2014]
Texas Governor Perry tries to turn felony indic... [Published Reuters - Aug 23 2014]
Obama hits the gas on regs [Published The Hill - Aug 23 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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