Cal Jillson

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Name: Cal Jillson
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tea Party has place in psyche of nation

Almost five years ago, John Tweedell stood inside the National Mall and looked out at a sea of fellow citizens marching on Washington, D.C., to protest the federal government. They were there to protest taxes, losses of freedoms and to show general discontent ... [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

In LBJ’s shadow, Obama honors civil rights legacy

President Obama praised President Johnson for his ability to charm and horse-trade in enacting a major civil rights law 50 years ago – skills where critics say Obama falls short. In a speech Thursday marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

McCutcheon v. FEC won’t have ‘tremendous impact,’ SMU professor says

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) – A recent Supreme Court opinion abolishing aggregate political contribution limits will not have a “tremendous impact” on the Texas political landscape, says one political science professor.While critics such as Robert Weissman, ... [Published LegalNewsLine.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Davis Not in the House as Obama Speaks at ...

Posted Thursday, April 10th 2014 @ 5am  by Jim ForsythWhen President Obama spoke at a fundraiser in Houston last night, he was accompanies by national Democrats like Nancy Pelosi, by Democratic officeholders like Houston Congressional representatives ... [Published WOAI - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Texas roads: Joe Pickett to chair special transportation committee

AUSTIN — Rep. Joe Pickett, D-El Paso, already led the job of putting a massive Texas road-funding measure on the November ballot.Now, House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, has given Pickett the additional job of leading a committee intended to prod ... [Published El Paso Times - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Madrigal win shows Davis' weak spot

SAN ANGELO, Texas — AUSTIN — Ray Madrigal didn’t have a bad night during the March 4 primary elections.While the official vote tallies aren’t in, the appointed municipal judge of the 1,400-person town of Seadrift beat state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, ... [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Collier’s sales tax criticism of Hegar makes the news

That’s how you do it . Mike Collier Democrat Mike Collier, a certified public accountant from Houston, will start airing television ads criticizing opponent Glenn Hegar, a Republican state senator from Katy, for his support to phase out property ... [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Cyber Crimes Efforts That Abbott Touts Had Roots in Predecessor's Office

Enlarge photo illustration by: Todd Wiseman / Callie Richmond / Jakub KrechowiczThroughout his campaign for governor, Republican gubernatorial candidate  Greg Abbott  has touted his work prosecuting online child predators as the state’s attorney general ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Leticia Van De Putte Takes Campaign For Lieutenant Governor On The Road

AUSTIN -- State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte is taking her campaign for lieutenant governor on the road, embarking on a 16-city bus tour that over nine days will swing the Democratic nominee through every major corner of Texas, including Houstson.Van de ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Davis, Dems quick to react to RedState Women PAC

By Fort Worth Star-TelegramAHave more to add? News tip? Tell usIf nothing else, by now everybody knows about the RedState Women PAC.Texas Democrats made sure of that, recoiling at news of the new campaign promoting Republican women.Hey — somebody had ... [Published Star-Telegram - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Senate Race a Potential Time Bomb for...

Posted Monday, March 17th 2014 @ 6am  by Jim ForsythCall it the curse of Texas Democrats.After two decades in the political wilderness, having to prop up underwhelming candidates like Chris Bell and Bill White as they lost election after election, Texas ... [Published WOAI - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 02 2014 - Updated Mar 02 2014 - 1 reports

Governor's funds under scrutiny by candidates

AUSTIN, Texas — When it comes to business incentives administered through the governor’s office, the two front-running candidates to lead the state have had their concerns about the office’s programs.Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, the top Republican ... [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Mar 02 2014]

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"i think she is probably trying to respect that" Jillson said
"txdot has a disconcerting propensity to find scattered billions of dollars after they say they're tapped out" Jillson said
...and with particular importance to Hispanic Texans, what she offers them" in the areas of education, health care and border control, Jillson said. "lots of hispanics are catholic and therefore many are pro-life, but abortion is not usually the voting issue."
...situation, she's very well respected in Austin and San Antonio and in her district, but she's not well known around the state," Jillson said. "she needs to introduce herself, and this is one way to do that."

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Tea Party has place in psyche of nation [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
In LBJ’s shadow, Obama honors civil rights legacy [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 10 2014]
Davis Not in the House as Obama Speaks at ... [Published WOAI - Apr 10 2014]
McCutcheon v. FEC won’t have ‘tremendous impact... [Published LegalNewsLine.com - Apr 09 2014]
Donors to Governor's Marketing Tool See Some Be... [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 08 2014]
Texas roads: Joe Pickett to chair special trans... [Published El Paso Times - Apr 07 2014]
Madrigal win shows Davis' weak spot [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Apr 06 2014]
Age is Just a Number and Not a Campaign Issue a... [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 04 2014]
Collier’s sales tax criticism of Hegar makes th... [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 04 2014]
Cyber Crimes Efforts That Abbott Touts Had Root... [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 03 2014]
Leticia Van De Putte Takes Campaign For Lieuten... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 27 2014]
Davis, Dems quick to react to RedState Women PAC [Published Star-Telegram - Mar 19 2014]
U.S. Senate Race a Potential Time Bomb for... [Published WOAI - Mar 17 2014]
Texas GOP’s New Strategy To Win Over Female Vot... [Published Think Progress - Mar 12 2014]
Governor's funds under scrutiny by candidates [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Mar 02 2014]
On succeeding Abbott as AG [Published Off the Kuff - Feb 06 2014]
Horns Up, Horns Down for Dec. 6 [Published Daily Texan - Dec 06 2013]
George P. Bush: Beacon For Latino Voters? [Published WebProNews - Nov 21 2013]
George P. Bush: Beacon For Latino Voters? [Published WebProNews Feed - Nov 21 2013]
ALEC Mulls Assault On Constitution’s 17th Amend... [Published Think Progress - Nov 18 2013]
Could Texas Turn Blue? Democrats and Republican... [Published PBS - Jul 10 2013]
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Collier’s sales tax criticism of Hegar makes th... [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 04 2014]
That’s how you do it . Mike Collier Democrat Mike Collier, a certified public accountant from Houston, will start airing television ads criticizing opponent Glenn Hegar, a Republican state senator from Katy, for his support to phase out property ...
Texas GOP’s New Strategy To Win Over Female Vot... [Published Think Progress - Mar 12 2014]
From RedStateWomen.com Texas’ recent efforts to radically curtail women’s health has turned the state into a prime battleground for women’s rights. State Senator Wendy Davis (D) is using that attention to raise millions of dollars for her gubernatorial ...
On succeeding Abbott as AG [Published Off the Kuff - Feb 06 2014]
The next Attorney General will inherit a lot of Greg Abbott’s unfinished fights, some of which he instigated and some of which were thrust upon him by the Lege. Still not Greg Abbott Defending the constitutionality of the state’s controversial ...
ALEC Mulls Assault On Constitution’s 17th Amend... [Published Think Progress - Nov 18 2013]
A major conservative legislation-crafting group is looking to alter how Senate elections work in the United States. The American Legislative Exchange Council is responsible for writing and advocating for conservative laws, including the repeal of ...
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