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The Texas Progressive Alliance still has a dozen or so Republican responses to the SOTU it needs to get through as it brings you this week’s roundup.
In light of some of the more ridiculous back-and-forth between Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott and their campaigns — not to mention James O’Keefe and his clandestine, altered video — PDiddie at Brains and Eggs asks: “Is it insensitive to say that Abbott is ‘running’ for governor?”
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wants you to scream in horror over the Republican war on women. All Republican candidates for lieutenant governor are FOR keeping a brain dead woman with a severely abnormal fetus on life support against her family’s wishes.
McBlogger has some advice for the Wendy Davis campaign, the press, and all the Democratic activists who are eager for a win this year.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Nonsequiteuse scoffs at the notion that Texas may turn into California.
Texas Redistricting updates on the proposed fixes to the Voting Rights Act and other election law news.
John Coby names Randy Weber the frontrunner to replace Steve Stockman as the craziest Congressman from Southeast Texas.
Texas Clean Air Matters reports on the longrunning legal battle between Texas and the EPA over clean air regulations.
The Lunch Tray alerts us to potential changes to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
Randy Bear examines the reasoning behind various LGBT groups’ non-endorsement of Wendy Davis in the Democratic primary for Governor.
Greg Wythe has the data to analyze the actual impact of Texas’ voter ID law in Harris County.
BOR asks why the Texas Medical Association supports candidates who oppose their own stated positions, and gets a non-responsive answer from them.