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Houston mayoral candidates go on attack with less than two months until election

Posted on · The campaigns for U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and Lee Kaplan released ads last week that were critical of some of their opponents, namely state Sen. John Whitmire, whose campaign says he is keeping his messaging about himself.


From Treasury Bills To Amazon Stocks, Investments Make Up A Big Part Of Texas Political Campaign Spending

Posted on · A handful of elected officials used more than $28 million from their campaign accounts for investments, making it the second largest category of expenditures in the 2018 election cycle

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Famous ‘Oops’ Moments of Campaigns Past

Posted on · On this Super Tuesday and Texas primary election day, we recall some of the worst mistakes politicians have made while running for high profile offices. Many political campaigns make missteps on their way to primary or general elections. In recent days, the Ted Cruz campaign pulled a campaign ad which happened to feature an actress […]

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Teen Birth Rates, Sex Ed, Campaign Managers, and John P. McGovern: Houston Matters for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Posted on · The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a preliminary National Vital Statistics Report on birth rates in 2013. According to the CDC, teen birth rates are at their lowest ever. In 2013, there were 26.6 births per one thousand women aged 15 to 19. That's down 10 percent from 2012 (29.4), which was […]