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Crystal ball predictions: Primary election season

Manfred Wendt February 21, 2018

It's prediction time! The rules for the game are simple: One person, one vote. The candidate who receives the most votes during the March 6 primary becomes the party nominee, unless they fail to win more...

photo by Amani Canada

Primary election season: Here’s the rundown

Manfred Wendt January 31, 2018

The spring of every year is marked by two things: the arrival of the Masters and the beginning of primary elections. The United States is a two-party political system; Republicans and Democrats who battle...

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The Texas House loses its moderate

Manfred Wendt November 8, 2017

The political realm of Texas was shocked this past week when Speaker of the House Joe Straus announced that he would not be running for re-election for House seat 121, a seat he has held since 2005. He...

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