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A Texas blog with a progressive view on politics, news and current events.

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The charts above reflect early voting in the 15 largest counties in Texas from the Texas Secretary of State (total for first three days). The top chart shows the number of people who have voted early (compared with numbers from 2008 and 2012). The se...

Over The Cliff

on Oct 27, 2016

Political Cartoon is by Tom Toles in The Washington Post.


on Oct 27, 2016

Political Cartoon is by Jen Sorensen at


on Oct 27, 2016

Political Cartoon is by Pat Bagley in the Salt Lake Tribune.

This chart reflects the results of the recent Harvard University Institute of Politics Poll -- done between October 7th and 17th of a random national sample of 2,150 likely voters between 18 and 29, with a margin of error of 3.11 points.It shows that...

(The cartoon image above is from Wednesday, the United Nations passed a resolution calling on the United States to end the Cuban embargo (which has been in effect for over half a century). The vote in the U.N. General Asse...