Establishment Insensitivity, The Real RINOs, And Cruz's Real Compassionate Conservatism

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I don’t like to use these terms because they are unclearly and differently used and understood. But I hope to clarify them. Though I will discuss them in separate parts, I have thrown three considerations under one title because they are essential considerations in the current Republican presidential nominating process. Read more »

Lt. Governor Patrick Launches Initiative To Enhance Classroom To Career Transition

HOUSTON – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced a major workforce development initiative that bridges the gap between the classroom and the interview room. Read more »

President Obama’s Proposed Tax is an Assault on American Energy and American Families

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President Obama’s proposed tax on oil is an egregious tax hike on American families and an attack on American energy.

The Case For Marco Rubio

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Many friends have supported Donald Trump or Ted Cruz, and I understand the appeals of both candidates, but in my opinion, Marco Rubio gives us the best chance to win. Below I explain why. Read more »

Young Democrats Flock to Bernie Sanders, Spurning Hillary Clinton’s Polish and Poise

Ted Wins Iowa; Trump Cries

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Ted Cruz came out winning the Iowa caucuses on Monday, February 1. The pundits were predicting a ‘close’ tie between Cruz and Donald Trump. The polls, before the caucuses, read Trump, Cruz, Marco Rubio and Ben Carson in that order.

RCP Average 1/24 – 1/31
Trump 28.6
Cruz 23.9
Rubio 16.9
Carson 7.7
Paul 4.1
Bush 4.1
Huckabee 3.1
Kasich 2.9
Fiorina 2.6
Christie 2.4
Santorum 1.1 Read more »

A Look At the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Now that the Iowa caucuses are over, I will begin with who I didn’t support and why. First, there is Jeb Bush. Bush is a good guy who had a conservative record as a governor but throughout this campaign, he never got good traction and the first reason was simply his last name. Read more »

Using New Tools to Fight Human Trafficking

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Earlier this year, U.S. Marshals announced the arrest of Rosain Moreno, a 27-year-old Pennsylvania man, who allegedly convinced a 13-year-old girl to run away from her parents and travel with him to South Carolina.

Iowa Caucus Follow Up

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I knew something unexpected was about to happen in Iowa at our caucus. Our precinct was expecting 170 but 240 showed up. Conventional wisdom stated that this should benefit Trump, but our precinct saw something different happen: Rubio won. Something big was happening. Read more »

Vote to Override the President’s Veto and Repeal ObamaCare

Yesterday I issued the following statement after voting to override President Obama’s veto on H.R. 3762, legislation to repeal ObamaCare and defund Planned Parenthood: Read more »

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