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Weekend link dump for January 7

Hope the new year doesn’t already suck for you. The ten worst things Scott Pruitt’s EPA has already done. “How disinformation will be deployed in 2018 and beyond is unclear. What is clear, however, is that the Kremlin believes its efforts to sow chaos in the American political process, which it has continued to hone […]

Interview season begins tomorrow

We’re a month into primary season, and we’re also six weeks out from the start of early voting. You know what I did over Christmas vacation? I interviewed a bunch of candidates, that’s what. You will begin to see the results of that labor tomorrow, with more to come. Doing a bunch of interviews is […]

Julian Castro’s new PAC

Good to see. Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Juli├ín Castro will launch a political action committee on Tuesday that aims to support Democratic Party efforts to take control of the U.S. House and groom younger candidates. Castro’s PAC, Opportunity First, will have three aims: gaining Democratic control of the House, making headway […]

Darian Ward

I shake my head. Mayor Sylvester Turner on Wednesday staunchly defended his press secretary’s job performance following her recent two-week suspension for conducting personal business on city time and failing to turn over public records requested by a local journalist. Turner also lectured reporters on the newsworthiness of the city’s disciplinary action against Darian Ward, […]