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Updated: 15 years 2 weeks ago

Houston Chronicle: Area Democrats call prescription plan 'nightmare'

December 14, 2005 - 11:01am
House members ask Congress to clear up Medicare confusion before May 15 deadline
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Austin American-Statesman: Supreme Court to review Texas congressional districts

December 14, 2005 - 11:01am
Decision to take case is hailed by lawyers for minorities and Democrats, who call redistricting illegal.
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Houston Chronicle: Hernandez zeroing in on education, air quality

December 14, 2005 - 11:01am
Ana Hernandez, the 27-year-old attorney who just won a seat in the state House representing east Houston and Pasadena, said she'll start working immediately...
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AP: Court Agrees to Review Texas Redistricting

December 14, 2005 - 11:01am
The Supreme Court said Monday it would consider the constitutionality of a Texas congressional map engineered by Rep. Tom DeLay that helped Republicans gain seats in Congress.
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AP: Former state representative Garfield Thompson dies

December 14, 2005 - 11:01am
Former state Rep. Garfield Thompson, who became known as a tireless advocate for veterans, minorities and the working class, has died. He was 89.
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DMN Editorial: Texas' Remap Mess: Supreme Court should hear redistricting case

December 14, 2005 - 11:01am
This one-two is mystifying and troubling: While President Bush pledged last week to renew the Voting Rights Act, his Justice Department appointees were caught taking scissors to that very law.
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SAEN: DeLay trial is still on

December 14, 2005 - 11:01am
A San Antonio judge... ordered the GOP congressman to stand trial next year on the more serious money laundering charges.
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DeLay to Stand Trial

December 14, 2005 - 11:01am
Judge Upholds Money Laundering charges. read more...
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Craddick's leadership is the cause of our problem

December 14, 2005 - 11:01am
Now that we've all had a chance to absorb the true text of the Texas Supreme Court's ruling on public school finance, the message is clear - nothing has changed.
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