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The Benefits of Early Voting

Oct 10, 2014 No Comments ››

Early voting begins on Monday, October 20th and, after six years of constant attacks on President Obama and other Democrats by the Tea Party and Republicans, I am ready to cast my vote and I intend to do so early. Why? Because even though early voting residents still have to present the required IDs, it allows ...

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Wanted: A Few Good Democrats

And, Here They Are!

Sep 24, 2014 No Comments ››

In Denton County, we are fortunate to have a slate of local candidates who continue to focus on the issues that matter to local residents. Education, marriage equality, unemployment benefits, jobs, the economy, the environment, Main Street -- these are all core Democratic values; and, this year they are represented by some stellar local candidates ...

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Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs!

Sep 8, 2014 No Comments ››

One sign; two sides. Wendy Davis for Governor  on one side, and Leticia Van de Putte for Lt. Governor on the other. Two great Democratic women; one great progressive message. Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte signs are here and ready for your front yard, small business, apartment complex window, dorm room, or strip ...

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Election Season Is In Full Swing

Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ››

Election season kicked off last week with the Rally for Wendy at the University of North Library Mall. But, that was just the beginning! Phone Banks are in full operation at the DCDP offices on North Elm Street every Thursday night until the election. And, yes -- operators are standing by to take your calls and make ...

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Wendy Davis: A Governor Who Fights For ALL Texans

Sep 6, 2014 No Comments ››

She came, she saw, she captivated the crowd of about 1500 students, staff, and Denton supporters at the University of North Texas Library Mall on Friday, September 5th. Wendy Davis, Democratic candidate for Governor of Texas, took to the podium to deliver her message of inclusion clearly reflecting the make-up of the crowd as they displayed signs reading ...

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We Don’t Need Fixin’!

Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ››

The Texas Republican Party has lead the assault on LGBTQ individuals and families. Their war continues today as the state Republican convention voted to approve a platform that includes "reparative therapy" to change what is wrong with us. I've got news for the GOP. We don't need fixin'! Our Democratic nominee for Governor, Wendy Davis, has ...

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Price Too Great to End Obamacare

Nov 15, 2013 No Comments ››

The fortune in my cookie this week read, “It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.” How true for the Monday morning quarterbacking Republicans who continue the outrageous lies about the Affordable Care Act - ObamaCare. Constructive criticism can be useful, but working toward failure without first offering viable improvements blurs the line ...

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Standing for Women's Rights goes Beyond the Rally

Turning Texas Blue Goes Beyond the Rally

Aug 1, 2013 No Comments ››

While the dominantly old, white male GOP Texas legislature quietly prays that Senator Wendy Davis would take her pink shoes back to Tarrant County where they've gerrymandered her district out of existence, women are shouting "Run, Wendy, Run!" For those of us who burned our bras and marched to demand equality in the 60s and 70s, ...

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Who Is As Bad As Rick Perrry?

Jul 14, 2013 No Comments ››

In short, Attorney General Greg Abbott is as bad or worse for Texas than Governor Perry.  And Abbott's recently announced run for Governor of Texas prompts us to tell you what makes him the worse candidate for the job: Abbott believes that  district maps that discriminate against Hispanic  and African-American voters is good for Texas and ...

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Stand with Texas Women

Jul 1, 2013 No Comments ››

With the recent political events in Texas and at the federal level over the past week, many of you have contacted us to find out what you can do. Please fill out our volunteer form on the Get Involved tab.   Also check out these great links: The Lone Star Project - The Good, the Bad & the ...

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