Austin, TX -- Earlier this month, a key GOP advisor to Dan Patrick and Greg Abbott registered a political action committee named “Boats 'N Hoes PAC.” [San Antonio Express-News, 4/16/14]
Texas Democratic Party Deputy Communications Director Lisa Paul released the following statement:
“Texas Republicans say they want to reach out to women, to be more inclusive, but actions like this reinforce a pattern of disrespect. There’s no defending the use of a derogatory and offensive term like ‘hoes’. How can women possibly take the GOP rebranding effort seriously? Their consistent contempt towards women is simply unforgivable.”
Texas Democrats statement on D.N.C. Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Austin, TX -- Today, the New York Times reported, “Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Democratic National Committee chairwoman, said on Sunday that she would step down."
Ted Cruz booed off Republican stage
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