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 Congressional Democrats sit-in to keep guns out of the hands of terrorists
All day and night yesterday through noon today, dozens of House Democrats, led by Rep. John Lewis (GA-05), staged a sit-in on the House Floor to demand Speaker Ryan and House Republicans join us in keeping guns out of the hands of terrorists.
Texas Democrats on SCOTUS DACA/DAPA Decision
Austin, TX -- This morning, the Obama Administration immigration plan remains blocked by 4-4 Supreme Court tie and the lower court injunction remains in place.
Texas Democrats on SCOTUS Affirmative Action Decision
This morning, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 4-3 decision to uphold the Affirmative Action program at the University of Texas at Austin.