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The Back Mic: An Overview of This Week’s Political Endorsements

The Back Mic: An Overview of This Week’s Political Endorsements

McKenzie Taylor January 24, 2020
In this week's edition of The Back Mic, we take a look at a flurry of political endorsements that occurred this week as the primary season gears up.
Chris Putnam Primary Bid Receives Big Endorsement, Attack Ads Purchased Targeting Rep. Kay Granger

Chris Putnam Primary Bid Receives Big Endorsement, Attack Ads Purchased Targeting Rep. Kay Granger

Daniel Friend January 23, 2020
Conservative powerhouse Club for Growth endorsed Rep. Kay Granger's (R-TX-12) primary challenger, Chris Putnam, as another PAC purchased an advertisement attacking the incumbent.
Trump Administration Announces New WOTUS Rule

Trump Administration Announces New WOTUS Rule

Brad Johnson January 23, 2020
The new "waters of the U.S." rule has been years in the making and will go into effect 60 days from its publication in the Federal Register.
Waymo Announces Testing of Self-Driving Cars in Texas

Waymo Announces Testing of Self-Driving Cars in Texas

Brad Johnson January 23, 2020
Some Texans may soon see driverless cars maneuvering their way through traffic as Waymo will test its new models on West Texas freeways.
Sen. Ted Cruz Starts Impeachment Podcast with The Daily Wire’s Michael Knowles

Sen. Ted Cruz Starts Impeachment Podcast with The Daily Wire’s Michael Knowles

Brad Johnson January 23, 2020
A new, right-off-the-senate-floor podcast on impeachment was launched yesterday by Sen. Ted Cruz and commentator Michael J. Knowles.
Healthcare After Obamacare Highlighted by Rep. Roy, Others at TPPF Panel

Healthcare After Obamacare Highlighted by Rep. Roy, Others at TPPF Panel

Brad Johnson January 22, 2020
The healthcare panel at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's annual summit highlighted key policies participants believe will drive down costs and improve quality of care were Obamacare to be repealed.
West Texas Republicans Vie for Congressional Nomination at Granbury Forum

West Texas Republicans Vie for Congressional Nomination at Granbury Forum

Daniel Friend January 22, 2020
Ten Republican candidates vying to represent the 11th Congressional District presented their ideas at a forum in Granbury on Tuesday night.
Supreme Court Denies California-Led Petition to Expedite Obamacare Ruling

Supreme Court Denies California-Led Petition to Expedite Obamacare Ruling

Brad Johnson January 22, 2020
The Supreme Court has not yet decided if it will take up the latest effort to strike down Obamacare — only that it will not consider the case in this term.
Panther Island Gets Another $1 Million to Stay Afloat, Reportedly Still in Design Phase 13 Years Later

Panther Island Gets Another $1 Million to Stay Afloat, Reportedly Still in Design Phase 13 Years Later

Sarah McConnell January 22, 2020
The Panther Island Project in Fort Worth has been issued an additional $1 million by the Tarrant Regional Water District. This comes just days after reports that the project could still be in its design phase.

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