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‘Gingrich Senators’ Behind Washington’s Legislative Gridlock, Research Shows

‘Gingrich Senators’ Behind Washington’s Legislative Gridlock, Research Shows

A University of Texas at Austin government professor argues in his new book that rising polarization in the U.S. Senate has been caused almost entirely by a particular breed of Republican lawmakers known as the “Gingrich senators.”

McCain Ahead of Obama in Texas; 23 Percent Believe Obama is Muslim, Poll Shows

John McCain leads Barack Obama by a 51 to 40 percent margin among registered voters in Texas, with 8 percent still undecided, according to a statewide poll conducted by the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government at The University of Texas at Austin. The poll surveyed 550 registered voters in Texas Oct. 15-22, and…   » Continue Reading