Government

Put simply: We are for limited government that works. At TexasGOPVote, we will work as a watchdog to help our state lawmakers and our congressional delegation pull in the reins on unnecessary spending and government bureaucracy. You better believe we’ll expose politicians who seek to act outside the bounds set by the Forefathers in the Constitutions of Texas and the United States.
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The following was written by Texas Railroad Commissioner Elizabeth Ames Jones:According to Former British Prime Minister, Dame Margaret Thatcher, “Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history; America is...
National unemployment remains stubbornly high, with the latest figures for July showing 9.1 percent unemployment. Even Texas – which has done better than any other state in the nation in adding private sector jobs over the...
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Naji Filali of the Harvard Political Review interviewed me the other day. A sample:HPR: As a senior fellow at the Mises Institute, you have your fingers on the pulse of current policy debates. Which policy...
Michele Bachmann won the 2011 Ames Straw Poll with 28.6% of the vote. Below is an interview and transcript of Chris Wallace interviewing Michele Bachmann after her big win in Iowa.
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With family for dinner, I DID manage to watch the Republican debate in Iowa Thursday night. Debates always tie hands of candidates trying to distinguish themselves. Of those on the stage, I was partial to Herman Cain, who...
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Adryana Boyne is on the scene in Ames, Iowa. In the quick interview below, she asks Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum what makes him different than the other presidential candidates.
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On Thursday, August 11, on the day of the Iowa GOP Presidential Debate in Ames, Iowa, Mitt Romney encountered a few unruly, disorderly and impolite progressive liberals who made it difficult for Iowa State Fair attendees to...
Monday, I released the following statement in response to Department of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s announcement on his intention to remain in his post:America’s credit rating downgrade by Standard & Poor’s...
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RPT Chairman Steve Munisteri- In the month of July, the priority was to address the potential problem the Republican Party of Texas has relative to the selection of national convention delegates. As previously reported, in...
NRCC - As the largest foreign holder of U.S. debt, it was noteworthy last week when the Chinese government expressed its concern about rising U.S. indebtedness, stating its hope that “responsible policies” would be adopted...
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During my visit to Iowa for the Presidential Debate and Ames Straw Poll, I was very pleased to see a variety of different groups supporting Governor Rick Perry for President.At the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, an Iowan was...
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John Cornyn, U.S. Senator (Texas) and Dianne Costa, candidate for U.S. Representative, CD-25 (Texas) each made visits to drought stricken Texas agricultural areas last week and commented on the $5.2B in losses faced by Texas...
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This past legislative session, freshman State Representative Raul Torres (HD-33) introduced HB3149, legislation that would bring corporate efficiency to government agencies using the Lean Six Sigma method to eliminate waste...
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The results of the August 11, 2011 Ames Straw Poll are as follows:Candidate PercentageMichele Bachmann                     28.6%Ron Paul  27.7%Tim Pawlenty  13.6%...
Below are videos of the entire debate, split in to eight parts.
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Adryana Boyne was on the scene prior to the Fox News Presidential Debate in Ames, Iowa. In an interview below, Fox News Commentator Carl Cameron discusses the importance of the Iowa Presidential debate.
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TexasGOPVote is on the scene in Ames, Iowa as presidential hopefuls, campaign staffs, politicos, and media outlets are gearing up for the Presidential debate and Ames Straw Poll.  
Today, I issued this statement following the President’s speech today addressing Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the U.S. credit rating:Standard & Poor’s warned us in April, and again in July, that absent serious...
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A hearing before the Joint Economic Committee will be held on Wednesday on “Maximizing America’s Prosperity: How Fiscal Rules can Restrain Federal Overspending.” Republican Members of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S...
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Adryana Boyne, National Director of VOCES and VOCES Action political commentator, political consultant, and TexasGOPVote blogger, gave the keynote address at the San Antonio Tea Party's April 17th event held at Pedrotti's...

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