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Past articles by Dave:

Texas Republicans Could be Losing Big Business

As they lose sway among Texas Republicans, big businesses should try something radical: an alliance with Democrats. → Read More

Texas Republicans Could be Losing Big Business

As they lose sway among Texas Republicans, big businesses should try something radical: an alliance with Democrats. → Read More

A House Divided

The country’s sharp divisions on immigration roil the Texas House on its first big day. → Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Guns in Texas

Plus the answers to a few things you've probably never thought about. → Read More

The Ted Offensive

Ted Cruz is rising in the polls, but what is his real message? → Read More

Texas Official Gives Hints of Evidence Against Planned Parenthood

Stuart Bowen says the inquiry of Planned Parenthood is based, in part, on new evidence from a whistleblower. → Read More

Did Texas Pre-Judge Planned Parenthood?

Texas may have presumed Planned Parenthood guilty of Medicaid fraud. → Read More

Ahmed Mohamed: His Clock and the Culture of Hysteria

What the story of Ahmed Mohamed and his clock tells us about our culture of hysteria. → Read More

The Latest Planned Parenthood Dustup

Why Texas may have a hard time removing Planned Parenthood from Medicaid. → Read More

The Latest Planned Parenthood Dustup

Why Texas may have a hard time removing Planned Parenthood from Medicaid. → Read More

Wendy Davis Surfaces

In two recent interviews, the defeated Democrat discusses what went wrong in 2014. → Read More

Rick Perry: An Appreciation

Perry left his second presidential run on his own terms. That alone is a victory. → Read More

At Least One Person Didn't Like the Worst List

The lieutenant governor responds to our selections. → Read More

The Best and Worst Legislators 2015

New guv, new lite guv, new attorney general, new committee chairs: the Eighty-fourth Legislature had a lot to prove. So how well did its members do? → Read More

On Shaky Ground

So what’s with all those earthquakes in North Texas? Is fracking really to blame? Let us give you a visual. → Read More

Editor Dave Mann Says Good-bye to the Observer

On my last day after nearly 12 years at the Observer, I'm feeling a little wistful and nostalgic. → Read More

Filibuster May Have Set Texas Democrats Up for Failure

The Wendy Davis filibuster started a cascade of events that made the 2014 election especially bad for Texas Democrats. → Read More

Why Can't Texas Democrats Win?

Why can't Texas Democrats win statewide races? Other deeply Republican states like Oklahoma and Mississippi have elected Democrats to statewide office. → Read More

Jury Begins Deliberations in Ed Graf Re-trial

The jury has begun deliberating the fate of Ed Graf, a Waco man being re-tried on controversial arson charges. Graf has spent 25 years in prison. → Read More

At Ed Graf Trial, Prosecutors Rely on Circumstantial Evidence

On day two of Ed Graf's re-trial in Waco, the prosecution began laying out its circumstantial evidence. → Read More