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Wendy Davis, and a Personal Victory

Wendy Davis had a surprisingly rough time in her Democratic primary, losing significant chunks of the more heavily Hispanic sections of Texas to her unknown, unfunded challenger. But what makes me particularly proud of this electoral map is that some of the high-and-dry counties from which the Williamson clan hails are labeled: “No D Votes.” Well done, Panhandle, well done.

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Immigration

My American Dream

This morning, at 8 a.m., I did something I’ve wanted to do for as long as I can remember: I became an American. I first applied for a visa in early 2011, and since then I have slowly worked my way through the system — first as a visa-holder, then as a permanent resident (green card), and, finally, as a ... Read More
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The Gun-Control Debate Could Break America

Last night, the nation witnessed what looked a lot like an extended version of the famous “two minutes hate” from George Orwell’s novel 1984. During a CNN town hall on gun control, a furious crowd of Americans jeered at two conservatives, Marco Rubio and Dana Loesch, who stood in defense of the Second ... Read More