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Media MentionJune 9, 2020

Trump may compare himself to Nixon in 1968, but he really resembles Wallace

The president has employed the same kind of inflammatory language as George Wallace did in the 1968 campaign. Richard Nixon ran that year seeking the middle between the Alabama governor and Hubert Humphrey. LBJ's Paul Stekler talks about the comparison.

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Media MentionAugust 16, 2019

Opinion: Is a purple wave coming to Texas in 2020?

"Look past the presidential race and there are indications Texas is rapidly moving from red to purple politically. In just the past few weeks, three Republican congressmen in the crosshairs of Democrats have retired rather than face stiff challenges in 2020," Professor Paul Stekler argues in the Austin American-Statesman. 

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Media MentionMay 26, 2017

Gov. Abbott's gun joke to reporters: ill-timed or too far?

Celebratory target practice -- that's how Texas Governor Greg Abbott marked signing new gun-related legislation into law, but one quip about his spot-on shots has the governor taking heat.

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NewsFebruary 9, 2017

LBJ School celebrates Barbara Jordan National Forum 20th anniversary

Author Mary Beth Rogers, Texas Rep. Senfronia Thompson and “Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis” documentary screening highlight weeklong Barbara Jordan tribute, Feb. 20-24.

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Media MentionJanuary 10, 2017

Texas Democrats must appeal to white voters

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Media MentionDecember 9, 2016

Texas Democrats have a long way to go to reach Latinos

Latinos make up more than 40 percent of the Texas population, but disparity remains between that and their representation at the voting booth. Paul Stekler writes about the reasons for this disconnect, including: "If potential voters don't see the importance of voting, how it impacts their day-to-day lives, almost nothing can get them to register and vote.

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Media MentionOctober 24, 2016

Central Texans Turn Out on First Day of Early Voting

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Media MentionOctober 18, 2016

What Clinton's Texas Ad Buy Means for Election Day

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Media MentionMay 13, 2014

Stekler: Voting restrictions will not stand

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Media MentionMay 8, 2014

Variety names Paul Stekler 2014 Mentor of the Year

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