Uvalde shooting, border dominate only Texas governor debate

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday night that Texas would send busloads of migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border to more cities and Democrat challenger Beto O’Rourke pledged tighter gun laws as parents whose children were killed in the Uvalde school shooting stood outside an auditorium hosting the only debate before November’s election. The […]

Uvalde Mayor McLaughlin to O’Rourke at press conference: “You sick son of a b—h,” as Democrat disrupts Governor Abbott’s Uvalde press conference

Uvalde Mayor McLaughlin to O’Rourke at press conference: “You sick son of a b—h,” as Democrat disrupts Governor Abbott’s Uvalde press conference

Image: Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin, standing on stage with finger in air, shouted at Democrat Beto O’Rourke (back to camera) who disrupted Governor Greg Abbott’s press conference on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in Uvalde, where a tragic shooting occurred at an elementary school. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports and Associated Press Uvalde, May 26 – […]

Texas primary sets up Abbott-O’Rourke race for Governor as midterms begin

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, March 2 – Republican Governor Greg Abbott will face Democrat Beto O’Rourke after voters in Texas opened what could be a lengthy, bruising primary season poised to reshape political power from state capitals to Washington. Both easily won their party’s nomination for governor on Tuesday. Abbott is now in […]

How conservative really is Attorney General challenger Louie Gohmert? Part 2 of 2: Voting with Beto, votes for “pork”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Washington, D.C., January 11 – Congressman Louie Gohmert has a reputation as a “conservative” in the United States House of Representatives and “inside the Beltway” of Washington, D.C. Nevertheless, a closer look at his voting record reveals a strong alliance with liberal Democrat Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke, the Democrats’ standard-bearer for […]

Could Beto be back? O’Rourke mulling bid for Texas governor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — There’s no road trip, no soul searching. No beard or blogging. But Beto O’Rourke is making a political life decision again. Three years after becoming Democrats’ breakout star out of Texas, and a year removed from crashing back to Earth in a short-lived presidential run, O’Rourke is again weighing another campaign — this […]

Woodlands Township Position 5 race presents contrasting principles with deceptive democrat Gupta, conservative Republican Sekula-Gibbs facing off

Woodlands Township Position 5 race presents contrasting principles with deceptive democrat Gupta, conservative Republican Sekula-Gibbs facing off

Image: Woodlands Township Board of Directors, Position 5, candidate Shelley Sekula-Gibbs (right) with Montgomery County Republican Party Vice Chairman Reagan Reed (left) on October 16, 2019. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands and Conroe, November 3 – The Woodlands Township Board of Directors, Position 5, electoral contest has brought out two candidates who present […]

“Furtive” democrat Gupta, running for Woodlands Township Board, intentionally blocking Children’s Hope PAC political signs at polling place

“Furtive” democrat Gupta, running for Woodlands Township Board, intentionally blocking Children’s Hope PAC political signs at polling place

Image: Woodlands Township candidate Rashmi Gupta has waged a “furtive” campaign to block out all political signs of the Children’s Hope PAC, the group trying to protect children and taxpayers from Conroe ISD’s $677.3 Million bond package. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, October 29 – Rashmi Gupta, an ultraliberal democrat running for the […]

O’Rourke raises $4.5M in 3rd quarter for White House run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says he raised $4.5 million during the three-month period through September, outpacing his lackluster second-quarter total but still far less than he got at the whirlwind start of his 2020 campaign. The former Texas congressman’s campaign says it saw donations soar after the last Democratic presidential debate […]

Coming for your AR-15? O’Rourke scrambles dems’ gun message

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O’Rourke’s “hell yes” moment at the democrats’ presidential debate is scrambling his party’s message on guns. The democrats have long contended their support of gun control laws does not mean they want to take away law-abiding citizens’ firearms. But on Friday, they struggled to square that message with their presidential contender’s […]

O’Rourke makes utterly racist comment that white Americans don’t know full story of slavery, hasn’t answered whether unborn babies should receive reparations for government-sanctioned murder

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP and The Golden Hammer) — Beto O’Rourke took a path somewhat less traveled on Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina as he strives to make connections with the black voters who will play a dominant role in next year’s Southern presidential primaries.O’Rourke has […]