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This Saturday: Are Super PACs Good For Democracy?

This Saturday at 6 PM (Sept 29), tune in for Intelligence Squared U.S. The product of two court decisions, Citizens United and SpeechNow.org v. FEC, Super PAC spending is on course to make 2012 the most expensive presidential election in history. These supercharged political action … Continue reading

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Cancer Votes in Marfa

NWS 120925 Cancer Votes Stonelake Cancer Votes is working to make Cancer a national priority on a legislative level. KRTS caught up with them during their late September tour through West Texas at a community meeting at the Cowboy Church … Continue reading

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This Saturday: Seeking Civility in Political Discourse

In the midst of an intense presidential campaign, 80 percent of Americans find political campaigns uncivil and 85 percent say that politics in general is becoming more uncivil.  Red or blue, how can we seek civility in political discourse? Tune in this … Continue reading

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Listen to Live Coverage of the DNC from NPR

Join NPR this evening (Wednesday, Sept 5) starting at 7 PM CST for live coverage of the Democratic National Convention from NPR. LISTEN NOW Wednesday night’s speakers include former President Bill Clinton, Georgetown Law Center graduate Sandra Fluke, Massachusetts Senate … Continue reading

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Listen to Live Coverage of the RNC from NPR

Join NPR this evening (Thursday, Aug 30) starting at 7 PM CST for live coverage of the Republican National Convention from NPR. LISTEN NOW Tonight’s speakers at the RNC include Mike Huckabee, John McCain, Condoleezza Rice, and Susana Martinez, with headliner … Continue reading

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Congressman speaks at RNC

U.S. Representative Francisco Canseco speaks today (Tuesday, August 28) at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. Canseco represents the 23rd District of Texas, the Congressional district that spans the border from San Antonio to Far West Texas, encompassing the … Continue reading

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July 31 Runoff Election Results

(August 1) Alpine’s Pete Gallego defeated San Antonio’s Ciro Rodrigues for the democratic nomination for the 23rd congressional district. Gallego will challenge Republican Congressman Francisco “Quico” Canseco” in the general election. Former State Solicitor General Ted Cruz defeated Lieutenant Governor … Continue reading

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July 31st Runoff Election: Where to Vote

Marfa Public Radio encourages our listeners to vote in today’s runoff election. Polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM today across West Texas. Early voting turnout in the area, especially in Presidio County and Jeff Davis County, has … Continue reading

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Early Voting Ends Friday, July 27

Have you voted yet? Early voting for the July 31 primaries ends on Friday, July 27. Here’s where you can vote today. Polls are open until 5 PM. Brewster County  – Brewster County Tax Office in Alpine Presidio County – Presidio … Continue reading

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Bustamante endorses Rodriguez over Gallego

On Thursday (June 7), John Bustamante will endorse Ciro Rodgriguez over Pete Gallego in the runoff for the Democratic Party nomination for U.S. Congress. The contest for the Democratic Party primary on May 29 for U.S. Congress was a close … Continue reading

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