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Videos: Political Parties

Ben Barnes on the need for Democrats to be pro-business
Democratic stalwart Ben Barnes illustrates moderate positions commonly expressed among Texas Democrats.
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section 2.3
Roger Cook on hunting 'Republicans in Name Only' (RINOs)
Some delegates to the 2002 Texas Republican Party Convention in Dallas were determined to place pressure on moderates they called 'Republicans in Name Only.' Here a delegate discuss opposition to the so-called 'RINOs.'
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section 5.2
Getting involved: joining the party
Getting involved: joining the party
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section 1.0
Getting involved: joining the party
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section 5.1
Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson on being African American in the Republican Party.
Wallace Jefferson, Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, discusses the dynamics of being African-American in the Republican Party.
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section 8.0
Molly Beth Malcolm on the Texas Dem. Party organization
Molly Beth Malcolm describes the organization of the Texas Democratic Party.
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section 5.0
Geanie Morrison on allegiance to Republican Party
State Representative Geanie Morrison (R-Victoria) discusses her allegiance to Republican Party.
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section 4.2
Rick Perry speaks at Republican convention.
Governor Rick Perry reaches out to black Republican Convention delegates in 2004.
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section 8.0
Ann Richards on the the rise of the Republican Party
Ann Richards on attempts by liberal Democrats to drive conservatives from the Texas Democratic Party
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section 4.1
Former governor Ann Richards discusses the diversity of interests in the Democratic Party and the problems this diversity poses for party unity.
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section 8.0
Sputnik on the Biker Caucus of Democratic Party
Sputnik talks about Biker Caucus support for Molly Beth Malcolm.
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section 6.3
Jeffrey Tulis interprets the role of parties
UT Government Professor Jeffrey Tulis provides his interpretation of the role of parties in the US.
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section 5.0
Mark White on speaking Spanish, importance of Mexican Americans
Mark White illustrates political leaders' attention to demographic change in Texas.
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section 7.3

Features: Political Parties

Yellow Dog and Blue Dog Democrats
Yellow Dog and Blue Dog Democrats
section 3.4
Decline of Democratic dominance in Texas
Decline of Democratic dominance in Texas
section 4.1
Ideology in the Texas Congressional Delegation
Ideology in the Texas Congressional Delegation
section 4.2
Increase in Republican elected officials
Increase in Republican elected officials
section 4.2
The rise of the Republican South
The rise of the Republican South
section 4.2
The Texas Delegation to the United States House of Representatives 1845-2013
The Texas Delegation to the United States House of Representatives 1845-2013
section 1.1
Party identification in Texas
Party identification in Texas
section 6.0
Party organization in Texas
Party organization in Texas
section 6.3
Suggestions for organizing your precinct
Suggestions for organizing your precinct
section 6.4
Weblogs: participatory, online forums
Weblogs: participatory, online forums
section 6.6
Texas Party Identification and Ideology (October 2012)
Texas Party Identification and Ideology (October 2012)
section 2.0
Demographics of race and ethnicity in Texas
Demographics of race and ethnicity in Texas
section 5.1
Money and votes in Texas
Money and votes in Texas
section 4.0

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