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Friday, April 11th, 2014

Randian hero Ron Paul to address young libertarians at Texas State

Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, the Lake Jackson gynecologist whose three unsuccessful presidential bids galvanized adherents of undiluted Randian libertarianism, will address a convention of young conservatives this weekend in San Marcos.

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Williams, Riddle vie for votes in CD-25 GOP runoff

After the May 29 primary, Roger Williams and Wes Riddle emerged from a field of a dozen Republican candidates running for Texas' 25th Congressional District with a combined total of less than 40 percent of the vote.

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Paul joins son, Cruz at huge Austin rally

Father and son lawmakers Ron and Rand Paul, along with U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz, gathered at the Capitol on Sunday to woo Tea Party voters and remind them as the primary election draws near that —...

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Audio: Ron Paul still pushing to win Texas

Ron Paul hasn't won a single state in the 2012 Republican primary season. And yet Thursday's rally in the shadow of the LBJ Library at the University of Texas rivaled any crowds Mitt Romney or President Obama...

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Texas GOP pursuing presidential debate

The Republican Party of Texas is making plans to host a presidential debate in Texas before the May 29 primaries.

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Medina speaks at Texas State

The Republican primary race for Governor of Texas made a quick stop, albeit a quiet stop, last Thursday at Texas State, where candidate Debra Medina (R-Wharton) spoke for state sovereignty, an end to property taxes and an...

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Local Republican Party chair resigns

Hays County Republican Party officials say that chair Craig Young, a local leader of the faction that aligns itself with former presidential candidate Ron Paul, resigned his position last week.

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

TLC organizes in San Marcos convention

The Texas Liberty Campaign, an organization based on the ideals of U.S. Congressman Ron Paul, organized last weekend with a convention in San Marcos.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Tea party comes to courthouse square

Demonstrators took to the streets of San Marcos Wednesday as part of a larger effort to protest America's economic policy on tax day.

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Velte: ‘I am innocent’

Paul C. Velte IV, a former district attorney candidate charged on Friday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughter, said he is innocent of the charge and the victim of a rebellious teenager's acting out.

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