Democratic National Committee

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    The Fight For Pride Week (Part 4)

    Part four in a series for Houston Pride Week. Once formed, "The Caucus" as the Houston LGBT Political Caucus became known quickly organized a series of actions that would see the political power of the LGBT community expand exponentially. By the end of the decade, even straight candidates would see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Five Musicians Who Should Be In the New Star Wars Films

    The last few weeks, Internet rumors about Florence Welch being cast in the newest Star Wars film have exploded like the Death Star. The film is in its earliest creative stages, and won't have geeks lining up at theaters until 2015. Still, it's natural to start getting itchier than Chewbacca's flea-c ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012

    Your Gonzo Guide to the Republican National Convention

    From cash-hungry strippers to protesters dressed as vaginas.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Dems Dream Of A Blue Texas As They Convene In Houston

    For people who've been losing Texas elections pretty consistently since the `80s, Democrats at the Democratic State Convention officially kicking off today in downtown Houston are surprisingly upbeat. That's because many of them are expecting the tide to turn in Texas politics, maybe not today or to ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2011

    Turkeys of the Year 2011

    We combed through an abundance of riches this year to bring you the best of the worst

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Honoring Barbara Jordan's 75th Birthday: Five Video Clips

    Starting tomorrow, Texas Southern University will begin a year-long celebration of what would be the 75th birthday of alumna Barbara Jordan. Jordan was steeped in Houston, a Wheatley High grad who represented the Fifth Ward in Congress throughout the '70s. Here are five video clips of her career: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Breathe Easy, Houston: We're Not Getting The GOP Convention

    ​Yesterday we noted that respected national publication Hotline had reported that Houston was one of four finalists for the 2012 GOP convention. Naturally, this caused much panic among  those people who aren't the kind to listen to Glenn Beck and nod their head saying "Damn, that man makes se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Democratic National Committee (Of Course) Plans To Hold Its Next National Meeting In a Traitorous State That Hates America

    It stands to reason that when a socialist, fascist-dominated communist organization plans a big meeting, they're going to hold it in a place that so hates America its governor has expressed a desire to leave it.No, not Alaska -- it was the governor's Husband, not the governor, who belonged to a grou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    ACL Notebook Dump, Pt. 1: Gentrification, Acid, Obama Shirts and More

    Photo by L.A. Reno Alejando Escovedo brought the DNC to ACL. Thursday, Noise requisitioned a standard-size (4X8 inches) reporter's notebook from the Press supply cache. Sunday night, slumping his worn-out ass into the press camp as Foo Fighters took the "Long Road to Ruin," he had more than 60 page ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2008

    Protests Against ExxonMobil, But Not In Houston

    The Democratic National Committee launched the first web ad for the Exxon-McCain Campaign today, a campaign that protests McCain’s much-too-close ties to big oil. (You can see the ad here.) Along with the web ad, there’s a National Day of Action planned (kinda). Activists across the country are ... More >>

  • Music

    August 12, 2004

    Songs Of Freedom

    Perhaps the candidates running in the 2004 election could use some help selecting their campaign music

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Turkeys of the Year

    The worst flock-ups of 2003, starting with Big Tom himself

  • News

    October 23, 2003

    Cockeyed Campaign Gambits

    A Republican runs on Lee Brown's coattails

  • News

    August 2, 2001


    Pull Back the Cover, Bellaire Brats, Do It Yourself

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Mid-Summer Daydreams

    The Democratic Party chief is full of promises -- and attitude

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Democrat

    Billie McClain Carr, the long-serving Democratic National Committeewoman from Houston

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Billie's Last Convention Summer

    The queen of Texas liberals hands over her reign

  • News

    September 30, 1999
  • News

    June 3, 1999

    Shiner Bach

    They cuss. They wear tattoos. They play the cello.

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    The Party Boys

    Politics pulls out the hard "soft" cash, Houston-style

  • News

    October 30, 1997
  • News

    November 14, 1996