Topic: U.S. Senate

'Gingrich Senators' Behind Washington's Legislative Gridlock, Research Shows

June 10, 2013

A University of Texas at Austin government professor argues in his new book that rising polarization in the U.S. Senate has been caused almost entirely by a particular breed of Republican lawmakers known as the "Gingrich senators."

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McCain Ahead of Obama in Texas; 23 Percent Believe Obama is Muslim, Poll Shows

Oct. 30, 2008

John McCain leads Barack Obama by a 51 to 40 percent margin among registered voters in Texas, with 8 percent still undecided, according to a statewide poll conducted by the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government at The University of Texas at Austin. The poll surveyed 550 registered voters in Texas Oct. 15-22, and had a margin of error of 4.2 percent.

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