Rick Noriega

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    November 10, 2008

    In Texas, Is Blue the New Red?

    Surely you've seen the stats by now: 289,092 Dallas County voters went straight-party Democrat on Tuesday, 422,242 folks filled in their bubbles blue for Obama, and even Rick Noriega bested John Cornyn here by some 82,000-plus votes. Elsewhere, Burnt Orange Report proclaimed, "The Death of Travis Co ... More >>

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    November 4, 2008

    Dallas County's Early Birds See Blue

    Brandon Thibodeaux Lowell Cannaday and Lupe Valdez during one of their debates The troops are scattered hither and yon: with the Dems at Bishop Arts, with the Republicans at the Raddison, and we've even pulled Pulle back into the fold for a night to hang with Alan Vaught at the Lakewood Tavern, hot ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008

    Cornyn-Noriega: The Other Debate

    For those who might not have caught last night's John Cornyn-Rick Noriega Senate race showdown, live from the studios of KERA, it's archived in its entirety on the public station's site. No doubt the affair, moderated in part by the pictured Shelley Kofler, was riveting; have every intention of watc ... More >>

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    October 15, 2008

    Bill Clinton Stops By Thomas Jefferson for Democratic Party Pep Rally

    Patrick Michels Bill warms up the crowd with a shout-out to Lupe Valdez A packed house last night at Thomas Jefferson High School, where Bill Clinton dropped in to rally the troops in support of U.S. Senatorial candidate Rick Noriega and, I think, Barack Obama, whose name he dropped only once. (OK, ... More >>

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    October 10, 2008

    Bill Clinton Will Be Visiting My Old High School, Thomas Jefferson, On Tuesday

    On Tuesday, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Noriega is scheduled to drop by Thomas Jefferson High School -- go, Patriots! -- with a Very Special Guest, former President Bill Clinton. Looks like Noriega's feeling pretty good about his chances against John Cornyn, who's starting to sweat a littl ... More >>

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    August 20, 2008
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    June 19, 2008


    John Cornyn doesn't need to sweat over Rick Noriega just yet

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    June 5, 2008
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    May 22, 2008

    Noriega Takes Fight for U.S. Senate to Steps of Dallas City Hall

    Rick Noriega -- beloved in his native Houston, yet all but unknown here -- brought his mounting battle to unseat Republican U.S. Senator John Cornyn to Dallas this morning. Standing outside City Hall, the Democrat and National Guard Lieutenant Colonel criticized Cornyn for “consistently voting aga ... More >>

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    April 26, 2007

    In State, But Outta Luck?

    Last week, almost 50 local high school and college students piled into a bus and headed out of town. This was no spring break beach vacation or field trip, though: The goals were purely political. The teenagers went to Austin to oppose proposals to repeal a law that allows qualified undocumented imm ... More >>

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    February 5, 2007

    Anchia to Tackle "Divisive and Misguided" Anti-Immigration Legislation

    State Representative Rafael Anchia Don't tell FrontBurner, because they'll think he's a racist, but Representative Rafael Anchia belongs to the Mexican American Legislative Caucus of the Texas House of Representatives. And last week, Anchia was named vice-chair of MALC's newly formed task force on i ... More >>