Editorials

Editorials

Energy or experience? A Democratic winner needs both

Two informed, passionate Democrats are vying for the right to face state Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville, in the fall election for Texas Senate District 10. One exudes confident energy; the other has experience and service in her resume. The nominee will need both to be competitive in the general election.

Editorials

Burton, tell voters where you stand

In 2014, Texas Rep. Konni Burton told Senate District 10 in Tarrant County away from Democrats. She’ll be a tough opponent for the Democratic nominee in the fall, but she will have to answer questions she currently sidesteps.

Editorials

Tarrant wins if Granger ascends

News that U.S. Rep. Kay Granger is going to vie for chair of the House Appropriations Committee next year, one of the most powerful jobs in Congress, is exciting news for anyone working on a major Tarrant County project that relies on federal funding.

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Character matters

Politics is a contact sports in Texas and many other places. But candidates for office need to be dignified and shouldn’t stoop to the lowest common denominator of behavior.

Editorials

Etta Hulme: A Star-Telegram icon

Etta Hulme, the late editorial cartoonist at the Star-Telegram, loved to ruffle feathers. She now has an exhibit. The newspaper will feature Hulme’s cartoons each Sunday in the coming weeks.

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