Led by a handful of antagonists, Tarrant County Republicans will vote in January to remove a vice chairman because he is a Muslim. Surgeon Shahid Shafi, a Southlake city councilman, is a longtime GOP activist.
Schieffer, former host of “Face the Nation,” says the election divide is not over President Trump but over ‘two very different visions’ of America. (Also, he’s not worried about CNN’s Jim Acosta getting barred from the press room.)
The city council will need all parties to come together Tuesday to bridge Fort Worth’s $1.6 billion pension shortfall. It’s our problem, and there’s no one better suited to solve it. A state fix may be more painful still.
This election should leave you aware that winning elections requires more than getting out the base. It requires expanding that base through principled leadership, Star-Telegram columnist Cynthia Allen says.
Fort Worth may not need selling, but I can make a case for making it your hometown — from the restaurants and cuisine to museums, parks, commute times, housing affordability, the climate and even the social climate.
Arlington voters may have mistaken the local term limits ballot question as a state or national issue, but otherwise they restored local representation with the election of Beverly Powell to the Texas Legislature.
Saturday Night Live comedian Pete Davidson’s tasteless joke about Texas wounded warrior Dan Crenshaw shows the Grand Canyon between our veterans and volunteer troops and the civilians they risk life and limb to protect.
Americans fought like never before in the Nov. 6 midterm election. As returns come in, we’ll need to come together as never before to support the winners and toast each other for a contest well-played on all sides.
The self-described non-politician wasted no motion or words reaching out to the unconvinced. Elections are about divisions, not unity. Trump’s strategy provides a template for his approach to re-election.
Edmund P. Van Zandt was afraid of the country-club crowd. So he wrote the oilfield novel “The Iron Orchard” under the pen name Tom Pendleton, and a son, “Marvel’s Daredevil” actor Ned Van Zandt, brings the long-overdue movie version here this week.
Fort Worth is making healthier choices in nutrition, diet and exercise, largely thanks to the Blue Zones Project. The city, chamber, health officials, restaurants and stores work together to offer a healthy lifestyle.