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So Much for States’ Rights: Perry Claims Trump Might Overrule States’ Renewable Energy Goals


Rick Perry, Trump’s Secretary of Energy who earlier couldn’t remember the agency’s name, announced last week that the Trump administration is having “very classified” conversations about preempting state and local support for renewable energy under the pretense of national security. Bloomberg reported: During an on-stage interview, Perry was asked if the administration would interfere with state policies requiring…

Ms. Davis Goes to Austin


It was impossible to watch the live stream of Texas State Senator Wendy Davis Tuesday night and not think of Frank Capra’s Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. But this time, instead of Jimmy Stewart playing a U.S. Senator, we had a genuine heroine, Senator Wendy Davis (D, Fort Worth), suffering all of the physical discomfort and…