Bryan Republican Steve Ogden, who is widely respected in the state senate for his expertise on budget issues, took aim Monday at politics at the federal level — but not how some may expect from a conservative.
The chair of the powerful Senate Finance Committee said at Texas A&M that he was discouraged watching a recent GOP presidential debate when candidates were asked if they’d accept increasing taxes if they were paired with spending reductions five times greater (Ogden misspoke; it actually was 10 times greater).(Read More)
I am glad the Republicans in Austin are scared to death of the Tea Party. The Tea Party vote in the primaries.