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Forrest Wilder
News and Politics Editor, . Formerly . Piss and vinegar. Native Texan. Plus: fishing, kayaking, gardening and rock climbing.
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Bob Moore 12h
“If I go back to India, I will be tortured and killed. I can die here.” Another hunger strike at the El Paso ICE detention facility. My story for ⁦⁩.
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Forrest Wilder 11h
This is on the NYT homepage. Most Texans know what the heat index is; it's why "at least it's a dry heat" isn't something we get to say.
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Forrest Wilder 12h
Another group of Indian men in detention in El Paso are hunger striking. They say they will be on strike until they are released or are dead. “If I go back to India, I will be tortured and killed. I can die here,” Kumar Ajay, 33, told
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Alexa Ura 18h
For the record — State Rep. Phil King, chair of the House Redistricting Committee, told me this weekend that he has no plans to change the way Texas redraws political districts (using total population) even if gets more citizenship data.
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Forrest Wilder Jul 16
Replying to @richardparkertx
pretty much any of them!
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Forrest Wilder Jul 16
none of you people read the article, did you
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Forrest Wilder Jul 16
Replying to @Forrest4Trees
y'all did it!
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Forrest Wilder Jul 16
three followers away from 10k. come on beto ratio-ers, get me there!
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Forrest Wilder Jul 16
getting ratioed by Angry Bae-to 2020 is why i got into this line of work
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Forrest Wilder Jul 16
i'm in the tank for marianne, tbh
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Forrest Wilder Jul 16
you're so salty
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Forrest Wilder Jul 16
It may be time for to consider dropping out of the presidential race, but does he still have the mojo and goodwill to run for the Senate? considers the sad, sad state of Beto's presidential bid
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Forrest Wilder Jul 15
She threatened to run against Sen. Whitmire during a Senate hearing a few months ago. IIRC, his response was "Be my guest." Perhaps she's taking him up on the challenge?
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Forrest Wilder Jul 15
Replying to @by_jmiller
everything i know i learned in 1982
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Forrest Wilder Jul 15
Texas tough, machine-gun bacon, rednecks in bass boats
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Forrest Wilder Jul 15
Replying to @by_jmiller
i doubt it
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Forrest Wilder Jul 15
Beto hasn't reported his fundraising numbers for this quarter. I wonder why...
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Forrest Wilder Jul 15
It can be hard to keep up with everything happening at the border. has you covered with this occasional (frequent, these days) round-up
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Rep. Pete Olson Jul 15
The Tweet President Trump posted over the weekend about fellow Members of Congress are not reflective of the values of the 1,000,000+ people in Texas 22. We are proud to be the most diverse Congressional district in America. I urge our President immediately disavow his comments.
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Forrest Wilder Jul 12
Replying to @SenTedCruz @chiproytx
This is the same Ted Cruz who memorized the Constitution in high school and traveled Texas with a group of extremely cool teens called the Constitutional Corroborators who used a mnemonic device (“TCCNCCPCC pawn momma run") to recite the Constitution. What happened, man?
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