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Politics
5:23 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Gail Collins To Speak In Louisville Thursday

New York Times national columnist Gail Collins speak tomorrow night at the Louisville Free Public Library.

Collins will discuss her new book, As Texas Goes…, which looks at how Texas has historically influenced federal government policies but in recent years has been a hotbed of anti-Washington sentiment.

Collins said she decided to write the book after attending a Tea Party rally in 2009.

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Local News
4:35 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Columnist Gail Collins: As Texas Goes, So Goes the Nation

The Tea Party, No Child Left Behind and financial deregulation are just a few of many concepts that have roots in Texas.

A new book by New York Times national columnist Gail Collins, entitled, As Texas Goes… looks into how much of this country’s political agenda, and anti-Washington sentiment, was shaped in the Lone Star State.