Biden Campaign Adds 13 Staffers in Texas

Joe Biden’s Presidential campaign, flush with cash and lifted by polls that show that Texas is essentially tied, is hiring on 13 more staff members. http://www.texastribune.org/… The Democratic nominee’s latest hires, shared first with The Texas Tribune, include several experienced Democratic operatives from the state. They include Dallas Jones, a Houston political consultant who will serve…

TX-Sen: Salon, “Cornyn's ex-staffers lobbied for pharma giant accused of price-gouging COVID drugs”

From Salon: Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who has repeatedly expressed doubt about the science behind the coronavirus pandemic, has political and lobbying ties to Gilead, the pharmaceutical giant behind COVID treatment remdesivir, which lobbied the Senate as lawmakers debated the CARES Act this March. Multiple former Cornyn aides, including a former chief of staff, lobbied on behalf of…