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Mustafa Tameez

Political consultant


Mustafa Tameez, a Houston-based Democratic political strategist, is the founder and managing director of the communications firm Outreach Strategists.

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What the 1824 election can teach us about 2016

The candidates have beat and pilloried one another with innuendo, mud, slander, gossip — and sometimes even a little truth. But think of how odd it would be if, after all that, neither one of our major candidates gets a majority of electoral votes? It's happened before.

How to accelerate the Texas economy

Lawmakers have found more funding for our roads and highways, but it’s not enough. A temporary gas tax increase pegged to the price at the pump would fill that hole — and help put laid-off Texans back to work.