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Why the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census Is Dumb

March 27, 2018
It's a blatant move by conservatives to scare immigrant communities and could undercount populations for congressional reapportionment.
2020 census citizenship

Democratic midterm turnout high, Republicans not so much

February 26, 2018
The Democratic growth is fueled by a new base of voters and an enthusiastic base of existing ones.

Statewide Endorsements

February 16, 2018
The Progress Texas board of directors has opted to endorse a slate of candidates in the Democratic primary.

Beto O'Rourke on the Rise, Ted Cruz Approval Rating Lower Than Alabama's Roy Moore

January 24, 2018
Ted Cruz's approval ratings are in the cellar, and the more people get to know Beto O'Rourke, the more they like him.
Beto O'Rourke

The path forward is to turn LEFT

October 27, 2017
Simply being against the other guys isn't enough, we need candidates that truly connect with our progressive values
Left Turn Only

Special Report: Flipping Texas in 2018

October 27, 2017
Our case for Democratic victory in Texas

Digital Killed the Video Star

October 27, 2017
The benefits of online media are such that everyone campaign should be taking it seriously

The Texas Republican vote has been virtually stagnant for 12 years

October 25, 2017
Republicans are stuck in the mud and voter trends indicate that Democrats are about to pass them by

Drop-Off Voting: Millennials, Gen X can flip Texas in 2018

October 24, 2017
If we can stem the tide of drop-off voting by even a third, then we can end the stranglehold that Republicans have on Texas.
Drop off voters

Texas: 2016 first-time votes favored Democrats by margin of 5-to-1

October 20, 2017
Much of the state's voter growth has come from 2012 to 2016 - and continues to heavily favors Democrats

There are Two Sleeping Giants in Texas

October 13, 2017
More than 1.8 million people who cast ballots were new voters in 2016

Resist Trump’s Cruel DREAMer Decision

September 5, 2017
Call Cruz, Cornyn, and your congressperson
Stand with DREAMers

Ted Cruz Meets Betrayal

July 28, 2017
Betrayal is when you represent the state with the highest rate of uninsured in the nation
Ted Cruz

The Importance of Planting Lightning Rods

July 28, 2017
The ACA wasn't saved overnight – it happened after seven months of sustained progressive resistance.
ACA Saved

Gov. Absent and the Curious Case of Stagnant Republican Voter Growth

July 13, 2017
This week Texas Governor Greg Abbott will announce his plans to run for re-election in Texas. He will have little to show for it.

Voting Rights, Shmoting Rights: Updates To Texas Voting Laws

June 2, 2017
Texas does not have a great record when it comes to voter participation - and it seems that some politicians would like to keep it that way.
Vote

Updated: Texas voter ID law allows gun licenses, not Student ID's

May 25, 2017
Republican Voter ID laws: better on a bumper sticker than they are in real life.

The Fight for Progress in 2016

December 7, 2016
How YOU are helping us build a stronger Texas