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We know who Trump is, but Who are we?

March 5, 2018
The urgent questions facing us, then, are not about Trump’s next report card. They are about our next report cards.

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.

Guns & Politics, The Great American Misfire

February 16, 2018
Money has stifled a meaningful conversation on guns in American life, and on other issues as well.

Statewide Endorsements

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

I am America, and I Have a Secret Memo Right Here in My Coat Pocket

February 5, 2018
Pool transcript of President Donald Trump’s monologue

Abbott Willing to Burn Down the House to Keep Himself Warm

February 5, 2018
Did you ever try to put out a fire with a promise?

Austin Poised to Be First Texas City with Paid Sick Days Policy

February 2, 2018
All workers should be able to earn paid sick days. And Austin is doing something about it.
Paid Sick Days Austin

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

Dear Democratic Party: Abortion Is a Priority, Not a Bargaining Chip

January 22, 2018
An open letter to the DNC, Democratic elected officials, and state and local Democratic party organizations across the country.
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Democracy? Bag it, say the Republicans

January 22, 2018
Why is the GOP so obsessed with plastic bags?