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The Case of the Stolen Donuts

April 3, 2017
The proposed ban on straight-ticket voting may lead to renewed federal supervision of voting laws.
Glenn QR

FOX 7 Debate: ICE Retaliation Raids

March 21, 2017
A federal judge in Austin says ICE officials told him a major ICE operation was ordered because of Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez's so-called "sanctuary city" policies at the county jail.
ICE raids

Distance Between House, Senate Leaves Key Bills in Doubt

March 20, 2017
The Session at the Halfway Point: GOP Lawmakers Can't See the Forest Fires for the Trees
Distance Between House, Senate Leaves Key Bills in Doubt

Bathroom Bill Badness: $5 Million in Taxpayer Money for Sen. Lucio’s “Bathroom Bill” Yes Vote?

March 19, 2017
The lone Senate Democrat to support the “bathroom bill” was accused by many in his own party of being a “complete sellout.”
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FOX 7: Committee asks Justice Department for wiretapping evidence

March 14, 2017
The House Intelligence Committee is asking the Justice Department to provide evidence President Trump was wiretapped during the election by March 20.
Trump and Wire Tap

FOX 7 Debate: Response to Trump's Congressional Address

March 2, 2017
President Trump addressed a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night about what he wants to accomplish during his time in the White House. Our executive director Ed Espinoza discusses.
Trump's Congressional Speech

Texas Progressive Rep. Anchia Takes Incredible Stand on House Floor

March 1, 2017
On the first day of debate on the Texas House floor, Rep. Rafael Anchia (D- Dallas) took to the mic to deliver an incredibly powerful speech blasting Texas Republicans’ anti-immigrant agenda.  Watch his response to an amendment that would have barred Child Protective Services payments to any caregivers who are undocumented immigrants.
Rep. Anchia

FOX 7 Debate: Texas Republicans Targeting Teachers Paychecks

February 15, 2017
Dozens of educators and government employees went to the capitol this week to voice their opposition to Senate Bill 13, also known as the Union Dues Bill. If passed, it would eliminate some state workers' ability to use payroll deduction for union dues.
Teacher Union

CNN: SCOTUS Nominee "disheartened by attacks on the courts"

February 9, 2017
Trump's SCOTUS nominee Judge Gorsuch, behind closed doors, said he was "disheartened by attacks on the courts". Trump, of course, said the comment did not refer to his own recent insults of the courts.    Progress Texas executive director Ed Espinoza discusses the thickening plot on CNN.
CNN SCOTUS Nominee

Texas Muslim Capitol Day

January 31, 2017
Texas Muslims gathered at the Capitol to meet with legislators for an advocacy day. Thousands of peaceful protectors of all faiths stood in solidarity. #nobannowall
Texas Muslim Capitol Day

We Will Respect Trump When Trump Respects Us

January 20, 2017
Does anyone see any sign in Trump that he respects any of us, Republican, Democrat or Independent?
Inauguration 2017

Point Counter-Point: Sending a message on Trump's Inauguration

January 18, 2017
More than three dozen Democrats, including some from Texas, take a stand against Trump's agenda and boycott his inauguration. 

"Liberty and Justice for All" is not a tall tale

January 13, 2017
Demanding a fair shot for all at a life of dignity and prosperity is what progressives have been about all along

A Guide to Inauguration Resistance Events in Texas

January 13, 2017
Find an event near you and join the resistance.
Texas Inauguration Resistance Events Trump

Texas Legislative Session 101

January 10, 2017
Texas has begun its 85th legislative session. Which means? 
lege session 2017

How Rick Perry Could Save the World as Energy Secretary

January 9, 2017
The last thing we want is Perry getting close to one button or another and asking a technician, “Hey, what does this do?”

Top 10 Videos & Graphics of 2016

December 16, 2016
Check out our staff's top 10 favorite images from 2016

Top 10 Worst Texans of 2016

December 14, 2016
It doesn't get any worse than this...

Privatizing schools reroutes public money to rich, cronies

December 12, 2016
This siphoning of money from public education for all is happening at a time when Texas still falls far short of adequate funding for our children’s education.
Dan Patrick Loves Vouchers, Hates Public Schools