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A Mass Texodus: Why Republicans are retiring instead of running

August 13, 2019
Republicans know Texas is a battleground state, and rather than fight a losing battle, they’re choosing to jump ship.
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Inaction makes Texas Republicans complicit in the gun violence epidemic

August 6, 2019
It’s not too soon to politicize these tragedies. It’s too late.
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ALEC is coming to Texas. Here's why that's bad.

July 31, 2019
ALEC helps corporate interests bypass the will of the people with the help of conservative lawmakers by changing the laws to benefit the wealthy.
ALEC

5 key takeaways from Robert Mueller’s testimony

July 24, 2019
We listened to hours of testimony from Robert Mueller so that you don’t have to. Here are some of the most important takeaways.
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Special Report: Fighting for fair and full representation in the 2020 census

July 16, 2019
Check out all of our content on the 2020 census and Trump's efforts to intimidate immigrants with citizenship data.
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Once again, Texas Republicans are trying to take away your health care

July 10, 2019
The Trump administration is again trying to dismantle the ACA and eliminate protections for people with pre-existing conditions with the help of the Texas GOP. 
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Education and LGBTQIA+ equality go hand-in-hand

June 28, 2019
Unions have often been some of the earliest and strongest supporters of LGBTQIA+ equality.
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Partisan gerrymandering undermines our democracy

June 27, 2019
The Supreme Court’s partisan gerrymandering ruling ignores basic fairness in elections.
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The census is safe... for now

June 27, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the reasoning for adding a citizenship question, but has not ruled it unconstitutional.
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Texas lawmakers are tainting our rainbow

June 17, 2019
Happy Pride! We've got a long way to go, Texas.
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Supreme Court: 5 Decisions We’re Awaiting in June 2019

June 10, 2019
The Court is set to decide some really important cases these next few weeks.
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Baylor must allow LGBTQIA+ students to organize

May 13, 2019
News flash Baylor, queer people exist! And they comprise your student body. Either get with the times, or you’ll be a university of the past.
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Dan Patrick objects to passing marijuana bill in Texas Senate

April 30, 2019
Texans want marijuana reform, but Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Gov. Greg Abbott are standing in the way of any real progress.
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Latest power grab by Texas Republicans takes aim at worker pay, threatens cities

April 11, 2019
Corporate and special interests are influencing our state politics by putting profits before people, and Republicans are pushing their agenda.
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Texas Senate passes license to discriminate bill

April 4, 2019
Texas Republicans may be quieter about their homophobic agenda this legislative go ‘round, but their actions make their intentions loud and clear.

All Texans deserve representation in the 2020 census

April 2, 2019
Every Texan should be counted in the 2020 census, but conservatives prefer to harm Texas’ federal funding and representation in Congress in an attempt to stick it to immigrants.
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How your vote reined in Dan Patrick’s priorities

March 21, 2019
The Texas Legislature has gone from the transphobic bathroom bill and anti-immigrant sanctuary cities ban in 2017, to school finance and property taxes in 2019. How’s that for progressives taking back Texas?
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The Texas GOP want an outright ban on abortion

March 11, 2019
Texas Republicans are trying to ban abortion entirely. We won’t let them.
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Black History Month 2019 events across Texas

February 11, 2019
Educational and celebratory events are scheduled throughout Texas for this month. Find the ones near you.
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