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Rio Grande Valley voters protest ‘Sucio Lucio’ ahead of March Primary

February 12, 2020
Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. has a 30-year record of putting extremist politics before constituents.

Alerta de Respaldo Político: Ruben Cortez es el luchador que el Valle se merece en el Senado estatal

February 6, 2020
Mientras tanto, el "demócrata" Eddie Lucio Jr. se pone del lado del gobernador republicano Greg Abbott y Donald Trump en un tema tras otro.
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Endorsement Alert: Ruben Cortez is the fighter the RGV deserves in the State Senate

February 6, 2020
Meanwhile “Democratic” incumbent Eddie Lucio Jr. sides with Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Donald Trump on issue after issue.
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Texas’ dangerous anti-abortion ordinances are misleading and unconstitutional

February 4, 2020
Abortion advocates and community leaders are fighting back against these local ordinances and demonstrating our collective power.
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Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez

January 30, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
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Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate MJ Hegar

January 30, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, MJ Hegar, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
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Endorsement Alert: Jessica Cisneros represents a new generation of leaders that are much needed in Texas and in Congress

January 29, 2020
Meanwhile “Democratic” incumbent Henry Cuellar’s positions would give him a passing grade on any Republican scorecard.
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Certified Progressive 2020: Our 10 point values questionnaire

January 23, 2020
Working with a coalition of partners from around the state, we work on issues that are important to a growing majority of people in our state.

As 'Roe' hangs in the balance, Texas must elect more women

January 21, 2020
Texas women have led the fight for abortion access, and voters have the power to fight anti-abortion extremists in November.
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Women’s Marches across Texas will rally thousands of voters ahead of 2020 election

January 16, 2020
Texans are gathering to rally for equality, abortion access, immigration reform, climate change, and more.
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Longtime-Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. misses RGV candidate forum, fails to show up for Texas women

December 18, 2019
State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. (D-Brownsville) failed to show up to a Planned Parenthood Texas Votes SD 27 candidate forum. Candidates Ruben Cortez and Sara Stapleton-Barrera did.
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Best & Worst Texas Moments of 2019

December 18, 2019
From the Texas Legislature, to ALEC in Austin, and the 2019 elections, there were plenty of options to choose from this year.
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What are the standards for abortion access while incarcerated in Texas?

November 19, 2019
The right to have an abortion should be a normal part of health care when experiencing incarceration, but access doesn’t look the same inside every Texas county jail.
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Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate Amanda Edwards

November 12, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, Amanda Edwards, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
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Why repealing Hyde isn’t enough to expand Medicaid coverage for abortion

October 22, 2019
Beyond the recent bans, there have been institutional barriers in place to keep low-income people and people of color from accessing abortion services.
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Democratic debate finally discusses abortion

October 16, 2019
The Democratic presidential candidates finally discussed abortion at length in October’s debate.
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Rights at Stake: Supreme Court cases progressives should be watching

October 15, 2019
The Court is set to hear arguments and rule on important issues that will impact our rights during this term. Here are the cases we’ll be watching.
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Supreme Court takes on first abortion access case since Kavanaugh (updated)

October 9, 2019
We’ve fought this case before with The People’s Filibuster, and now it’s time to fight again.
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10 #DemDebateTX takeaways from Houston

September 13, 2019
Hosting the third debate reinforces how big of a role Texas will play in 2020.
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Progressive issues are mainstream issues - even in Texas!

September 11, 2019
Democrats have the opportunity to lead with values and conviction in 2020, and in doing that, they’ll be expressing the values of many Texas voters, too.
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