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How Ted Cruz is Avoiding Debating Beto in the Most Cruz-ish Way

July 16, 2018
The Cruz campaign responded to the O’Rourke campaign’s second debate request with a level of condescension and avoidance typical of Ted Cruz.
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How Texas' Fake Health Clinics (and Republican Politicians) Are Lying to Women

June 26, 2018
The US Supreme Court handed a big loss to women trying to get medically accurate information on all their reproductive health care options. In Texas, fake clinics outnumber real abortion clinics by a huge margin. And the lies don’t stop there.
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Five Fast Facts on Trump's Kidnapping of Immigrant Children

June 19, 2018
The Trump administration is pushing around a lot of lies and misinformation about their "zero tolerance" and family separation policies.
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Silence of the Wolves

June 18, 2018
Donald Trump has begun a policy of kidnapping immigrant children from their mothers and fathers and placing them in internment camps. In Texas.
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Texas Reproductive Health & Justice Groups File Historic Lawsuit to Dismantle Web of Abortion Restrictions

June 14, 2018
Five years after the historic People’s Filibuster, the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement in Texas is taking the fight to anti-abortion politicians with a groundbreaking legal challenge - the People’s Lawsuit.
Texas Reproductive Health & Justice Groups File Historic Lawsuit to Dismantle Web of Abortion Restrictions People's Lawsuit People's Filibuster

Ted Cruz still supports Trump & still has no self-respect

April 19, 2018
Ted Cruz, our national embarrassment, wrote a glowing tribute to Trump today. After Trump insulted him and his family over and over and over and... May he never be elected again.

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.

Sid Miller called us out. And we're not mad.

February 8, 2018
Thanks, Sid Miller, for giving us credit on keeping corrupt politicians like you in check.Yours truly,Progress Texas
Remember Sid Miller?

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.
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Democracy? Bag it, say the Republicans

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

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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2017: Trump, Abbott, Patrick Obscene Grabs for Power

December 15, 2017
The year is drawing to a close with long-overdue revelations of sexual harassment and abuse of women by men of power and wealth.

Caddies Versus the Thimbleriggers: Examining the GOP Tax Plan

November 27, 2017
By now, 37 years after Ronald Reagan was elected (the same year Caddyshack was released, by the by) and began selling America on so-called trickle-down economics, you’d think all Americans would have wised up.
Trickle down GOP tax plan

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

Texas Anti-Abortion Group Misused Millions in State Grants, Faces Potential Criminal Charges

September 27, 2017
The millions this potentially criminal, anti-abortion group received is just the tip of iceberg. Under the leadership of Gov. Abbott, the state hands out millions more to other shady anti-abortion groups every year.
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Amid Harvey Recovery, Houston Fights to Defend Marriage Equality in Texas

September 21, 2017
Houston is fighting Texas GOP’s insidious attempt to relitigate marriage equality and discriminate against LGBTQ Texans.
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Ted Cruz's explicit...policies

September 12, 2017
More shameful than Cruz's late night Twitter habits are the explicit policies he promotes.