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October 29, 2014

Tea Party Nominee Wants To Be Next Wendy Davis

A Tea Party nominee wants to be the next Wendy Davis. That’s terrifying. Republican Konni Burton is running for Wendy Davis’ senate seat in Tarrant County against Democrat Libby Willis. The race is considered the closest legislative race in Texas. Ted...
October 23, 2014

Texas Could Elect A Felon As Attorney General

Today, a poll came out that showed Republican Ken Paxton - who has been prominently endorsed by Ted Cruz - leading in the race for Attorney General of Texas. That means Texas may be about to elect a felon as Attorney General. Ken Paxton was attacked by...
October 17, 2014

Progress Texas Anti-Endorsements

Here at Progress Texas we typically promote issues over candidates. However in this year's election we are taking particular issue with a shockingly horrible Republican ticket. To put it simply, the Republican candidates are terrible on every issue that...
September 25, 2014

Media Highlights Greg Abbott Lie on School Funding Cuts

Now Texas Journalists are also calling him out. Greg Abbott’s lie about why he's defending $5.4 billion in Tea Party cuts for Texas school children is garnering scrutiny from Texas press, calling it " the most controversial exchange " of the entire debate...
September 20, 2014

Rick Perry Indictment: Resources & Updates

On August 15, 2014, Governor Rick Perry was indicted on two felony charges: abuse of office and coercion. The two-count felony indictment stems from Perry’s use of his veto power to coerce the resignation of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary...
September 15, 2014

Timeline of Abbott Ignoring Child Sex Abuse Charges

Senator Wendy Davis just released a new ad slamming Attorney General Greg Abbott for covering up a child sex abuse scandal at the Texas Youth Commission. In 2005, reports of sexual abuse by state officials at the Texas Youth Commission were first reported...
September 5, 2014

Greg Abbott: Against Raising Minimum Wage

Texas has the highest number of minimum wage workers in the country. And a recent poll indicated 55 percent of Texas voters support increasing the minimum wage to $10 an hour. Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis—who wants to raise the minimum...
August 28, 2014

Is Greg Abbott the Invisible Man?

UPDATE! Abbott just backed out of the only debate that was scheduled for live TV! This close to an election — just over 60 days until November 4th — the omnipresence of gubernatorial candidates flexing their political might would typically be in full...