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GOP Voter Suppression: Texas High Schools and Online Registration (Part II)

September 21, 2018
Support for voting should not be a Democratic or Republican issue. It should just be straight up American.

GOP Voter Suppression: Voter Purging and ID Laws (Part I)

September 19, 2018
Texas Republicans continue to use scare tactics to enforce unnecessary voter laws that keep citizens from voting.
Voting Shouldn't Be This Hard.

No one knows what a 'likely voter' looks like in 2018

September 19, 2018
"The poll is dead; Long live the poll!"
Voter at the polls

FOX 7 Discussion: After Texas Senate District 19 election, we must vote

September 19, 2018
After the District 19 state senate seat special election, Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza explains that there are two lessons for Democrats: 1. No one is going to do it for us. We must vote. 2. Candidates have to have a strong message.
FOX 7 Capitol

Texas Senate District 19 Election Runoff: Locations & Times

September 14, 2018
Election Day is Tuesday, September 18. All polls are open 7am - 7pm.

Texas Blue County Voters Need to Run Up the Score in 2018

August 8, 2018
We know by now that Texas is a low turnout state - but you might not realize where that low turnout most often takes place: blue counties.
Run Up The Score

Not Surprised - Ted Cruz's first TV spot is a Lie

August 3, 2018
Pushed on his heels, Ted Cruz has launched his first ad of the general election campaign...and it's a lie. Because of course.
Ted Cruz's first TV spot is a Lie

We will repudiate the darkness in 2018

July 27, 2018
Some conservatives are fine Putin’s subversion of our democracy as long as it serves their own power, but most Texans and Americans will repudiate the darkness in 2018.
Texas Will Revoke The Darkness

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.
Cruz No Debate

Break Redistricting by Breaking the Republican Hold on Texas in 2018

June 25, 2018
Instead of ruling in favor of the African-American and Latino voters and groups who brought the lawsuit, the Court reversed the lower courts’ rulings of intentional discrimination and upheld all but one Texas House district.
Supreme Court Texas Redistricting Republican

2018 May Be the Beginning of "Sooner" for Texas Democrats

June 5, 2018
The 2018 general election is, above all else, a referendum on the future of democracy — or whether American democracy even has a future.
2018 May Be the Beginning of "Sooner" for Texas Democrats

FOX 7 Discussion: President Trump says he could Pardon Himself in the Russian Investigation

June 4, 2018
FOX 7 Austin’s Mike Warren talks to Travis County Republican Party Executive Director, Gary Teal and Ed Espinoza from Progress Texas about the possibility of the president pardoning himself.
FOX 7 Discussion: President Trump says he could Pardon Himself in the Russian Investigation

FOX 7 Discussion: How will the Mueller Investigation Affect Midterm Elections?

May 29, 2018
FOX 7 Austin’s Mike Warren talked to Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak and Glenn Smith from Progress Texas about Mueller's investigation and if it will hurt Republicans in November.
FOX 7 Discussion: How will the Mueller Investigation Affect Midterm Elections?

Supreme Court Decisions We’re Watching for in June

May 24, 2018
The Court is set to decide some really important cases by the end of June — cases covering a lot of issues that matter to and impact the lives of Texans, from LGBTQ equality and immigration to workers’, voting, and abortion rights.
Supreme Court Decisions We’re Watching for June 2018

Three Big Progressive Takeaways from the Texas Primary Runoff

May 23, 2018
Let's take a look at what happened in the Texas primary runoff

A Story to Undo Trump

May 21, 2018
Democrats should learn the lessons of rival TV networks efforts to beat Dallas and J.R. Ewing in the ratings. Tell a completely different story.

Blake Farenthold, Greg Abbott and the mess in Texas’ 27th Congressional District

May 9, 2018
WTF Explainer: Let’s try and clear up what the heck is happening in CD 27
WTF CD 27 Explainer

New Poll: Millennials, Generation X can help Beto O'Rourke Topple Ted Cruz in 2018

April 18, 2018
The path for Democrats to win will be through progressive voter mobilization
Beto O'Rourke

Stories of Humans Against Ted Cruz

April 2, 2018
Our state is full of humans who have been impacted by the terrible policy positions of Ted Cruz. These are some of their stories.
Stories of Humans Against Ted Cruz