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Ted Cruz won’t resign, here are 4 things we can do

January 14, 2021
Cruz refuses to accept responsibility for helping to incite a violent insurrection.

The case for Trump's second impeachment

January 13, 2021
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to Trump must be impeached and held accountable for inciting insurrection if our country is to ever heal.

Donald Trump must be held accountable

January 11, 2021
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss why it is absolutely necessary for Donald Trump to be held accountable for inciting the attack on the Capitol.

Trump and Cruz must be held accountable

January 7, 2021
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the attack on the U.S. Capitol and how Trump and Cruz must be held accountable.

6 progressive messages on Trump terrorism and coup attempt

January 7, 2021
Six progressive statements to fight Republican attempts to twist the truth and create false equivalencies.

Trump punching bag Ted Cruz will try and fail to overturn election

January 5, 2021
The “Sedition Senator” promised he wouldn’t become Trump’s “servile puppy dog.” He’s not very good at keeping his promises.

Trump's attack on Georgia's democracy

January 4, 2021
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Trump's leaked call pressuring Georgia's election officials to "find votes" is a direct and serious attack on our democracy.

Op-ed: Progressive white women - listen up

January 1, 2021
It’s a difficult pill to swallow: But for white women who oppose Trump and his heinous policies, your work cannot stop now — and cannot stop for a long time.

6 Texans that could join Joe Biden in Washington

December 17, 2020
If we want to see a blue Texas, it starts by elevating leaders to the highest levels of government.

Top 10 Best and Worst Texans of 2020

December 17, 2020
This year will not easily be forgotten. Here’s our list of the Texans who helped make it better, and those who made it worse.

Mitch McConnell finally accepts the election

December 15, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's action in congratulating Biden and Harris and whether it will impact the rest of his party.
Mitch McConnell finally accepts the election

Trump continues his claims of voter fraud

December 9, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the lasting damage that will come from Trump's continued attempts to overturn the 2020 election.
Trump continues his claims of voter fraud

Ken Paxton's SCOTUS lawsuit theatrics

December 8, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton's ridiculous SCOTUS lawsuit to overturn the election.
Ken Paxton's SCOTUS lawsuit theatrics

What happens if the Democrats take the Senate?

December 7, 2020
Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss what would happen if Democrats win both Georgia runoff elections and take the Senate.
What happens if the Democrats take the Senate?

3 immigration policies Biden can reverse in his first 100 days

December 3, 2020
Biden can offer asylum to refugees, end the Muslim ban, and reinstate DACA on day one of his presidency.

Bills We’re Watching in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session

December 3, 2020
Here at Progress Texas, we’re going through every bill filled in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session. Some are good, some are bad, and others are downright ugly.

Will McConnell overturn the will of the people?

December 1, 2020
Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss how unamerican it would be for McConnell to stand in the way of the will of 80 million Americans by stopping Biden's nominees.
Will McConnell overturn the will of the people?

Exposed: Six Texas Republicans promoting Trump’s false voter fraud claims

November 19, 2020
There is no evidence of widespread voter fraud, but these Texas Republicans are still spreading a dangerous, anti-democratic narrative.

Let’s keep these innovations in our elections

November 16, 2020
We made voting easier because of COVID. Let's keep it that way.

Texas by the numbers: Dems won big cities and tied suburbs, but overwhelmed in smaller counties

November 5, 2020
Biden narrowed the margin to 6 points but Republicans ran up the score in the smaller counties.