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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.
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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
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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

Why the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census Is Dumb

March 27, 2018
It's a blatant move by conservatives to scare immigrant communities and could undercount populations for congressional reapportionment.
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Democrats Shook Up the Texas Primaries. Now Finish the Job.

March 12, 2018
There are signs that Democratic candidates, voters, activists and operatives are ahead of the curve on this.
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Back from the Grave

March 12, 2018
The Right’s fear tactics are now more motivating Democrats rather than intimidating them.
Back from the Grave Texas Democrats

Six Ways Progressives Won the Texas Primary

March 7, 2018
We have a lot be excited about.

2018 Texas Primary Election Results

March 7, 2018
Ed Espinoza from Progress Texas analyzes the Texas Primary Election results and what it could mean for Democrats in the general.
Texas Primaries

Democratic Voter Turnout Up Since 2014

March 6, 2018
Texas Democrats have turned out in full force for the primaries. Early voting numbers show about twice as many Democrats have already cast a ballot compared to the number that came out in 2014 during the previous non-presidential cycle. Ed Espinoza from Progress Texas talks about Democratic voter turnout this 2018 Texas Primary Election.
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Democratic midterm turnout high, Republicans not so much

February 26, 2018
The Democratic growth is fueled by a new base of voters and an enthusiastic base of existing ones.

Statewide Endorsements

February 16, 2018
The Progress Texas board of directors has opted to endorse a slate of candidates in the Democratic primary.

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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