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September 25, 2018
KVUE Charlie Bonner and Kalyn Norwood

Celebrating National Voter Registration Day in Austin

Progress Texas partnered with the nonprofit Deeds Not Words to help register voters for the Nov. 2018 election on National Voter Registration Day. You can verify your registration and find more information at https://govotetexas.org .
September 19, 2018
Voter at the polls

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

Dear America, Didn't we just have a hard lesson in polls in 2016? Before we get too amped-up over 2018 polls, let's all remember that it was just two years ago when most of them were wrong. This week in Texas politics we saw one poll that showed Ted Cruz...
September 14, 2018

Texas Senate District 19 Election Runoff: Locations & Times

Election day is Tuesday, September 18 for the special runoff election for Texas Senate District 19 between Pete Gallego (Democrat) and Pete Flores (Republican). Special elections have notoriously low turnout—so your vote is absolutely critical. This...
August 3, 2018
Ted Cruz's first TV spot is a Lie

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

Pushed on his heels, Ted Cruz has launched his first ad of the general election campaign...and it's a lie. Because of course. And while we are not normally ones to repeat lies of the radical right, this one is such a whopper that it needs to be addressed...
July 27, 2018
Texas Will Revoke The Darkness

We will repudiate the darkness in 2018

The Atlantic reports that some Donald Trump supporters and conservative pundits are saying out loud that they are fine with the intervention of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the 2016 election. Hillary Clinton “is a greater threat to our Republic”...
May 21, 2018

A Story to Undo Trump

You’ve noticed, of course, that Donald Trump never smiles. The film loop running in his head comes from his beloved World Wrestling Entertainment : all Mussolini-jawed bluff, virtual body slams and cheers for the steely-eyed victor scripted in advance. If...