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Texas Republicans are so scared of the ballot box they’re turning on one another because of it

August 25, 2020
Gov. Abbott was right to extend early vote by one week, but now Republicans are suing to take it away.

Democratic Party heavyweights at the DNC

August 19, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the Democratic Party luminaries who will speak on the night that Kamala Harris accepts her nomination.
Democratic Party heavyweights at the DNC

13 times Texans made an impact at the 2020 DNC Convention

August 18, 2020
Texans made a lasting impact on the virtual event.
DNC 2020 Texas

How can Democrats get voters engaged during the DNC?

August 17, 2020
Texas Democratic Party Deputy Executive Director Cliff Walker joins FOX 7 to discuss what messages Democrats will be talking about during the DNC to get voters engaged.
How can Democrats get voters engaged during the DNC?

How progressive voters are changing the political landscape of south Texas

August 17, 2020
With historic campaigns from Jessica Cisneros and Sara Stapleton-Barrera, progressives laid a foundation for future elections.
Progressives in South Texas

Will Trump's attacks on Kamala Harris impact voters?

August 12, 2020
Democratic political strategist Natalie Montelongo joins FOX 7 to discuss Trump's recent attacks Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris and if they'll impact voters in November.
Will Trump's attacks on Kamala Harris impact voters?

Texas voter ID: What to know for the 2020 election

August 12, 2020
Texas’ restrictive voter ID laws can be hard to keep up with. Here’s what you should know in order to vote.

Governor COVID: 10 ways Greg Abbott flubbed the Texas recovery effort

August 11, 2020
Texas was flattening the COVID-19 curve... and then we weren’t. Here’s a list of times Texas Gov. Greg Abbott got in the way.

Joe Biden makes historic choice in selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate

August 11, 2020
The Democratic presidential ticket is complete. Here’s more on the historic nature of the Biden/Harris ticket.

Is Kamala Harris the right choice?

August 11, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss if Kamala Harris is the right choice or not to be Joe Biden's VP pick.
Is Kamala Harris the right choice?

Are Trump's COVID-19 Executive Orders constitutional?

August 10, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Trump's recent executive orders and how their real goal is to attack Social Security.
Are Trump's COVID-19 Executive Orders constitutional?

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Rep. Gene Wu

August 7, 2020
Join Texas House Rep. Gene Wu (HD-137) & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on how to combat racism, COVID-19 responses, & schools reopening.
Rep. Gene Wu Texas

As vote-by-mail expands, lawmakers must ensure the U.S. Postal Service is fully funded

August 4, 2020
Americans also rely on the USPS for the delivery of everything from prescription drugs to household necessities and paychecks.

Who are Biden's likely VP picks?

August 3, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the names floating around for Biden's likely VP picks and what they would bring to the ticket in November.
Who are Biden's likely VP picks?

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sima Ladjevardian

July 31, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Sima Ladjevardian (TX-02) & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on immigration reform, expanding health care, flipping the district & more!
Sima Ladjevardian

Texas Media Coverage Lacks Diverse Sources of Political Analysis in 2020 Election Coverage

July 29, 2020
Progress Texas Advocacy Manager Diana Gomez joins the Texas Standard to discuss our recent Media Diversity Report and how in our analysis of U.S. Senate primary coverage 71% of all analysts were white and 71% were male.
Texas Media Coverage Lacks Diverse Sources of Political Analysis in 2020 Election Coverage

REPORT: Texas media coverage lacks diverse sources of political analysis in 2020 election coverage

July 28, 2020
Texans deserve their diverse viewpoints and backgrounds represented in the news they consume.

Did Gov. Abbott reopen Texas too soon?

July 22, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss whether Abbott reopened Texas too soon and what negative polling for Trump means for November.
Did Gov. Abbott reopen Texas too soon?

FOX polling doesn't look good for Trump

July 21, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss why Trump lagged behind Biden in a recent FOX poll and if Texas is a battleground state.
FOX polling doesn't look good for Trump