Skip to main content

10 standout moments from the June #DemDebate

June 28, 2019
The biggest challenge for Democratic Presidential candidates is standing out in the crowded field.

Partisan gerrymandering undermines our democracy

June 27, 2019
The Supreme Court’s partisan gerrymandering ruling ignores basic fairness in elections.

Election 2020: Julián Castro vs. Beto O'Rourke during first Democratic debate

June 26, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KXAN, along with Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Manny Garcia, to discuss Julián Castro and Beto O'Rourke's performance and sparring during the first Democratic debate.
Election 2020 Tara Pohlmeyer

Live Analysis: Night 1 of the June Democratic Presidential Debate

June 26, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer shares her analysis halfway through the first night of the Democratic Presidential Debate, including spotlighting abortion access for all Texans. 
Democratic Presidential Debate Night 1

Texas Face Off: Preemption and 2020 Debates

June 25, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins KVUE to discuss Governor Greg Abbott's fixation on preempting localities like Austin, as well as the upcoming Democratic Presidential candidate debates.
Texas Face Off - Sam Robles

2019 Progressive Power Report

June 24, 2019
Progress Texas continues to build progressive power in Texas. This year, we fought for Texas families at the Capitol, and now we’re taking that fight into 2020.
Progressive Power Report - Progress Texas 2019

Capitol Tonight: 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates & Texas polling

June 20, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins Capitol Tonight to discuss the 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates before the June DNC debates and what the latest Texas polls mean for our battleground state.
Democratic Debates and Texas

Texas Face Off: Texas is a battleground state

June 18, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE's weekly segment to discuss the recent polling numbers in Texas and how Democrats are making gains.
Tara Pohlmeyer - KVUE

Poll: Texas Senator John Cornyn less popular than Ted Cruz

June 18, 2019
The 2020 election is proving that Texas is a battleground state – and that John Cornyn is under water heading into the election.

FOX 7 Discussion: Recent polls show Texas is a battleground state

June 17, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the recent polls showing Donald Trump and John Cornyn struggling in the state.
Ed Espinoza - Polling

Supreme Court: 5 Decisions We’re Awaiting in June 2019

June 10, 2019
The Court is set to decide some really important cases these next few weeks.

FOX 7 Discussion: Gov. Greg Abbott's office called for voter purge

June 5, 2019
Juliet Barbara, Communications Director at Workers Defense Action Fund, joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the news that Governor Greg Abbott’s office issued the order to purge nearly 100,000 Texas voters from the voter rolls, carried out by then-nominee for Secretary of State, David Whitley. 
Juliet Barbara - Workers Defense Action Fund

Texas Face Off: A blue state in 2020

June 4, 2019
Royce Brooks, Executive Director of Annie's List, joins KVUE to talk about what Texans can expect to see for the 2020 election and months leading up to it.
Texas Face Off - Royce Brooks

How progressives won the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

June 3, 2019
Because of your votes during the 2018 midterms, we made progress from voting rights, to abortion access, to health care.

Top Best (& Worst) Moments of the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

May 24, 2019
The 86th Texas legislative session had it’s good moments, but it also had its bad. Here’s a list of the best and worst moments from this year’s session.

FOX 7 Discussion: Joe Biden in Pennsylvania

May 20, 2019
Ed Espinoza, our Executive Director here at Progress Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about Joe Biden in Pennsylvania and who can take credit for the growing economy these past years (hint: not Trump). 

LIVE Recap: We're demanding lawmakers #StopSB9 at the Texas Capitol

May 15, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer and Charlie Bonner break down why we're against the omnibus Senate Bill 9, which would slow down our voting process in Texas. There’s still time to TAKE ACTION. 
Texas Senate Bill 9

LIVE: We're demanding lawmakers HEAR OUR TESTIMONY and #StopSB9

May 15, 2019
  We’re LIVE from the Capitol with the People’s Hearing. Voters from across the state are here to rally against the dangerous Senate Bill 9.
SB 9 Peoples Hearing