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Where do Texans stand on the candidates and the issues

March 1, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins KXAN to discuss the Progress Texas/PPP polling results and what Texans are telling us about the Democratic candidates and the issues.
Where do Texans stand on the candidates and the issues

We need to talk about Bloomberg’s electability problem

February 28, 2020
It’s not enough to be ‘not Trump,’ 62% of voters age 18-45 have an unfavorable opinion of Bloomberg.
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The State of the Texas Democratic Primary

February 27, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins Spectrum News to discuss the state of the Texas Primary and results from our Progress Texas/PPP poll of likely Democratic voters
The State of the Texas Democratic Primary

Black Texans advocating for the voting rights of all

February 27, 2020
These Texas advocates are protecting the voting rights of all Texans, ensuring that Black Texans are at the forefront of the conversation.
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5 Takeaways from the South Carolina #DemDebate

February 26, 2020
With just a week to go before Super Tuesday, candidates sparred on the debate stage in South Carolina while Texas voters watched.
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Poll Results: The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary

February 26, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the results of a recent Progress Texas/PPP poll asking likely Democratic voters who our nominee should be and how Bloomberg is impacting the race.
Poll Results: The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary

POLL RESULTS: The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary with and without Bloomberg

February 26, 2020
Texas will be one of the first states to see Mike Bloomberg on the ballot. Here’s how his entrance impacts the state of the race.
The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary: With and without Bloomberg

Trust Black Women

February 25, 2020
If you’re working on a race in Texas, or in any Democratic races, and your campaign isn’t trusting black women, you’re doing it wrong.
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6 Takeaways from the U.S. Senate debate in Austin

February 19, 2020
Though the Senate candidates disagreed on some of the issues, they did agree on one thing: John Cornyn has got to go.
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Eddie Lucio Jr. is not a Democrat

February 19, 2020
Senator Lucio is not a Democrat. He has always put conservative policies over the needs of his constituents. His time is up. The RGV is ready for new, progressive leadership. Progress Texas believes that there is a candidate in State Senate District 27 who will elevate the needs of the people - Ruben Cortez.
Eddie Lucio Jr. is not a Democrat

Vote: You are more powerful than you may know

February 18, 2020
Texas early voting runs Feb. 18-28, with Election Day on Mar. 3.

Explainer: Special Elections for the Texas Legislature

February 18, 2020
This state has a lot of special elections, with quite a few rules. Here’s what to expect.
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What is the impact of Senator Kirk Watson's resignation?

February 18, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss how Senator Kirk Watson's resignation will impact Austin and Travis County.
What is the impact of Senator Kirk Watson's resignation?

Texans are working around the clock to register voters

February 13, 2020
Across the state, individuals and Texas organizations are working to register a record number of voters ahead of the November election.
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How will New Hampshire results impact the rest of the primary?

February 12, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss what the New Hampshire results will mean for Nevada, South Carolina, and Super Tuesday states.
How will New Hampshire results impact the rest of the primary?

Rio Grande Valley voters protest ‘Sucio Lucio’ ahead of March Primary

February 12, 2020
Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. has a 30-year record of putting extremist politics before constituents.

What do Early Primary Results Mean for Super Tuesday?

February 11, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss what the results of the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries will mean for candidates as we head towards Super Tuesday.
What do Early Primary Results Mean for Super Tuesday?

State of the Texas Senate Primary

February 11, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins KVUE to discuss the Texas Senate race and how he sees things going as we head into the primary.
State of the Texas Senate Primary

Replacing Iowa and New Hampshire with Texas

February 7, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins KXAN to discuss Texas' upcoming primary, on March 3rd, as well as potentially reforming the primary calendar by replacing Iowa and New Hampshire with Texas
Replacing Iowa and New Hampshire with Texas

Endorsement Alert: Ruben Cortez is the fighter the RGV deserves in the State Senate

February 6, 2020
Meanwhile “Democratic” incumbent Eddie Lucio Jr. sides with Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Donald Trump on issue after issue.
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