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Should we have online voter registration in Texas?

January 28, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss the voting rights lawsuit happening in San Antonio and why Texas should implement online voter registration.
Should we have online voter registration in Texas?

Will impeachment have an impact on the 2020 campaign?

January 23, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the Senate impeachment trial. Will the trial sway voters? And what impact will the Senate trial have on the Senators running for President?
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss if impeachment will sway voters and if the trial will have an impact on Senators running for president.

Certified Progressive 2020: Our 10 point values questionnaire

January 23, 2020
Working with a coalition of partners from around the state, we work on issues that are important to a growing majority of people in our state.

Certified Progressive 2020: Our list of Texas progressives running in competitive districts

January 23, 2020
Our Progress Texas team asked roughly 100 candidates to take our "Certified Progressive" survey. Here are the results.
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Explainer: Senate impeachment trial

January 23, 2020
Senators swore an oath to uphold “impartial justice.” It’s unfortunate only some of them are upholding that oath.
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As 'Roe' hangs in the balance, Texas must elect more women

January 21, 2020
Texas women have led the fight for abortion access, and voters have the power to fight anti-abortion extremists in November.
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Women’s Marches across Texas will rally thousands of voters ahead of 2020 election

January 16, 2020
Texans are gathering to rally for equality, abortion access, immigration reform, climate change, and more.
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5 Texas takeaways from the January #DemDebate

January 15, 2020
With just a few weeks to go before the Iowa caucuses, candidates gave it their all on stage.
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Progressive candidates: 4 tips for a better stump speech

January 13, 2020
A clear and compelling message reinforces a candidates brand.
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Voting rights fight continues in Texas with latest lawsuit over registration requirements

January 8, 2020
While Texas Republicans rely on a strategy of voter suppression to hold on to power, progressive power in our state continues to grow. Texans will not be silenced!
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Thank you for your support in 2019!

December 30, 2019
We'll continue building progressive power in 2020! Become a sustaining donor and help support our work (& get a sticker!)
Thank you for your support in 2019!

2019 in Review: A look back at all our shenanigans, stories, stunts, and stats

December 23, 2019
2019 was our best year yet, and that's thanks to the support we’ve received from folks like you! Help us continue to make progress possible in 2020 by becoming a sustaining donor today.
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Longtime-Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. misses RGV candidate forum, fails to show up for Texas women

December 18, 2019
State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. (D-Brownsville) failed to show up to a Planned Parenthood Texas Votes SD 27 candidate forum. Candidates Ruben Cortez and Sara Stapleton-Barrera did.
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Impeachment Explainer: Here’s how it works

December 18, 2019
What Texans need to know about the impeachment process.
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Best & Worst Texas Moments of 2019

December 18, 2019
From the Texas Legislature, to ALEC in Austin, and the 2019 elections, there were plenty of options to choose from this year.
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The DNC should change candidate requirements for the January presidential debates

December 17, 2019
In January, many voters will tune in to the primary debates for the first time. They deserve to hear from all of the national candidates.
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Yes, Trump abused his power to obstruct Congress

December 12, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the Articles of Impeachment and whether or not Trump abused the powers of the Presidency to obstruct Congress.
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Republicans accuse House of being distracted by impeachment, while hundreds of bills sit on McConnell’s desk

December 12, 2019
The “Do Nothing” Republicans think they have Americans fooled. They don’t.
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Building the Ballot: Who’s filing to run for office in Texas in 2020?

December 11, 2019
As progressives put in the work to flip Texas in 2020, here’s an ongoing list of who has filed to be a candidate for Texas office.
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The rise of organizing in North Texas: North Texas Dream Team and immigrant rights

December 11, 2019
Immigration organizing has led to a tipping point in the DFW area for 2020.
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