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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump's racist comments

July 15, 2019
Trump's comments are racist, plain and simple. Trump built his 2016 campaign around racism and he’s doing it again in 2020. All Texas lawmakers, including Republicans, should speak out against this racist attack. 
Sam Robles on FOX 7 Austin

TIMELINE: The citizenship question & the 2020 census

July 12, 2019
Progressives will fight back against Trump’s overreach for citizenship data.
Census 2020 Timeline

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump furthers anti-immigrant agenda with request for citizenship data

July 11, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about Trump's latest executive order to have U.S. Departments share citizenship data, instead of adding a question to the 2020 census. 
Citizenship Question discussion

FOX 7 Discussion: Court rules Trump cannot block users on Twitter

July 9, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss the latest ruling saying President Donald Trump's Twitter account is a public forum. 
Trump Twitter users - FOX 7 Austin

10 standout moments from the June #DemDebate

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

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

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

FOX 7 Discussion: Impeachment proceedings & 2020

June 11, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's approach to impeachment proceedings, and what could happen heading into 2020.
Glenn W. Smith impeachment proceedings

FOX 7 Discussion: Chinese tariffs are a tax on everyday Americans

May 13, 2019
Abhi Rahman, Communications Director at the Texas Democratic Party joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about the negative impact Trump's tariff plan would have on working-class Americans.

FOX 7 Discussion: The case for impeaching Attorney General Barr

May 6, 2019
Glenn W. Smith, Senior Strategist at Progress Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about why Congress should hold Trump's Attorney General, William Barr, in contempt of Congress for lying to the American public.

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump & the Mueller Report

April 22, 2019
Glenn Smith, our Senior Strategist here at Progress Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss the Mueller report and what a potential impeachment procedure would look like for the country. The president was NOT exonerated by the report and must be held accountable by Congress. 
Glenn Smith

FOX 7 Discussion: Texas is a battleground state

April 9, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, joins FOX 7 Austin to talk about the DCCC and Texas' new status as a battleground state.
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director of Progress Texas

Texas Face Off: Trump's proposed budget slashes millions from Medicare to fund a wall

March 12, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director for Progress Texas, joins KVUE to talk about how the President and his proposed budget will rob Americans from education funding and Medicare access.
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director for Progress Texas, joins KVUE to talk about how the President and his proposed budget will rob Americans from education funding and Medicare access.

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump's budget proposal fixates on border wall and NOT Americans

March 11, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer, Communications Associate at Progress Texas, discusses why Texans don't need - or want - a wall that would steal away their land and much needed resources that could better the community. We need Texas lawmakers to stand up for an America where everyone gets a fair opportunity.
Tara Pohlmeyer, Communications Associate at Progress Texas, discusses why Texans don't need - or want - a wall that would steal away their land and much needed resources that could better the community. We need Texas lawmakers to stand up for America.

Texas Face Off: Teacher Raises & Nancy Pelosi's Voter Reform

March 5, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, discusses the Texas Senate's unanimous decision to give teachers raises and the "For the People Act" from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Lloyd Doggett.
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, discusses the Texas Senate's unanimous decision to give teachers raises and the "For the People Act" from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Lloyd Doggett.

FOX 7 Discussion: Cohen's testimony and what it means for Trump

February 27, 2019
Our Executive Director Ed Espinoza joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss what Michael Cohen's testimony means for Trump and the ongoing investigations surrounding him.
FOX 7 - Cohen

Black History Month: Texans making history right now

February 25, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks made history, and inspired a generation of leaders to keep making history today.

FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats blocking Trump's national emergency declaration

February 25, 2019
The U.S. House is set to vote on a resolution Tuesday to try and block Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the southern border. Trump's actions are an overreach of his power and illegal. 
FOX 7 Austin Emergency Declaration

Best of the Week: Fight voter suppression, no border wall, & Angela Paxton

February 22, 2019
On Best of the Week, Charlie Bonner and Tara Pohlmeyer discuss the latest in the Texas Secretary of State scandal, Trump's border "emergency," and other news.
Progress Texas - Best of the Week