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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. 
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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.
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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.
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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. 
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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.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Democratic candidates are for equity, inclusivity, and the common good

February 20, 2019
  Democrats are for excellence in public education and access to health care. The GOP's attempt to brand Democrats as "socialists" is simply a label strategy, while socialism is seen as caring for others.
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Texas Face Off: States ban together against Trump's border emergency declaration

February 19, 2019
  Trump's border emergency declaration is unconstitutional, unnecessary, and harmful to border communities. Communications Associate Tara Pohlmeyer spoke to KVUE about why we're continuing to say: #NoBorderWall.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats vow to fight Trump's false national emergency claim

February 18, 2019
Trump's national "emergency" is unnecessary, unconstitutional, and hurtful to those who call the border home. We do not need a wall.
FOX 7 Austin - No National Emergency

FOX 7 Discussion: Comprehensive immigration reform is the next step for progressives

February 12, 2019
  While we've avoided a government shutdown, comprehensive immigration reform is the only solution moving forward for the United States. FOX 7 Austin's Rebecca Thomas talked with Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza and Travis County GOP Executive Director Spencer Davis about the border wall.
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The border wall is really a smoke screen

February 7, 2019
What's Donald Trump trying to distract us from this time?
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Special Report: The Cracks in Trump's Border Wall

February 7, 2019
Check out all of our blogs on the border wall and Trump's latest attempts to erect his monument to racism.
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FOX 7 Discussion: We do not need a national emergency declaration from Trump

February 4, 2019
"I don't know any children that are creating a national emergency at our border," says Immigration Attorney Pooja Sethi. 
FOX 7 - Pooja Sethi

FOX 7 Discussion: Lawmakers must push for comprehensive immigration reform

January 30, 2019
We should let the bipartisan committee do its job and keep Americans in mind, not the President’s demands. We need comprehensive immigration reform as soon as possible.
FOX 7 - Texas Government Shutdown

FOX 7 Discussion: Looking toward the 2020 presidential election in Texas

January 29, 2019
FOX 7 Austin’s Rebecca Thomas talked to Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Manny Garcia and Travis County GOP Executive Director Spencer Davis about the president's dropping approval ratings and if those numbers could help fully flip Texas.
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