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Powerful sculptures call for common sense gun reform

October 11, 2018
Grieving Parkland dad has created sculptures in memory of his late son, a victim of the February school shooting.
Sculpture of child under desk

FOX 7 Discussion: Confirmation battle could affect midterm elections

October 8, 2018
Partisan politics have no place in the Supreme Court of the United States. We had a moral obligation to fight against Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. What's next? "We'll have to beat them at the polls year after year after year in a sustained and aggressive offense."
Believe Survivors

Kavanaugh has been confirmed. Now what?

October 6, 2018
Your voice is not weakened by today’s vote. If anything, it’s stronger, louder, and more powerful than ever.
Kavanaugh Protests

More Money, More Problems

October 3, 2018
Texas elected officials are making big bucks off of gun rights groups, and the effects are clear.
NRA Contributions

Vote Texas Face Off: The stretch to the Texas midterm elections

October 2, 2018
In this week's Vote Texas Face Off, Tara Pohlmeyer of Progress Texas and Sam Pohl of the Republican Party of Texas debate the Senate race between Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz, as well as the FBI's investigation into Brett Kavanaugh.
KVUE Face Off 10-02

We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat

October 1, 2018
Is American democracy strong enough to survive its demons?
Jaws and the current state of America

FOX 7 Discussion: Kavanaugh does not have the decorum to be on the U.S. Supreme Court

October 1, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh's behavior throughout the confirmation process, let alone his past transgressions, should disqualify him from being on the highest court of the United States. He does not have the decorum to be a Supreme Court Justice.
Brett Kavanaugh

Helen Keller’s smile: On the State Board of Education's textbook antics

October 1, 2018
The Texas State Board of Education recently decided what historical figures should be excluded or included in textbooks.
Textbook creation in a post-truth era

FOX 7 Discussion: UN laughs at Trump bragging about administration's accomplishments

September 25, 2018
We live in an interdependent world. We must work with our neighbors. Progress Texas' Glenn W. Smith and Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak discuss President Trump's speech to the United Nations, which was met with laughter. 
FOX 7 Austin on the UN

Brett Kavanaugh's sexual assault allegations must be taken seriously

September 24, 2018
Following two allegations of sexual misconduct against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, survivors of sexual assault gathered outside Sen. Ted Cruz's Austin and Dallas offices to rally Monday.
Brett Kavanaugh

Betsy Get Your Gun

September 17, 2018
Texas Republicans are seeking education grants for guns.
Betsy DeVos and Guns

FOX 7 Discussion: Senators need to address Supreme Court nominee's sexual misconduct allegation

September 17, 2018
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza and Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak discuss postponing the vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after the sexual misconduct allegation.
Brett Kavanaugh

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump Administration Responds to Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed

September 10, 2018
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the fallout in the White House about the anonymous New York Times Op-Ed and Donald Trump's standing to take legal action.
Bob Woodward Releases Book On Trump Presidency

How Ted Cruz is Avoiding Debating Beto in the Most Cruz-ish Way

July 16, 2018
The Cruz campaign responded to the O’Rourke campaign’s second debate request with a level of condescension and avoidance typical of Ted Cruz.
Cruz No Debate

How Texas' Fake Health Clinics (and Republican Politicians) Are Lying to Women

June 26, 2018
The US Supreme Court handed a big loss to women trying to get medically accurate information on all their reproductive health care options. In Texas, fake clinics outnumber real abortion clinics by a huge margin. And the lies don’t stop there.
Supreme Court Fake Clinics Anti-Abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers Texas

Five Fast Facts on Trump's Kidnapping of Immigrant Children

June 19, 2018
The Trump administration is pushing around a lot of lies and misinformation about their "zero tolerance" and family separation policies.
Keep Families Together Progress Texas

Silence of the Wolves

June 18, 2018
Donald Trump has begun a policy of kidnapping immigrant children from their mothers and fathers and placing them in internment camps. In Texas.
Trump Concentration Camp Children Immigrants Texas

Texas Reproductive Health & Justice Groups File Historic Lawsuit to Dismantle Web of Abortion Restrictions

June 14, 2018
Five years after the historic People’s Filibuster, the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement in Texas is taking the fight to anti-abortion politicians with a groundbreaking legal challenge - the People’s Lawsuit.
Texas Reproductive Health & Justice Groups File Historic Lawsuit to Dismantle Web of Abortion Restrictions People's Lawsuit People's Filibuster

FOX 7 Discussion: President Trump says he could Pardon Himself in the Russian Investigation

June 4, 2018
FOX 7 Austin’s Mike Warren talks to Travis County Republican Party Executive Director, Gary Teal and Ed Espinoza from Progress Texas about the possibility of the president pardoning himself.
FOX 7 Discussion: President Trump says he could Pardon Himself in the Russian Investigation