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FOX 7 Discussion: The current state of race relations in America

January 21, 2019
On this MLK Day, we take a closer look at race relations in our country. FOX 7 Austin’s Mike Warren talked to Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak about race relations in America and the work we still have to do.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump must listen to Democrats and reopen the government

January 15, 2019
There is no reason for Trump to keep the government shut down over his demands for an ineffective, wasteful wall. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren discusses the shutdown with Tara Pohlmeyer from Progress Texas and Texas GOP Chairman James Dickey.
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Lideres del estado deberian escuchar a los votantes

January 15, 2019
Gobernador Abbott entra en su segundo terminó con más presión de los votantes de Tejas. Abbott ganó esta elección con solo 13.3 puntos de los votos, eso significa que más jóvenes, gente latina y afro americanos, y gente que viven en nuestras ciudades grandes como Austin, San Antonio, Dallas y Houston – están votando.
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Bills we’re watching in the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

January 10, 2019
Our team at Progress Texas has gone through all of the bills filed for the 2019 Texas Legislative session. Some are good, some are bad, and some are just straight up ugly.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump keeps the federal government shut down over a border wall

January 7, 2019
  The federal government has been shut down for three weeks. A border wall would do nothing to enhance border security, and would simply be a symbol of anti-immigration rhetoric and racism for the Trump Administration.
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10 Worst and Best Texans of 2018

December 19, 2018
This year, some Texans were naughty. Others were nice. We’ve been making our list and checking it twice. Here are the results.
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KVUE Face Off: Anti-BDS law stops Texans from practicing their Constitutional rights

December 18, 2018
The state's 2017 anti-BDS law is intended to stop Texans from practicing their Constitutional rights, and is just another piece of legislation siding with Trump and the Republicans' agenda to further divide our country.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump is holding the government hostage with his shutdown

December 12, 2018
  By shutting down the government in an effort to get border wall funding, President Donald Trump is holding the government and American people hostage.
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Unpaid internships are not progressive (sorry, not sorry)

December 7, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got it right. Progressives must practice what they preach when it comes to unpaid internships.
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Before George H.W. Bush refused to take action on AIDS, he and Barbara were pro-choice

December 6, 2018
For the internet, the “legacy of American heroes” does not go without blemish.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Robert Mueller recommends Michael Flynn not serve jail time for his cooperation

December 5, 2018
Michael Flynn continues to cooperate in Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as more information becomes public. There is no greater act of patriotism than seeing this investigation through.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Proposed trade deal not that different from NAFTA

December 4, 2018
  President Donald Trump is pushing Congress to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the trade deal that would replace NAFTA.
FOX 7 Austin - USMCA

KVUE Face Off: The change of politics since George H.W. Bush

December 4, 2018
While we don't agree with all of George H.W. Bush's policies and stances, we do appreciate his service to others. Bush worked with Democrats to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and was a former supporter of Planned Parenthood.
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FOX 7 Discussion: President Trump refuses to listen to scientists on climate change

November 27, 2018
The National Climate Assessment released by the U.S. government sets a dire tone for the future of this country, but President Trump says he isn't sold. FOX 7 Austin’s Rebecca Thomas talked to Luke Metzger from Environment Texas and Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak about the president's response.
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PODGress Texas: The issues defining the progressive movement in Texas

November 12, 2018
Campaigns come and go, but it’s the issues that drive us – and that’s why we continue working as the voice for a new majority.
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Voters have a chance to protect America's Tree of Life

November 5, 2018
Faith leaders gather to condemn hatred, bigotry and oppression.
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