Tuesday’s debate marked the first of three scheduled presidential debates for this election season. Anyone who tuned in knows that the debate was a train wreck. Trump refused to follow the rules and instead chose to childishly talk over Joe Biden and...
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KXAN, along with Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Manny Garcia, to discuss Julián Castro and Beto O'Rourke's performance and sparring during the first Democratic debate.
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins KVUE to discuss Governor Greg Abbott's fixation on preempting localities like Austin, as well as the upcoming Democratic Presidential candidate debates.
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins Capitol Tonight to discuss the 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates before the June DNC debates and what the latest Texas polls mean for our battleground state.
The Beto O’Rourke campaign recently sent a letter to the Ted Cruz campaign requesting to begin coordinating six general election debates. The Cruz campaign responded with a level of condescension and avoidance that is typical of… well - Ted Cruz. This isn...
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