David Martin Davies calls in to discuss the death of Julian Castro’s “Modern Streetcar” project and what it portends for San Antonio’s future without its well-known mayor.
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How did one of Julian Castro’s signature projects—”Modern Streetcar”—become a political train wreck for San Antonio Democrats?
The task of “fixing” the Alamo and its plaza is a challenging one, made more complex by the passions the site inspires.
The Observer sat down with Rep. Joaquin Castro in Washington this week to talk about congressional dysfunction, immigration reform, Dan Patrick and his political future.
Last night’s debate between Julian Castro and Dan Patrick provided a lot of fireworks, but left Texas’ immigration debate mostly status quo ante.
Everyone figures Julián and Joaquin Castro are going places. A recent story in the New York Times suggests Julian is angling for a vice-presidential spot and Joaquin is considering a statewide run in Texas.
Dan Flynn defends plastic bags, Louie Gohmert dishes a zinger on climate change, and a beaver flip-flops on its endorsement of Dan Patrick.
In this episode, we discuss the current state of the gubernatorial campaign in Texas and wonder if that Patrick vs. Castro debate will ever happen.
Texans deserve a debate, Democrats should hope for one, and Patrick’s extended thoughts on Texas’ present, and future, should go into the public record.
For nearly four decades, white liberals have dominated Austin politics. Now the city may finally embrace true progressivism.