While Battleground Texas’ staffing issues aren’t unique, its difficulty in retaining senior staff could pose a threat to the group’s long-term success.
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After getting crushed in November, Battleground Texas is fighting for survival and relevance—against other Democrats.
The Wendy Davis filibuster started a cascade of events that made the 2014 election especially bad for Texas Democrats.
Why can’t Texas Democrats win statewide races? Even other deeply Republican in the South, including Mississippi and Alabama, have elected quite a few Democrats to state office in the last 20 years.
Voter turnout in Texas is barely up over 2010 levels so far. That doesn’t bode well for Democrats but the Wendy Davis campaign says there’s reason for optimism.
To build the party, Texas Dems need great candidates to run in elections where defeat seems virtually guaranteed. Sameena Karmally is doing her bit.
Davis and Van de Putte may want the same thing, but they have very different opponents, very different styles and very different organizations backing them.
Texas Democrats enjoy a mostly controversy-free convention in Dallas.
The lt. governor primary race between David Dewhurst and Dan Patrick has been the strangest in Texas this year—what will the last month hold?
Here are our top reasons why Sen. Wendy Davis probably has no shot at the governorship and why she just might pull off the upset.