It took a small army of politicians and pundits to stave Bernie Sanders off.
Democrats and Republicans are gearing up for a clash in Texas. Here’s the context you need to understand the coming year in politics.
Our state’s senior senator continues to hitch himself to Trump’s wagon, even as things get rocky.
By supporting expanded background checks for private sales between strangers, Patrick has quickly become a conservative non grata.
The far-right Texas lawmaker and other political trolls are holding us hostage to the idea that the world is more chaotic, unfixable, and stupid than it is.
But it’s probably not enough to challenge the frontrunners.
The confines of a traditional presidential primary campaign weren’t working for O’Rourke. In the wake of El Paso, he is embracing a new strategy.
In taking on Senator John Cornyn, Tzintzún Ramirez, a progressive organizer, hopes to build on Beto O’Rourke’s 2018 campaign, mobilize Latinx voters, and finally prove that Texas progressives can win a statewide election.
There’s a robust field of Democrats lining up to take on the state’s senior senator. The last time that happened was in 2002, when Cornyn first won the open seat.
After an anti-immigrant shooting in El Paso, Texas’ GOP leaders blamed mental health and video games rather than gun laws and white supremacy.