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Her first-place showing in the 21st Congressional District was perhaps the biggest surprise on primary night. Does she have what it takes to win the runoff?
Mary Street Wilson, a first-time candidate with little money behind her bid, said she never heard a word from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (D...Read More
Andrés Manuel López Obrador ha subido gracias a una ola de indignación. Puede ganar la elección y ser el primer presidente de izquierda en su país desde Lázaro Cárdenas en 1934.
Read in English. Faltan sólo 3 meses para las elecciones presidenciales en México y Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), del partido Morena, tiene una ventaj...Read More
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a former mayor of Mexico City running his third presidential campaign, has Bernie Sanders-esque qualities and is leading the polls.
Leer en Español. Mexico’s presidential elections are three months away and Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) of the Morena party has a double-digit lead i...Read More
After the Texas primaries, it’s worth asking if the phrase and its variations are warping how we think about Texas politics.
Is Texas going to turn blue in 2018? Will the Blue Wave rend us asunder? Will the state wake up on the morning of November 7 looking like Tobias Fünke? What is...Read More
As Texans become less conservative and more religiously diverse, chasing far-right Christian voters may become a liability for Republicans.
White conservative Christians have long been key to Republican dominance in Texas politics. They’re especially critical in GOP primaries, where low turnout me...Read More
At best, Lupe Valdez embraced reforms that years of scandal had forced upon the Dallas County jail. At worst, she downplayed problems and withheld information on jail deaths in the post-Sandra Bland era.
Compassionate Cop? Taking a Hard Look at Lupe Valdez’s Record as Dallas Sheriff At best, Lupe Valdez embraced reforms that years of scandal had forced upo...Read More
"It's about showing we have a vision of a better future in a time when there’s an overwhelming sense of despondency," said a Harris County judicial candidate and DSA member.
The revolution will be down-ballot. Or such is the implicit promise of Franklin Bynum’s campaign for Harris County misdemeanor court judge. A 35-year-old ...Read More
Despite repeat rulings that Texas passed voter ID with racist intent, judge tells opponents from the bench, “You have nothing.”
Before any of the attorneys even uttered a word, Judge Edith Jones already sounded irritated. She called the case before her and the two other Fifth Circuit jud...Read More