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The Suburban Resistance Built a Grassroots Powerhouse — and it Could Decide the Most Competitive Race in Texas
Awakened by Trump, a group of Swing Left organizers in Houston have tried to break away from the constraints of traditional campaigns — and flip a seat held by Republicans for more than 50 years.
The Suburban Resistance Built a Grassroots Powerhouse — and it Could Decide the Most Competitive Race in Texas Awakened by Trump, a group of Swing Left organi...Read More
The Observer caught up with O’Rourke and discussed the state of the most-watched race in the country.
It’s Thursday morning in Lufkin and Beto O’Rourke looks tired and his voice is hoarse. After getting into town late the previous night, he’s running on th...Read More
Sri Kulkarni is running one of the most innovative campaigns in the country. If he succeeds, he’ll have created proof of concept for the party’s future.
Political candidates don’t usually stray too far from the traditional campaign strategies of their respective parties. When they do, it’s worth paying atten...Read More
Black activists are cautiously optimistic — but it’s a huge challenge for Beto’s grassroots machine to reach the unlikely voters he needs to come out.
Inside Beto’s Plan to Turn Out Black Voters in Houston Black activists are cautiously optimistic — but it’s a huge challenge for Beto’s grassroots machi...Read More
During the 2013 legislative session, Joan Huffman, a former Harris County felony court judge and prosecutor, worked to scuttle criminal justice reforms in the T...Read More
Two uber-conservative groups have pumped more than $830,000 into the North Texas race.
In perhaps Texas’ only remaining state Senate swing district, conservative PACs backed by fracking billionaires are doubling down on campaign contributions in...Read More
This year, Ken Paxton is again running in absentia: avoiding the press, making few public appearances and refusing to debate Democratic challenger Justin Nelson.
It’s the Ken Paxton Vanishing Act, where you insert yourself in matters deeply consequential to Texans, only to then disappear — declining to comment or eve...Read More
The race for Texas House District 136 is light on fireworks. The Republican incumbent, Tony Dale, is a relative moderate disliked by the state’s far-right cru...Read More