Articles tagged: Kim Ogg

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These Primary Races Will Test Texas’ Progressive Movement

Up and down the ballot, progressives are running up against establishment Democrats. The outcome could shape the future of politics in the state.

2018 offered a spark of hope for Democrats in Texas: Beto O’Rourke ran a competitive Senate campaign, and Dems flipped several reliably Republican congression...Read More

In this Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 photo, protesters demonstrating against the killing of Atatiana Jefferson by a white Fort Worth police officer, march down Main Street in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. (Yffy Yossifor/Star-Telegram via AP) by

5 Texas Criminal Justice Stories to Watch in 2020

“Progressive” prosecutors, bail reforms, and increased calls for accountability will all likely be in the news next year.

At the state level, 2019 was largely a year of missed opportunities for reforming the criminal legal system in Texas. Despite a reputation for leading on crimin...Read More

Lloyd Oliver

Dem Candidate for Harris County DA Says Domestic Violence is ‘Overrated’

Oliver doesn’t just hold some old-fashioned ideas about family violence. He makes it clear that he wants to be Harris County DA to reduce prosecution of domestic abuse.

More than a quarter of the Texas women murdered by their partners die in Harris County. But Lloyd Oliver, who won the Democratic nomination for DA in 2012 and i...Read More