Articles tagged: Texas Democrats
The GOP-controlled state Legislature reconvenes next week. But Democrats flipped seemingly obscure seats, from justice of the peace to county sheriff, that have outsized impacts on Texas families.
After the 2020 election, it’s time for Texas Democrats to stop setting unrealistic expectations about top-ticket races and instead start focusing on the down-...Read More
Politics isn’t about truth; it’s about power.
Maybe you heard it when Governor Greg Abbott critiqued local officials who enforced his pandemic executive orders. Or maybe it was when U.S. Senator John Cornyn...Read More
In the Texas Senate, Schwartz was a constant delight, swift as a bolt of lightning, who could rhetorically eviscerate an opponent with his rapier wit.
Babe Schwartz, a former state senator from Galveston, died last week at 92. He was described by Houston Chronicle columnist Patti Kilday Hart as “one of the m...Read More
In a gerrymandered district that leans Republican, Democratic candidates are clashing over the best strategy to win without compromising progressive values.
At a recent Democratic candidate forum in Bandera, congressional hopefuls in south-central Texas’ 21st District were asked about border security. Joseph Kopse...Read More
With candidate filing now open for 2018, Texas Democrats are showing signs of life in the battle for Congress but still seem gunshy about competing statewide.
With a massively unpopular Republican in the White House, Texas GOP elected officials cracking down on immigrants and a progressive election sweep in Virginia a...Read More
Corruption and clownish behavior on the right could open doors for left-leaning leaders, but Texas Dems will have to work hard to get their act together....Read More
The former state senator opens up about the 'grief' of watching the Lege as an outsider and what Texas Democrats will have to do to re-energize their base and bring young voters to the polls.
We asked Davis to look both forward and backward, and she opened up about her gubernatorial campaign’s difficulties with organization and messaging and about ...Read More