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SCOTUS dismisses Texas Democrats’ partisan-gerrymandering claim

The Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday morning dismissing the Texas Democratic Party’s partisan gerrymandering claim for want of jurisdiction.The State of Texas had argued...

SCOTUS agrees to hear Texas redistricting appeals

On January 12, the Supreme Court agreed to hear appeals by the State of Texas seeking reverse rulings finding that Texas’ congressional and state...

SCOTUS rejects request to speed up Texas redistricting appeals

In one-line orders today (here and here), the Supreme Court rejected a request by plaintiffs in the Texas redistricting case that the Supreme Court expedite...

What happens next in the Texas redistricting case?

Yesterday, the Supreme Court stayed the redrawing of Texas’ congressional and state house maps pending appeal. So what happens next? First thing is that the...

As The Nation Bands Together To Help Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey : Four...

The U.S. House approved $15 billion in aid to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey's destruction in southeast Texas on Friday, sending the legislation...

Proposed remedial congressional maps for Texas

While we wait to hear from the Supreme Court about whether remedial hearings will go forward, the plaintiffs have released a number of proposed...

Moving Forward In Texas – Resource Guide

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way...

When Elections Are Not Enough : Ten Ways To Political Revolution In The Lone...

1.Start a Garden While gardening or growing your own food is certainly a hobby or art that can be done for health reasons, to save...

Learning Civics and Understanding Government and Politics in Texas – From Free Posters for...

     “Our children should learn the general framework of their government and then they should know where they come in contact with the government, where...

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The 1900- Trent Champ

Bernie Sanders inspired an unprecedented kind of grassroots enthusiasm and creativity in terms of campaign tactics that caught many establishment Democrats off guard. Perhaps...

In Their Own Words

Danielle Pellett, Candidate for U.S. Congress in 2018

Reject the Status Quo

Well, the Democrats lost this year. Big time. But the people who suffer will be more than just the handful of politicians who are...