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Analysis: Are Texas political conventions necessary?

Front row delegates at Day 3 of the Texas Republican Convention in Fort Worth, Saturday, June 7, 2014. ...

U.S. House to vote next week on competing immigration bills

The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on June 7, 2017. Shelby Knowles...

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...



The 1900

Trent Champ

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...