Today, the Huffington Post profiled Justin Nelson’s competitive campaign for Texas Attorney General saying, “Texas has Democrats hoping they might be able to fight President Donald Trump’s agenda from the country’s largest and most populous red state ― one that finds itself at the center of the president’s draconian immigration policies.”
Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke raised an eye-popping $10.4 million in the last three months -- catching up to Sen. Ted Cruz's six-year haul in just over 15 months. The average donation is $33 and comes from 215,714 individual donors, not a single dime came from PACs or special interests.
Media Advisory: Texas Democrats Announce U.S. Senator Cory Booker as Johnson-Jordan Dinner Special Guest
AUSTIN, TX – In September, the Texas Democratic Party will welcome special guest U.S. Senator Cory Booker (NJ) to honor the legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson and Congresswoman Barbara Jordan.
Austin, TX – Today, it was reported that “lawyers for the Trump administration say they will not be able to reunite dozens of children separated from their parents at the U.S. Mexico border by a court-ordered deadline Tuesday, in part because several parents have already been deported.”
Texas Democrats in four House races have reported large fundraising hauls for the second quarter this year. [Dallas Morning News, July 9, 2018]
Austin, TX – Yesterday, in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) wrote about how Democrats can change the course of American politics, starting with Texas. By holding the Trump Administration accountable, uniting together in these turbulent times, we can approach the midterms with an attitude that will allow us to triumph. [Fort Worth Star-Telegram, July 4, 2018]
Austin, TX-- In case you missed it, Texas Democrat Steven David, running in Texas’ 8th Congressional District against Republican incumbent Kevin Brady, wrote a TribTalk about why Congress should protect the Affordable Care Act.