Cruz barely beat Beto O’Rourke, and other statewide races across Texas showed that despite its deep-red reputation, Texas could turn blue.
Democrats have long thought they could turn Texas blue if they could just increase voter turnout. But there’s good reason to doubt it.
Over the weekend the NFL indulged in unpopular activism while Texas Democrats indulged their own fantasy: that identity politics can turn Texas blue.
Evan Smith, CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, talks politics and media on the Federalist Radio Hour with Ben Domenech.
Inside newsrooms, Wendy Davis couldn’t be more popular. But with Texas voters, even after massive outreach efforts, Wendy Davis is struggling.
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