The Texas Tribune

Donald Trump Made Inroads in South Texas This Year: These Voters Explain Why

Voters in the historically Democratic stronghold of South Texas are left wondering whether this was simply a strange election during an unusual year or a sign of a profound political realignment in the region.

  • Nov 16, 2020
  • 3:03 PM

In Democrats’ Bid to Flip Texas, Maximizing the Latino Vote Is Key

Joe Biden is not faring as well among Latino voters in the polls as Hillary Clinton did in 2016. But Democrats in Texas are working to motivate the key voting bloc.

  • Oct 26, 2020
  • 10:52 AM

As Congress Weighs a New Coronavirus Aid Bill, Will US Citizens From Mixed-Status Families Get Left Out Again?

U.S. citizens who have undocumented family members were barred from receiving stimulus checks earlier this year. They’re hoping that Congress doesn’t leave them out again.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 11:44 AM

Conservative Think Tank Leader Says Schools Should Reopen Since Most Texans Dying From COVID-19 Are Elderly or Hispanic

In an interview, Vance Ginn said the intention of his Twitter thread was to outline the more thorough data provided by the state. He also said his tweet with a GIF was “woefully taken out of context out of bad faith.”

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 9:30 PM

Undocumented Immigrants Behind on Their Rent Are Self-Evicting Across Texas

Without money to pay rent, facing pressures from landlords and afraid of courts, people without legal immigration status have limited options.

  • Jul 27, 2020
  • 2:08 PM

Immigration Judges Sue Trump Administration Alleging Their Free Speech Rights Have Been Violated

The lawsuit cites a 2020 Department of Justice policy that prohibits judges from speaking about policy or law, even in their personal capacities.

  • Jul 2, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

For These Texas Organizers and Officials, Defunding the Police Means Remedying Effects of Racism

Some Texas cities are eyeing cuts to police department budgets to fund social services like housing assistance, mental health services and job training.

  • Jun 16, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

Joe Biden Tells Texas Democrats ‘We Have a Real Chance to Turn the State Blue’

Biden addressed the Texas Democratic Party’s online state convention Saturday.

  • Jun 8, 2020
  • 4:55 PM

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