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Texas Democrats Scrapping ‘Two-Step’ Presidential Primary

Texas’ Democratic presidential primary is set to shift to allocating delegates based solely on voting results, after national party leaders rejected the state’s traditional “Two-Step” method.

07/02/2015

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Clinton Distances Herself From Obama On Trade

Hillary Clinton is distancing herself from President Obama over a contentious trade proposal, encouraging the president to address concerns raised by congressional Democrats and negotiate a better deal with 11 Pacific Rim nations.

06/15/2015

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Clinton Links Campaign To Middle Class Fight

Hillary Clinton is putting everyday Americans at the center of her first major campaign speech for the Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday in New York.

06/12/2015

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Clinton To Press For Early Voting Expansion

Hillary Clinton is calling for an expansion of early voting and pushing back against Republican-led efforts to restrict voting access, at the start of her presidential campaign.

06/04/2015

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State Democrats Begin Abortion Rights Effort

Democrats and advocacy groups are launching a campaign to restore “access to a full range of reproductive health care” two years after abortion protests rocked the Texas Capitol.

02/12/2015

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Democrats To Hit Bush With Romney Comparison

Mitt Romney opposed the government’s rescue of U.S. automakers. So did Jeb Bush. Both worked in finance and backed the Wall Street bailout. Both are advocates of tax cuts that Democrats contend only benefit the wealthy and big business.

02/09/2015

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Battleground Texas Runs Into State Registration Laws

The liberal-leaning group aiming to register thousands of new voters to help Democrats says Texas laws have made it harder to keep its volunteers eligible.

12/26/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 7: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the State Dining Room of the White House on August 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced he has authorized military strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and a humanitarian aid drop. ISIS has been advancing on the important city of Erbil, Iraq and a civilian humanitarian crisis has developed. (credit: Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images)

Most Doubt Obama & GOP Can Break Gridlock

Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal. There’s almost no chance that President Obama and the Republican Congress can work together.

12/11/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks to reporters after he spoke on the Senate floor for more than 21 hours September 25, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz Tells Democrats “Don’t Mess With Texas”

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says the organizers who hoped to bolster Democrats have been turned back with a resounding and familiar message: “Don’t mess with Texas.”

11/05/2014

Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) speaks at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Reports $5.7 Million In Campaign Cash

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis reported that she has $5.7 million in campaign cash left — about five times less than her Republican opponent, Greg Abbott.

10/07/2014

Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) speaks at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Wants $10 Minimum Wage In Texas

A call by Wendy Davis to raise the Texas minimum wage to $10 an hour, as protesters nationwide demand better pay for fast food workers, is drawing criticism from business leaders.

09/05/2014

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Democrats Reframe Health Care Debate

One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama’s health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.

08/22/2014

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