Texas State Representative Calls on Democrats to Pass Electoral Reform to Combat Voter Suppression

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Speaking to CNN, Texas State Representative Jessica González (D) called on Democrats and the Biden administration to pass comprehensive electoral reform to combat voter suppression efforts.

Addressing recent voter suppression efforts in Texas by the Republican Party and speaking after Democrats walked off the Texas House floor to block the passage of a restrictive voting rights bill, González was firm. read more

Republican Who Lost Texas House Race Because He Opposed Trump Slams His Own Party for Embracing Conspiracy Theories

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Speaking to CNN, Michael Wood, a Republican candidate for a Texas House seat who lost the race after running on an anti-Donald Trump platform, decried the direction the GOP has gone in, calling it a “sad commentary” on American politics that so many members of the party have embraced conspiracy theories, namely the former president’s falsehoods about the 2020 general election. read more

WATCH: Biden Refers to Decisions to Lift Mask Mandates In Texas, Mississippi as “Neanderthal Thinking”

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Since Joe Biden has taken office, many more vaccination shots are getting into the arms of Americans. Over the last week, the country has averaged over 2 million vaccinations each day.

The US is getting very close to getting back to normal, but it is not there yet. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said earlier this week that she was very worried that states would roll back their safety measures. read more

Senator John Cornyn Says He’s Struggling to Understand “Legal Theory” Behind Texas Election Lawsuit

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Donald Trump has run out of almost all legal options to contest the 2020 election. The members of his legal team, at this point, have either been fired or have contracted COVID-19.

So with the lawsuits going so poorly, Trump has decided to try his hand with the Supreme Court. The highest court in the land already turned down a case from Pennsylvania. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has now oddly filed a suit from a state that is not contesting the election. read more

Texas Judge Rules In-Person GOP Convention Can Take Place Despite Coronavirus Spike

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Judge Lynn Hughes, a Texas federal judge, has ruled that the state can hold an in-person Republican convention in Houston despite a spike in coronavirus cases.

Hughes’ ruling overturns Mayor Sylvester Turner’s cancellation of the contract between the city’s GRB convention center and the GOP. The GOP can hold the convention this weekend or weekend, according to the ruling. Hughes said the Texas Republican Party had “made a good-faith effort to have a virtual convention” but that the City of Houston placed the party in an “untenable position” to orchestrate a virtual convention in “a very short period of time.” read more