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William serves as the Washington Correspondent for the Texas Signal, where he primarily writes about Congress and other federal issues that affect Texas. A graduate of Colorado College, William has worked on Democratic campaigns in Texas, Colorado, and North Carolina. He is an internet meme expert.

The legacy of Eddie Bernice Johnson

On Saturday, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Dallas) announced that she will retire at the end of her term, bringing a nearly three-decade career in Congress to a close. Johnson leaves behind a history-making legacy marked by many firsts both in and out of...

Sara Stapleton Barrera on her run for state senate

Sara Stapleton Barrera is a constitutional lawyer and mother who’s running for state senate in District 27, a South Texas district centered in Brownsville. Stapleton Barrera previously challenged state Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr., a conservative Democrat who’s represented...

Why Texas can’t solve California’s port delays

Gov. Greg Abbott, who never misses an opportunity to take a swipe at California, is trying to get ships stuck off the coast of Los Angeles to come to Texas.  “Texas ports are open & ready to help fix America's supply chain backlog,” tweeted Abbott. “We can...

Report: Louie Gohmert helped plan Jan. 6

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) was one of several Republican members of Congress who helped plan the January 6 pro-Trump rally that led to an insurrection, according to a bombshell report by Rolling Stone. The report cited two anonymous sources, one of whom was referred...