2020 Elections

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Another Texas Republican retires. That’s telling.

Politico reported on Wednesday another Texas Republican, Bill Flores, is retiring from the U.S. House of Representatives. He represents Waco and northern Austin suburbs. “My job as Representative has made it difficult to spend as much time with Gina and the rest of my...

Debate preview: What ails Texas ails the nation

It’s not just the 10 Democrats going under the national klieg lights of a presidential debate later this month in Houston. The State of Texas will be on display -- and in play. There’s a lot to show off beyond our warm temps and BBQ. The Texas economy is, for now,...

What the national media is saying about Texas in 2020

Since April, The Signal has published a number of stories regarding Texas’ swing state status ahead of the 2020 elections. That doesn’t mean the state will go blue. That means the state is, or will be, in play. And the national political media is beginning...

What the national media is saying about Texas in 2020

Since April, The Signal has published a number of stories regarding Texas’ swing state status ahead of the 2020 elections. That doesn’t mean the state will go blue. That means the state is, or will be, in play. And the national political media is beginning to chime...

Gina Ortiz Jones is ready to go to Washington

The Texas Signals profiles a progressive leader in Texas each week. This week we spoke to Gina Ortiz Jones. Photo by Ana Isabel. Gina Ortiz Jones, a former Air Force captain and public servant, came within half of one percent from ousting U.S. Rep. Will Hurd last...