Progressives across Texas appear to be uninspired by the candidacy of Lupe Valdez, the Democrat looking to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in November.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R.) sent a letter to former Rep. Blake Farenthold (R., Texas) Tuesday demanding the disgraced congressman “cover all the costs” associated with the special election to fill his seat.
Wendy Davis, the 2014 Democratic nominee for Texas governor, did not rule out the possibility on Monday that she might replace Cecile Richards at the helm of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
A successful Dallas businessman pledging to spend in the seven figures out of his own bank account to run for governor in 2018 should be a great get for Texas Democrats. Yet the party doesn’t seem to be getting behind Jeffrey Payne, whose business happens to be a gay bar.
First Lady Melania Trump was heavily criticized by journalists on Twitter on Tuesday for wearing black stilettos as she boarded Air Force One to fly to hurricane-ravaged Texas, but when she exited the plane, the first lady was wearing sneakers and a “FLOTUS” ball cap.