By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune June 21, 2022 A recount has confirmed U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, as the winner of his hard-fought primary runoff, according to the Texas Democratic Party.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 23 2022 - 12:38pm
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 14 2022 - 11:41am
By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Republican Mayra Flores prevailed Tuesday in a special election for an open congressional seat in South Texas, marking a major breakthrough for Republicans eager to blaze new inroads in the historically blue region.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2018 - 6:52pm
Scroll down to replay full video: Leaders from COPS/Metro, a coalition of churches, schools and unions, asked candidates for Congress and the Texas Legislature to support the coalition’s agenda on issues from public school funding and predatory lending to immigration and workforce development during its General Election Accountability Session Oct. 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the San Antonio suburb of Helotes.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 19 2018 - 7:34am
Replay video of the debate between candidates for U.S. House District 21: Republican Chip Roy, Democrat Joseph Kopser and Libertarian Lee Santos. The debate was hosted by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio area and was moderated by Jim Forsyth, host of the KLRN program On the Record.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Feb 26 2018 - 9:31am
By Tim Hernandez House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) joined U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-San Antonio) and Ann Beeson, Executive Director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities, to critique the new tax bill and discuss its effects on people. During a town hall meeting at San Antonio’s Central Library, the three answered questions about the tax bill from moderator Francine Sanders Romero, Ph.D., Associate Dean in College of Public Policy, UTSA. (scroll down to watch complete video of the event)
Written by gsbaird on Feb 7 2018 - 4:43pm
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, continues to be characterized by conservative politicians as being a disaster for Americans. Those criticizing it avoid detail, typically referring to the “skyrocketing premiums” and to two remarks made by President Obama: “If you like your doctor, you can keep him,” and “Everyone will save $2,500 on health care costs.” The reason that opponents of Obamacare avoid detail is that an examination of the data shows the health care law has done far more good than bad.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Mar 28 2017 - 5:15pm
Watch video as Democratic members of Congress hold an immigration forum at the U.S. Capitol on March 29, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time, to discuss the impact of Trump administration immigration policies on children and families.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 3 2017 - 5:08pm
Replay the video from the March 6, 2017 webcast of Congressman Joaquin Castro’s Town Hall meeting in the cafeteria of Memorial High School in San Antonio. At the free public event, participants were encouraged to discuss federal issues and matters you find important and that impact you and your family.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 24 2017 - 5:52pm
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Jan. 24, 2017 Before Nov. 8, Julián Castro liked to imagine sitting at home in San Antonio on Election Night, gleefully watching as the commentators at GOP-friendly Fox News called the presidential election for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Written by Daniel Serna on Nov 7 2016 - 11:39pm
Editor's Note: This article was orginally published in The Mesquite, a student publication of Texas A&M - San Antonio. It has been republished here with the pemission of their staff. by Daniel Serna