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Jessica Cisneros is running in the 2020 primary to replace Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas.). News
Texas Progressive Jessica Cisneros Announces Primary Challenge to Unseat "Trump's Favorite Democrat" in Congress
"Our grassroots progressive movement has an opportunity to build a more accountable Democratic Party by unseating one of the worst amid our ranks and ushering in a new generation of leaders."
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'Beyond Barbaric': Internal Govt Report Reveals Migrants Forced to Stand on Toilets for Breathing Space at Overcrowded US Detention Center
"This is insane. Not only can they not move, they can't breathe, they can't eat, they can't do anything like this. Children have died and will continue to die if this is not stopped now."
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Students hold signs during a March 14, 2018 day of action against gun violence. Views
Our Schools Need Healing, Not More Guns
Gov. Abbott should reject HB 1387
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Protesters march during a demonstration against the Dakota Access Pipeline on March 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. News
'Vague, Overly Broad, and Sweeping in Scope': Lawsuits Take Aim at Efforts to Criminalize Anti-Pipeline Protests
"It's hard to convince or even ask people with children to organize against pipelines if a mother will risk a felony."
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Outrage as Texas Senate Passes 'Unconstitutional' Bill That Would Hit Pipeline Protestors With Up to 10 Years in Prison
"Big oil is hijacking our legislative system," said Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network
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Activists in North Dakota confront pipeline construction activities. News
Texas State Bill Would Make Protesting Pipelines a Felony on Par With Attempted Murder
"This needs to be a nation-wide story."
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'Landmark' Victory for First Amendment as Court Strikes Down Texas Anti-BDS Law
Bahia Amawi, a speech pathologist who lost her job due to the law, celebrated the ruling as "a huge win not just for me, but for everybody here in Texas."
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Amid Wave of Anti-Choice Laws, Texas GOP Holds Public Hearing on Putting Women to Death for Obtaining Abortions
"Seriously."
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Trump to Add 'Tasteless Insult to Injury' by Promoting Fossil Fuel Deregulation in Shadow of Fatal Chemical Fire
"It's no surprise that Trump is once again taking an action championed by climate deniers and fossil fuel companies."
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A fire burns at the KMCO chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, on April 2. News
Third Houston Area Chemical Fire in Under Three Weeks Prompts Calls for Action From Progressives, Environmental Groups
"Repeat offenders to the environment, our health, and communities should be shut down, fined and prosecuted."
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