Hegar won a contentious runoff election to face Sen. John Cornyn in November and try to shift Texas to Democrats.
The Senate runoff election between MJ Hegar and Royce West presents a choice between two different identities for what could be the future of the state’s politics, as Democrats make gains.
Reform leaders are frustrated with Democrats who have pushed aside the “defund the police” call that’s central to protests against police brutality after George Floyd’s killing.
Democrats Are Calling For An Investigation Into The Trump Administration Denying DACA Recipients Federally Backed Housing Loans
“The facts are clear: HUD officials implemented a secret policy change to discriminate against DACA recipients," Sen. Bob Menendez said.
Black People Are Tired Of Inaction Against Police Brutality. They’re Watching Biden To See If He’ll Turn The Tide.
Activists and Democrats say the protests against police violence are a pivotal moment for Joe Biden's presidential campaign.
The Trump Administration Said It Didn’t Change Policy To Deny Housing Loans To DACA Recipients. Emails Show Otherwise.
New documents show that the Trump administration moved to block young undocumented immigrants from federal housing loans in 2018.
Doctors Want The Government To Give More Racial Data About Who Is Dying And Sick From The Coronavirus
"I have seen in my waiting rooms, in my exam rooms, mostly black and brown patients who are essential workers and service workers who cannot afford to stay home," one New York ER doctor said.
The presidential campaign is now almost completely digital, a space where Biden has long lagged and Trump has flourished.
A Health Care Workers Union Said It Found 39 Million Masks. Federal Prosecutors Say It Nearly Fell For A Scam.
The SEIU in late March said it found a supplier who had the masks sitting in a warehouse. But investigators now say they were never there to begin with, and the union was the target of a scam.
“The numbers are grossly underreported. I know for a fact that we’ve had three deaths in one county where only one is listed on the website,” one California ER doctor told BuzzFeed News.
Approval for testing for COVID-19 is particularly vulnerable to implicit biases, doctors say.
The National Education Association made the endorsement on Saturday. Other large teachers unions have avoided making endorsements on behalf of their members thus far.
“When people who have power to elevate your story come and totally disregard your story, you’re retraumatized,” said one Flint public health advocate who felt Biden used the event as little more than a campaign stop.
In Mississippi and Missouri, black voters said they’d carefully considered the options but felt Biden was the “safe” choice to beat Trump in November.
"I saw all these people dropping out and they were all endorsing Biden, and I thought, 'Biden is the one who can be elected,'" said one California voter.
"We are very much alive," Joe Biden shouted in LA as his campaign paraded through Super Tuesday victories.
An Emboldened Joe Biden Made His Case To Super Tuesday Voters With A Raft Of Endorsements Behind Him
Biden received endorsements from Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and Beto O'Rourke, and made his case to a distinctly more animated crowd in Texas on Monday.
United We Dream Action, founded by DACA recipients, is endorsing both Warren and Sanders.
Sanders’ campaign manager said Thursday that violent criminals would still be deported under the candidate’s plan for a moratorium.
In the most diverse state to vote yet, Biden performed better than in previous contests but still far behind Sen. Bernie Sanders.