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Politics & Policy|
December 14, 2020

Asylum Seekers in Matamoros Celebrated Joe Biden’s Victory. But the Final Weeks of the Trump Administration Are Bringing Fresh Anxiety.

Following the election, many migrants were hopeful the incoming president would quickly ease the U.S. immigration process, but he has to unravel new restrictions imposed by his predecessor.

Politics & Policy|
November 19, 2020

Matthew McConaughey Said He’d Consider Running for Texas Governor, so We Wrote His Political Platform

Expect marijuana, college football, and compromise to play central roles.

Politics & Policy|
October 21, 2020

Democrats Narrowly Lost the Twenty-fourth Congressional District in 2018. Can Candace Valenzuela Win It in This Cycle?

When longtime GOP congressman Kenny Marchant announced his retirement, his seat representing the district surrounding DFW Airport became a prime pickup target for his party’s opponents.

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