Battleground Texas has a goal of winning statewide for Democrats in 2020, but by then it may be too late.
As the organization marks its second anniversary, the real question is: does it have a future?
If you’re surprised by this year’s pick, you may be eligible for a Bum Steer Award of your own
The Democratic Senate candidate has some tough words for his party.
Battleground Texas, the organization chosen by the Obama White House to “turn Texas blue,” proved to have been nothing more than a mirage. In fact, Battleground did more to sabotage the Democratic effort — unintentionally — than to support it, thanks to Jeremy Bird, Battleground’s leader. Bird produced a memo…
Why Texas stays red.
Politics can usually be described along the same lines as that old cliché about the weather: if you don’t like it, just wait five minutes and it’ll change. The will of the electorate is fickle, as constant in its attachment to any particular politician as to any particular variety of breakfast…
After ruling the state for a century, Texas Democrats were gradually reduced to irrelevance. Is the reawakening at hand?
In the current issue of Texas Monthly, I wrote about the prospects of Battleground Texas in a column titled “Am I Blue?” Writing in the National Journal, Ronald Brownstein speculates that one politician has the power to turn Texas Blue. That politician is … Rick Perry.
The consultants behind Battleground Texas believe the state is ready to swing back to the Democrats. They could learn a thing or two from the Republicans.