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Posts on ‘January 9th, 2018’

Interview with Laura Moser

Today is Day Two of my weeklong tour of CD07, which is not only one of the better pickup opportunities in Texas but also a regular feature in national stories about the 2018 environment and the map that Democrats are aiming for to win back control of Congress. And in those stories that feature CD07, […]

Lupe Valdez kicks off her campaign

Let’s get moving. Lupe Valdez, the former Dallas County Sheriff, formally launched her Democratic bid for governor on Sunday, touting a campaign aimed at representing all Texans and listing a broad range of topics she plans to address as election season gets underway. “Together, we need to build something new — a new Texas,” Valdez […]

Chris Oliver gets sentenced

Goodbye. A former Houston Community College trustee was sentenced to nearly six years in prison on Monday after a judge said he accepted more than a quarter million dollars in bribes in exchange for his influence over contract work with the college. In the sentencing, U.S. District Judge Vanessa D. Gilmore asked Chris Oliver if […]