Ross Ramsey

Texas Tribune

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Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke is challenging Ted Cruz for his senate seat. Texas hasn’t elected a Democrat for statewide office in nearly 25 years. But this race is close.

Could Ted Cruz lose his senate seat in Texas?

Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke is challenging Ted Cruz for his senate seat. Texas hasn’t elected a Democrat for statewide office in nearly 25 years. But this race is close.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig  dropped the other shoe  on Frank McCourt today, appointing the former president of the Texas Rangers to oversee day-to-day operations for the Los…

New Management in Chavez Ravine

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig dropped the other shoe on Frank McCourt today, appointing the former president of the Texas Rangers to oversee day-to-day operations for the Los…

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The former Congress member talks to Robert Scheer about his life and the dramatic events surrounding his political rise, as told in his new book “The Division of Light and Power.”

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For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the grand jury empaneled to consider indictments for or related to former President Trump, and more.

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Isaac Bryan is the founding director of the UCLA Black Policy Project and a big proponent of Measure J, which funds alternatives to incarceration.

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Last month, LA saw its first major fire of what’s expected to be a devastating season.

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Vice President Kamala Harris visited Central America this week. She told would-be migrants in Guatemala “do not come” (to the U.S.), which drew criticism from progressive democrats.

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In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

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