Closely watched Democratic primary in Texas’ 28th District remains too close to call

Closely watched Democratic primary in Texas’ 28th District remains too close to call

This post was originally published on this site A runoff in South Texas between incumbent Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar and progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros remained too close to call as of Wednesday morning. (Image credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images; Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

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Henry Cuellar declares victory, but Jessica Cisneros won’t concede in nail-biter runoff for South Texas seat

Henry Cuellar declares victory, but Jessica Cisneros won’t concede in nail-biter runoff for South Texas seat

This post was originally published on this site By Abby Livingston and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune May 24, 2022 LAREDO —U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, the last anti-abortion Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, boldly declared victory just before midnight in his nail-biter primary runoff race. But his progressive...

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Texas Primary Is Democrats’ First Big Test On Abortion Rights After Supreme Court Leak

Texas Primary Is Democrats’ First Big Test On Abortion Rights After Supreme Court Leak

This post was originally published on this siteJessica Cisneros has made Rep. Henry Cuellar’s opposition to abortion rights a focus of her campaign.

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The Supreme Court draft ruling puts Texas’ Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff election

The Supreme Court draft ruling puts Texas’ Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff election

This post was originally published on this site When Jessica Cisneros released the first TV ad of her Democratic primary runoff last week, it highlighted how her opponent, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Laredo, was the only House Democrat to vote against legislation to codify Roe v. Wade. “But on...

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Closely watched South Texas Democratic primary heads to a runoff

Closely watched South Texas Democratic primary heads to a runoff

This post was originally published on this site The primary battle between longtime Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar, a fixture of South Texas politics, and progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros will continue on to a May runoff. (Image credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images; Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

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5 things to watch in the Texas primary election

5 things to watch in the Texas primary election

This post was originally published on this siteTexas kicks off the 2022 midterm elections Tuesday with the nation’s first primaries.

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Progressive Jessica Cisneros Challenges Rep. Cuellar in Texas

Progressive Jessica Cisneros Challenges Rep. Cuellar in Texas

This post was originally published on this siteIn her second run for Congress, Jessica Cisneros has moved from pitching progressive policies to attacking the incumbent Democrat, Representative Henry Cuellar.

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Green groups press for progressive upset in Texas House race

Green groups press for progressive upset in Texas House race

This post was originally published on this siteProgressives and environmental groups hope to make Jessica Cisneros’s primary rematch with Rep. Henry Cuellar (Texas) a referendum on the nine-term House Democrat’s fossil-fuel industry ties and what they view as lackluster support for the…

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Bernie Sanders endorses progressive Jessica Cisneros against Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas

Bernie Sanders endorses progressive Jessica Cisneros against Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas

This post was originally published on this siteVermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday endorsed Jessica Cisneros’ bid to unseat Texas Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar, as early voting in the state begins ahead of the March 1 primary election.

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Five Democrats the left plans to target

Five Democrats the left plans to target

This post was originally published on this siteProgressives are preparing to try and clear out Democrats they say are hampering their ability to remodel the country while their party still controls Congress. They see the skeleton Build Back Better (BBB) package and failed voting rights bill…

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