Category Archive: Texas

Here’s How Texas Should Give Its Immigration Law the Boot

June 28, 2017

This piece first appeared on NBCNews.com. Texas is not the first state to pass an anti-immigrant law targeted toward Latinos; that dubious honor goes to California. In 1994 California voters approved ballot proposition 187 that would strip the provision of any service—including emergency room care Continue Reading →

Calling Immigration on Latinos Protesting SB4 is Racial Profiling

June 1, 2017

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com. Freedom of speech. It’s a pretty big deal; that’s why it’s the First Amendment of our Constitution. But according to one Texas legislator the First Amendment doesn’t apply to you if you look Latino. On the last day of Continue Reading →

Why George P. Bush Swallowed Bitter Pill and Endorsed Trump

August 11, 2016

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com AUSTIN, Texas — After witnessing Donald Trump bully, batter and bruise his dad, Jeb Bush, Texas Land Commissioner and the only statewide Latino elected official George P. Bush did what he had to do for political survival, endorse Trump. Continue Reading →

MSNBC Live – Rick Perry’s indictment is not a smiling matter

August 23, 2014

MSNBC’s NOW – TX Primary Preview

March 4, 2014

MSNBC’s Politics Nation – Cornyn & the Tea Party

December 11, 2013

MSNBC’s Agenda Panel – Cornyn’s Primary Challenge

December 10, 2013

How Wendy Davis can break up Texas’ boys club

December 3, 2013

This post originally appeared on MSNBC.com The last time a Democrat was elected to statewide office in Texas, pagers were still cool. The era of Ann Richards and beepers may be long gone now. But 20 years, and a generation of smart phones later, Democrats Continue Reading →

A Texas Latina throws her hat in the ring

November 25, 2013

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino It’s finally official.  Texas state senator Leticia Van de Putte, otherwise known as LVP, is running for Lieutenant Governor next year. This is a big deal and I’ll get to that in a minute.  But first, a little background Continue Reading →

MSNBC’s Politics Nation – POTUS comes to Texas

November 7, 2013

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