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Four things to watch at Texas Democratic, Republican conventions

Several thousand Texans will descend on San Antonio and Fort Worth for the biennial Republican and Democratic conventions to hear from the state’s most prominent politicians, adopt new platforms and elect party leaders.

Black women changing tide of American politics

Last month, the world witnessed something that had never been done before in the history of politics in the United States.

Johnson running to become first Black Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives

State Rep. Eric Johnson, D-Dallas, has filed the paperwork to run for Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives for the 86th Texas Legislature. The speaker is the presiding officer of the House, chosen by the representatives as each new ...

Democrats, GOP target voters behind cracked ‘blue wall’

Automotive engineer Steve Semian credits Barack Obama with rescuing the auto industry and with it, much of Michigan. But the 47-year-old from Macomb County, north of Detroit, said it was the state’s Republican governor, Rick Snyder, who “helped us pull ...

Supreme Court seems divided over Texas redistricting

The Supreme Court appeared divided April 24 over Texas’ appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.

Dems to Black activists: Trump is ‘the darkness’

One after another, the speakers attacked President Trump’s policies as discriminatory, his rhetoric as hateful and his motivations as bigoted. The fiery rhetoric, from nearly a half dozen Democrats who may seek the White House in 2020, came as hundreds ...

Bernie Sanders struggles with new path to Black voters

As Bernie Sanders contemplates making another presidential bid in 2020, the Vermont senator still is searching for the right way to attract more Black voters who backed Hillary Clinton and effectively denied him the Democratic nomination in 2016.

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates forums for the Runoff Election

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, will host two political forums for the Runoff Election.

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates features candidates for Dallas ISD Board of Trustees - District 9

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, held its final forum March 5 at the African American Museum for candidates running for Dallas ISD Board of Trustee District 9 positions: incumbent Bernadette Nutall, Justin Henry, Edward ...

Texas primary turnout buoys Democrats’ hopes again

Texas is the latest place where Democrats are finding optimism for 2018 after kicking off the nation’s primary election season with their biggest midterm turnout in more than a quarter-century.

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates features candidates running for Criminal Court, Court of Appeals, Sheriff and Constable

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, returned Feb. 19 to the African American Museum with candidates running for Criminal Court, Court of Appeals, Sheriff and Constable positions.

Democrats accuse Texas of voter suppression in schools

Democrats are alleging new attempts at voter suppression in Texas, where the GOP-controlled Legislature’s electoral maps and a strict voter ID law already have been previously struck down in federal court and the nation’s first primary of the year is ...

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates features candidates for County Court at Law, Judge Criminal Court, Texas State Board of Education, Democratic Party Chair and U.S. Congress

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, featured Democratic candidates for County Court at Law No. 4, Judge Criminal Court No. 33, Texas State Board of Education District 12, Democratic Party Chair and U.S. Congress District ...

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates featuring candidates for criminal, family and district court

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, highlighted the Democratic candidates running for criminal court, family court and county court at law positions in front of a packed crowd at the African American Museum, Feb. 5.

Monday Night Politics - Meet the Candidates features candidates for judicial, criminal and family court

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, Jan. 29 to the African American Museum featuring candidates participating in the March 6 Democratic election.

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