Texas Democrats

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Texas Democrats said : “We can’t even have a conversation about voting rights, because infrastructure, once again, is kind of blocking the way,” External link

politico Friday, October 8, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “When it comes to voting rights, you see the remedy coming after the harm. And sometimes when the harm is already done, the remedy is really inconsequential,” External link

politico Friday, October 8, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “It created just a high level of anxiety among Democratic activists, particularly women, that I think is going to increase the overall intensity of the Democratic effort higher than you’ve ever seen before,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “It created just a high level of anxiety among Democratic activists, particularly women, that I think is going to increase the overall intensity of the Democratic effort higher than you've ever seen before,” External link

thehill Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:08:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas Democrats are celebrating the news of a temporary injunction to Abbott’s dystopian abortion ban. This ban is uniquely harmful, exceptionally cruel, and blatantly unconstitutional — and since this ban took effect, people across our state are facing unconscionable obstacles to important health care and gutted access to their constitutional rights. I’m incredibly grateful to the federal government for stepping in, doing the right thing, and suing Texas’ Republican government to block this ban,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Our takeaway from the 2020 election is clear: if we want to save our state from Texas Republicans and their extremist agenda, we need to register more voters. And we know that our path to victory is grounded in investing in the inclusion of all Texans, especially those in underrepresented communities across the state,” External link

thehill Tuesday, June 8, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “The Texas Democratic Party calls on Ted Cruz to resign or be expelled from office,” External link

thehill Friday, February 19, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Greg Abbott ) : “No matter what Abbott says, we have suffered under his watch because of his actions,” External link

dallasnews Monday, February 8, 2021 2:54:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats wrote : “Ted Cruz should be expelled from the Senate for inciting a violent insurrection,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, January 17, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “I see this redistricting opportunity for Republicans as more of a defensive play than an offensive play,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We didn’t want the political landscape in Texas to be drawn by the left, and we know that that would be detrimental to Texas for 10 years, maybe even longer,” External link

thehill Saturday, November 14, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT



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Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “These generous contributions from people all across Texas show just how excited Texans are for this campaign,” External link

nbcdfw Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:37:00 AM EAT

Julie Olivier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "There's a lot at stake for the leadership of the Texas Democratic Party, and a lot more people are paying attention, including myself," External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Julie Olivier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "This goes to the leadership of the Texas Democratic Party not being able to deliver and wanting to do things the old way," External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Julie Olivier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “There’s a lot at stake for the leadership of the Texas Democratic Party, and a lot more people are paying attention, including myself,” External link

statesman Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Julie Olivier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “This goes to the leadership of the Texas Democratic Party not being able to deliver and wanting to do things the old way,” External link

statesman Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Vanita Gupta said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Texas' 2021 redistricting plans were enacted through a rushed process with minimal opportunity for public comment, without any expert testimony and with an overall disregard for the massive minority population growth in Texas over the last decade," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Vanita Gupta said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "plans will diminish the opportunities for Latino and black voters in Texas to elect their preferred representatives," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Gilberto Hinojosa said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "While I sincerely respect anyone who seeks office inside or as a nominee of our Party, I believe I still have much to contribute towards our shared goal of turning Texas blue and I intend to accelerate my commitment to that goal in my role as the Texas Democratic Party Chairman," External link

click2houston Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:44:00 AM EAT

Gilberto Hinojosa said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "While I sincerely respect anyone who seeks office inside or as a nominee of our Party, I believe I still have much to contribute towards our shared goal of turning Texas blue and I intend to accelerate my commitment to that goal in my role as the Texas Democratic Party Chairman," External link

click2houston Saturday, December 4, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Jim Henson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “It makes sense for Democrats to want to channel those doubts and put them front and center,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “There’s not one place in Texas that I visited that hasn’t been interested in hearing about it,” “I don’t have to spend any time explaining to people how dangerous the situation is nor do I have to explain that they didn’t do anything to fix the grid” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Despite the tragedy and the loss of life, this governor has once again done nothing for the people of Texas,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Dan Patrick said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “With broad bipartisan support, the Texas Senate passed legislation to require a repricing to return money to ratepayers. House leadership refused to allow their members to vote on these issues,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Jim Henson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “It makes sense for Democrats to want to channel those doubts and put them front and center,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “There’s not one place in Texas that I visited that hasn’t been interested in hearing about it,” “I don’t have to spend any time explaining to people how dangerous the situation is nor do I have to explain that they didn’t do anything to fix the grid” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Despite the tragedy and the loss of life, this governor has once again done nothing for the people of Texas,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Dan Patrick said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “With broad bipartisan support, the Texas Senate passed legislation to require a repricing to return money to ratepayers. House leadership refused to allow their members to vote on these issues,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I’m hopeful that even conservative states like Texas and other places that don’t have universal pre-K will meet the challenge,” “But if they don’t, then I encourage local communities to go ahead and universalize pre-K” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, November 24, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke told ( about Texas Democrats ) : “If the great sin committed by Republicans historically has been to disenfranchise voters, including those in the Rio Grande Valley, then that committed by Democrats has been to take those same voters for granted in the past,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:52:00 PM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I’m hopeful that even conservative states like Texas and other places that don’t have universal pre-K will meet the challenge,” “But if they don’t, then I encourage local communities to go ahead and universalize pre-K” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:11:00 AM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "This crazy extremism that folks around the world are reading about Texas right now? That's not us," External link

statesman Sunday, November 21, 2021 5:18:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I don’t know that if elected governor and with a likely Republican-majority legislature that we would be able to pass universal health care in the state of Texas,” “It is my aspiration, it is the greatest good that we can do for this state, to make sure everyone can see a doctor. But I think what is both ambitious and achievable is expanding Medicaid, which allows more than a million more Texans to actually see a doctor, many for the first time. It would bring tens of millions of dollars into the state [and] significantly reduce the tax burden for Texans” External link

newrepublic Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:48:00 PM EAT

Larry Sabato said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "It goes without saying there will be a ton of national money on both sides," "It isn't just going to be Texas money" External link

statesman Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “He’s done a lot of damage to this state,” “He’s taking Texas in the wrong direction. The people of Texas understand that. So my challenge, and my opportunity, is to present the alternative” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “He’s done a lot of damage to this state,” “He’s taking Texas in the wrong direction. The people of Texas understand that. So my challenge, and my opportunity, is to present the alternative” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Those in positions of public trust have stopped listening to, serving and paying attention to — and trusting — the people of Texas,” External link

nytimes Monday, November 15, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “A big lesson that I take from anything I’ve been a part of that’s been successful is you gotta keep the focus on people,” “And if this becomes about a single candidate or political party instead of the people of Texas, it’s just not gonna work” External link

click2houston Monday, November 15, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I will partner with anyone, anywhere, anytime — regardless of political party or position of power they may hold — to make sure that we make progress here in Texas,” External link

click2houston Monday, November 15, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Sanders said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I think he’s in a better position, but we’ve all been here before with Bexar County Democrats and special elections,” “There’s going to be caveats all over the place” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 30, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Lai said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “It would not be surprising to see it be 2025 or 2026 and Texas still be in litigation over these maps — and using the maps all the while,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Matthew Dowd said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "I think most voters in Texas are aligned with the Democrats on the issues," External link

statesman Saturday, October 16, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Ted said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Money certainly makes a difference, but Democrats have over and over again claimed that Texas was on the verge of turning blue only to have their hopes dashed,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Ted Cruz said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Money certainly makes a difference, but Democrats have over and over again claimed that Texas was on the verge of turning blue only to have their hopes dashed,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Pete Ricketts said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We are here today to shine a light on what is going on here on the southern border and how it is impacting all of our states — not just the state of Texas,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Merrick B Garland said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Today’s ruling enjoining the Texas law is a victory for women in Texas and for the rule of law. It is the foremost responsibility of the Department of Justice to defend the Constitution. We will continue to protect constitutional rights against all who would seek to undermine them,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Josh Blackman told ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I don’t think anything changes today, tomorrow or even next week or next month. Until the U.S. Supreme Court says stop, I think the clinics in Texas will probably still stand guard,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Brigitte Amiri said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Though the court’s ruling offers a sigh of relief, the threat of Texas’ abortion ban still looms over the state as cases continue to move through the courts. We already know the politicians behind this law will stop at nothing until they’ve banned abortion entirely,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Nancy Northup said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “This injunction is a critical first step in restoring abortion rights and services in Texas. For 36 days, patients have been living in a state of panic, not knowing where or when they’d be able to get abortion care. The clinics and doctors we represent hope to resume full abortion services as soon as they are able, even though the threat of being sued retroactively will not be completely gone until SB 8 is struck down for good. The cruelty of this law is endless,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas Democrats are celebrating the news of a temporary injunction to Abbott’s dystopian abortion ban. This ban is uniquely harmful, exceptionally cruel, and blatantly unconstitutional — and since this ban took effect, people across our state are facing unconscionable obstacles to important health care and gutted access to their constitutional rights. I’m incredibly grateful to the federal government for stepping in, doing the right thing, and suing Texas’ Republican government to block this ban,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We’re close to winning, and when you get close to winning, you begin to attract people who say, ‘I’d like to be lieutenant governor,’” “I have been devoted to bringing real political competition to the state, which means winning statewide office for the Democrats. I’ve been focused for nearly a decade and went through the darkest of times with the party” External link

statesman Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We’re close to winning and when you get close to winning, you begin to attract people who say, ‘I’d like to be lieutenant governor’,” “I have been devoted to bringing real political competition to the state, which means winning statewide office for the Democrats. I’ve been focused for nearly a decade and went through the darkest of times with the party” External link

statesman Monday, October 4, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The legislative agenda in Texas should be about solving the many problems that we have in the state, not the least of which is the power grid,” “We have plenty of problems: exploding property taxes, underfunded schools, we should have expanded Medicaid, a grid that doesn’t work” External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 4, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “They’re trying to rig the system to stay in office as long as they can, try to suppress the vote to make it harder especially for Black and brown communities to vote in Texas and we’re not going to let them,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, June 21, 2021 5:02:00 PM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “They’re trying to rig the system to stay in office as long as they can, try to suppress the vote to make it harder especially for Black and brown communities to vote in Texas and we’re not going to let them,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, June 21, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Chris Turner said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Texas has a governor, not a dictator," External link

foxnews Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:53:00 AM EAT

Charles Schumer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "These Texas Democrats bravely fought against voter suppression," "They must have gotten five or six standing ovations. We were really taken by their courage, their bravery and, most importantly, their mission" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Eckhardt said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "I am angry because the politicians of Texas have failed to keep their constituents safe," External link

statesman Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "When Texas Democrats walked off the House floor to deny a quorum, to block a bill, I think that lit a small spark and reignited the national debate on voting rights," "If we can bring that small spark from Texas and help light a fire in the bellies of these United States Senators, I think it will be time well spent" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I want us to hold the biggest voting rights rally in the state of Texas,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, June 14, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Our takeaway from the 2020 election is clear: if we want to save our state from Texas Republicans and their extremist agenda, we need to register more voters. And we know that our path to victory is grounded in investing in the inclusion of all Texans, especially those in underrepresented communities across the state,” External link

thehill Tuesday, June 8, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gilberto Hinojosa said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We have historically had turnout issues in Texas, particularly with the Latino community, which is a big part of our base,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:25:00 PM EAT

Matt Schaefer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “In my view, Democrats had record in-state spending, record out-of-state spending, record turnout and they came up with nothing in the state,” “So Republicans view that as an expectation from voters that Republican priorities will be priorities” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 4, 2021 12:15:00 PM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 11:01:00 PM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott wrote ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I expect legislators to have worked out their differences prior to arriving back at the Capitol so that they can hit the ground running to pass legislation related to these emergency items and other priority legislation. During the special session, we will continue to advance policies that put the people of Texas first,” External link

thehill Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

guardian Monday, May 31, 2021 11:45:00 PM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I declared Election Integrity and Bail Reform to be must-pass emergency items for this legislative session. It is deeply disappointing and concerning for Texans that neither will reach my desk,” “Ensuring the integrity of our elections and reforming a broken bail system remain emergencies in Texas. They will be added to the special session agenda. Legislators will be expected to have worked out the details when they arrive at the Capitol for the special session” External link

nypost Monday, May 31, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Robert Draper wrote ( about Texas Democrats ) : "The Texas Republican Party has lost its ability to speak to much of the contemporary electorate," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Our creator endowed us with the right to life and yet millions of children lose their right to life every year because of abortion. In Texas, we work to save those lives. That's exactly what the Texas legislature did this session. They worked together on a bipartisan basis to pass a bill that I'm about to sign that ensures that the life of every unborn child that has a heartbeat will be saved from the ravages of abortion," External link

nbcdfw Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Jones said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “While Democrats will attempt to pass this off as a district that they never had any hope of winning — and they are right, it’s a pink district that leans toward the Republican Party — it still was their best hope during 2021 of all the special elections of actually flipping a Republican held seat,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 10, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Ruben Gallego said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Instead of backing the Latina, in Texas, they splintered our coalition," "Unfortunately, this happens often. Latino candidates are consistently second-guessed by progressive and Democratic groups. And it is going to have negative consequences come 2022 if they don't change their process" External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, May 3, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Cal Jillson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The Republicans turned out and the Democrats didn’t,” External link

nytimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Chris Wallace said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas is not Georgia nor do we want to be,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Chris Wallace said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas is not Georgia nor do we want to be,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 12, 2021 5:55:00 PM EAT

Chris Wallace said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas is not Georgia nor do we want to be,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 12, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Brian Hughes said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "If we focus on the provisions of this bill — not what the feds are doing but what's in this bill and Texas elections — we'll have to agree these are provisions that will apply across the board, they're consistent, they're fair," External link

wacotrib Friday, April 2, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Hughes said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "If we focus on the provisions of this bill not what the feds are doing but what's in this bill and Texas elections we'll have to agree these are provisions that will apply across the board, they're consistent, they're fair," External link

chron Friday, April 2, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Filemon Vela said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Democrats have a big problem in Texas,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 26, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump writes ( about Texas Democrats ) : "the $2,000 will be approved anyway by the Democrats," External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 5, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Seth Meyers said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Like clockwork, the Fox News disinformation machine went to work and blamed the power outage in Texas on a thing that does not currently exist in any form in Texas or at the national level, the Green New Deal,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Seth Meyers said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Which, of course it does, it’s Texas!” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Ted Cruz added ( about Texas Democrats ) : "My staff and I are in constant communication with state and local leaders to get to the bottom of what happened in Texas. We want our power back, our water on, and our homes warm. My team and I will continue using all our resources to keep Texans informed and safe," External link

ABCnews Friday, February 19, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ted Cruz said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “My staff and I are in constant communication with state and local leaders to get to the bottom of what happened in Texas,” “We want our power back, our water on, and our homes warm. My team and I will continue using all our resources to keep Texans informed and safe” External link

thehill Friday, February 19, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “It just shows that fossil fuel is necessary for the state of Texas as well as other states to make sure that we will be able to heat our homes in the wintertime and cool our homes in the summertime,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 19, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Joan Huffman said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I look forward to the opportunity to ask direct questions to the leaders of these entities in a public forum, because the people of Texas deserve answers and this committee will demand them,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 19, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "I was asked a question on one TV show about renewable, and I responded to that question," "Every source of power that the state of Texas has has been compromised, whether it be renewable power such as wind or solar, but also, as I mentioned today, access to coal-generated power, access to gas-generated power, also have been compromised" External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 19, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Ted Cruz added ( about Texas Democrats ) : "My staff and I are in constant communication with state and local leaders to get to the bottom of what happened in Texas. We want our power back, our water on, and our homes warm. My team and I will continue using all our resources to keep Texans informed and safe," External link

ABCnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "I was asked a question on one TV show about renewable, and I responded to that question," "Every source of power that the state of Texas has has been compromised, whether it be renewable power such as wind or solar, but also, as I mentioned today, access to coal-generated power, access to gas-generated power, also have been compromised" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Chris Hayes added ( about Texas Democrats ) : "It is just a lie that wind turbines, 'green energy' are the root causes of the problems in Texas right now," External link

sentinelsource Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Perry said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "If this Green New Deal goes forward the way that the Biden administration appears to want it to, then we'll have more events like we've had in Texas all across the country," External link

sentinelsource Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Normalcy is returning to Texas, but it has not been easy," External link

kxxv Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "We will continue expanding vaccinations across Texas until every Texan who wants one will be able to get one," External link

kxxv Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Texas has always been a law-and-order state. We’re going to stay that way," "We will support our law enforcement officers, not demonize and defund them" External link

kxxv Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "This legislative session, Texas House Democrats will fight to expand healthcare access for millions of uninsured Texans," External link

kxxv Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Mr King said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “If you’re in West Texas where most of the counties are 10 to 20,000 people, you’ve got to reach into those urban areas to pick up some population,” External link

nytimes Monday, February 1, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Mr King said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “If you’re in West Texas where most of the counties are 10 to 20,000 people, you’ve got to reach into those urban areas to pick up some population,” External link

nytimes Monday, February 1, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Todd Staples said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Families’ lives in Texas have been dramatically improved by oil and gas,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Cliff Walker said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas Democrats are here to stay and the fight for a blue Texas continues,” External link

thehill Friday, January 22, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ted Cruz said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The people of Texas elected me and sent me here to fight for 29 million Texans. And that’s a responsibility I take very seriously,” External link

dallasnews Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Gilberto Hinojosa said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Frankly I don’t think he changed the Republican Party in Texas,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Cal Jillson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The stars have to align, because the Republicans know something the Democrats don’t know, and that’s how to win,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, December 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Jones said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “All Democrats realize (the leasing ban) is going to happen whether they oppose it or not,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, December 2, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Trey Grayson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Anyone who says Republicans can’t win with really high turnout, look at this election. There was this huge turnout, and Texas didn’t go blue,” External link

click2houston Friday, November 27, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Manny Garcia said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas grew and Texas voters spoke much louder than before,” “We are a new electorate and we continue to grow and we are becoming louder” External link

dallasnews Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We didn’t want the political landscape in Texas to be drawn by the left, and we know that that would be detrimental to Texas for 10 years, maybe even longer,” External link

thehill Saturday, November 14, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

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Texas Democrats said : “We can’t even have a conversation about voting rights, because infrastructure, once again, is kind of blocking the way,” External link

politico Friday, October 8, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “When it comes to voting rights, you see the remedy coming after the harm. And sometimes when the harm is already done, the remedy is really inconsequential,” External link

politico Friday, October 8, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “It created just a high level of anxiety among Democratic activists, particularly women, that I think is going to increase the overall intensity of the Democratic effort higher than you’ve ever seen before,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “It created just a high level of anxiety among Democratic activists, particularly women, that I think is going to increase the overall intensity of the Democratic effort higher than you've ever seen before,” External link

thehill Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:08:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas Democrats are celebrating the news of a temporary injunction to Abbott’s dystopian abortion ban. This ban is uniquely harmful, exceptionally cruel, and blatantly unconstitutional — and since this ban took effect, people across our state are facing unconscionable obstacles to important health care and gutted access to their constitutional rights. I’m incredibly grateful to the federal government for stepping in, doing the right thing, and suing Texas’ Republican government to block this ban,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Our takeaway from the 2020 election is clear: if we want to save our state from Texas Republicans and their extremist agenda, we need to register more voters. And we know that our path to victory is grounded in investing in the inclusion of all Texans, especially those in underrepresented communities across the state,” External link

thehill Tuesday, June 8, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “The Texas Democratic Party calls on Ted Cruz to resign or be expelled from office,” External link

thehill Friday, February 19, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Greg Abbott ) : “No matter what Abbott says, we have suffered under his watch because of his actions,” External link

dallasnews Monday, February 8, 2021 2:54:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats wrote : “Ted Cruz should be expelled from the Senate for inciting a violent insurrection,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, January 17, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said : “I see this redistricting opportunity for Republicans as more of a defensive play than an offensive play,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We didn’t want the political landscape in Texas to be drawn by the left, and we know that that would be detrimental to Texas for 10 years, maybe even longer,” External link

thehill Saturday, November 14, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT



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Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “These generous contributions from people all across Texas show just how excited Texans are for this campaign,” External link

nbcdfw Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:37:00 AM EAT

Julie Olivier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "There's a lot at stake for the leadership of the Texas Democratic Party, and a lot more people are paying attention, including myself," External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Julie Olivier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "This goes to the leadership of the Texas Democratic Party not being able to deliver and wanting to do things the old way," External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Julie Olivier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “There’s a lot at stake for the leadership of the Texas Democratic Party, and a lot more people are paying attention, including myself,” External link

statesman Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Julie Olivier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “This goes to the leadership of the Texas Democratic Party not being able to deliver and wanting to do things the old way,” External link

statesman Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Vanita Gupta said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Texas' 2021 redistricting plans were enacted through a rushed process with minimal opportunity for public comment, without any expert testimony and with an overall disregard for the massive minority population growth in Texas over the last decade," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Vanita Gupta said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "plans will diminish the opportunities for Latino and black voters in Texas to elect their preferred representatives," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Gilberto Hinojosa said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "While I sincerely respect anyone who seeks office inside or as a nominee of our Party, I believe I still have much to contribute towards our shared goal of turning Texas blue and I intend to accelerate my commitment to that goal in my role as the Texas Democratic Party Chairman," External link

click2houston Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:44:00 AM EAT

Gilberto Hinojosa said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "While I sincerely respect anyone who seeks office inside or as a nominee of our Party, I believe I still have much to contribute towards our shared goal of turning Texas blue and I intend to accelerate my commitment to that goal in my role as the Texas Democratic Party Chairman," External link

click2houston Saturday, December 4, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Jim Henson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “It makes sense for Democrats to want to channel those doubts and put them front and center,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “There’s not one place in Texas that I visited that hasn’t been interested in hearing about it,” “I don’t have to spend any time explaining to people how dangerous the situation is nor do I have to explain that they didn’t do anything to fix the grid” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Despite the tragedy and the loss of life, this governor has once again done nothing for the people of Texas,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Dan Patrick said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “With broad bipartisan support, the Texas Senate passed legislation to require a repricing to return money to ratepayers. House leadership refused to allow their members to vote on these issues,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Jim Henson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “It makes sense for Democrats to want to channel those doubts and put them front and center,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “There’s not one place in Texas that I visited that hasn’t been interested in hearing about it,” “I don’t have to spend any time explaining to people how dangerous the situation is nor do I have to explain that they didn’t do anything to fix the grid” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Despite the tragedy and the loss of life, this governor has once again done nothing for the people of Texas,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Dan Patrick said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “With broad bipartisan support, the Texas Senate passed legislation to require a repricing to return money to ratepayers. House leadership refused to allow their members to vote on these issues,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 3, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I’m hopeful that even conservative states like Texas and other places that don’t have universal pre-K will meet the challenge,” “But if they don’t, then I encourage local communities to go ahead and universalize pre-K” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, November 24, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke told ( about Texas Democrats ) : “If the great sin committed by Republicans historically has been to disenfranchise voters, including those in the Rio Grande Valley, then that committed by Democrats has been to take those same voters for granted in the past,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:52:00 PM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I’m hopeful that even conservative states like Texas and other places that don’t have universal pre-K will meet the challenge,” “But if they don’t, then I encourage local communities to go ahead and universalize pre-K” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:11:00 AM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "This crazy extremism that folks around the world are reading about Texas right now? That's not us," External link

statesman Sunday, November 21, 2021 5:18:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I don’t know that if elected governor and with a likely Republican-majority legislature that we would be able to pass universal health care in the state of Texas,” “It is my aspiration, it is the greatest good that we can do for this state, to make sure everyone can see a doctor. But I think what is both ambitious and achievable is expanding Medicaid, which allows more than a million more Texans to actually see a doctor, many for the first time. It would bring tens of millions of dollars into the state [and] significantly reduce the tax burden for Texans” External link

newrepublic Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:48:00 PM EAT

Larry Sabato said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "It goes without saying there will be a ton of national money on both sides," "It isn't just going to be Texas money" External link

statesman Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “He’s done a lot of damage to this state,” “He’s taking Texas in the wrong direction. The people of Texas understand that. So my challenge, and my opportunity, is to present the alternative” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “He’s done a lot of damage to this state,” “He’s taking Texas in the wrong direction. The people of Texas understand that. So my challenge, and my opportunity, is to present the alternative” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Those in positions of public trust have stopped listening to, serving and paying attention to — and trusting — the people of Texas,” External link

nytimes Monday, November 15, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “A big lesson that I take from anything I’ve been a part of that’s been successful is you gotta keep the focus on people,” “And if this becomes about a single candidate or political party instead of the people of Texas, it’s just not gonna work” External link

click2houston Monday, November 15, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I will partner with anyone, anywhere, anytime — regardless of political party or position of power they may hold — to make sure that we make progress here in Texas,” External link

click2houston Monday, November 15, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Sanders said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I think he’s in a better position, but we’ve all been here before with Bexar County Democrats and special elections,” “There’s going to be caveats all over the place” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 30, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Lai said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “It would not be surprising to see it be 2025 or 2026 and Texas still be in litigation over these maps — and using the maps all the while,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Matthew Dowd said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "I think most voters in Texas are aligned with the Democrats on the issues," External link

statesman Saturday, October 16, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Ted said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Money certainly makes a difference, but Democrats have over and over again claimed that Texas was on the verge of turning blue only to have their hopes dashed,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Ted Cruz said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Money certainly makes a difference, but Democrats have over and over again claimed that Texas was on the verge of turning blue only to have their hopes dashed,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Pete Ricketts said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We are here today to shine a light on what is going on here on the southern border and how it is impacting all of our states — not just the state of Texas,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Merrick B Garland said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Today’s ruling enjoining the Texas law is a victory for women in Texas and for the rule of law. It is the foremost responsibility of the Department of Justice to defend the Constitution. We will continue to protect constitutional rights against all who would seek to undermine them,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Josh Blackman told ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I don’t think anything changes today, tomorrow or even next week or next month. Until the U.S. Supreme Court says stop, I think the clinics in Texas will probably still stand guard,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Brigitte Amiri said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Though the court’s ruling offers a sigh of relief, the threat of Texas’ abortion ban still looms over the state as cases continue to move through the courts. We already know the politicians behind this law will stop at nothing until they’ve banned abortion entirely,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Nancy Northup said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “This injunction is a critical first step in restoring abortion rights and services in Texas. For 36 days, patients have been living in a state of panic, not knowing where or when they’d be able to get abortion care. The clinics and doctors we represent hope to resume full abortion services as soon as they are able, even though the threat of being sued retroactively will not be completely gone until SB 8 is struck down for good. The cruelty of this law is endless,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas Democrats are celebrating the news of a temporary injunction to Abbott’s dystopian abortion ban. This ban is uniquely harmful, exceptionally cruel, and blatantly unconstitutional — and since this ban took effect, people across our state are facing unconscionable obstacles to important health care and gutted access to their constitutional rights. I’m incredibly grateful to the federal government for stepping in, doing the right thing, and suing Texas’ Republican government to block this ban,” External link

fox59 Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We’re close to winning, and when you get close to winning, you begin to attract people who say, ‘I’d like to be lieutenant governor,’” “I have been devoted to bringing real political competition to the state, which means winning statewide office for the Democrats. I’ve been focused for nearly a decade and went through the darkest of times with the party” External link

statesman Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We’re close to winning and when you get close to winning, you begin to attract people who say, ‘I’d like to be lieutenant governor’,” “I have been devoted to bringing real political competition to the state, which means winning statewide office for the Democrats. I’ve been focused for nearly a decade and went through the darkest of times with the party” External link

statesman Monday, October 4, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mike Collier said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The legislative agenda in Texas should be about solving the many problems that we have in the state, not the least of which is the power grid,” “We have plenty of problems: exploding property taxes, underfunded schools, we should have expanded Medicaid, a grid that doesn’t work” External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 4, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “They’re trying to rig the system to stay in office as long as they can, try to suppress the vote to make it harder especially for Black and brown communities to vote in Texas and we’re not going to let them,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, June 21, 2021 5:02:00 PM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “They’re trying to rig the system to stay in office as long as they can, try to suppress the vote to make it harder especially for Black and brown communities to vote in Texas and we’re not going to let them,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, June 21, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Chris Turner said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Texas has a governor, not a dictator," External link

foxnews Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:53:00 AM EAT

Charles Schumer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "These Texas Democrats bravely fought against voter suppression," "They must have gotten five or six standing ovations. We were really taken by their courage, their bravery and, most importantly, their mission" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Eckhardt said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "I am angry because the politicians of Texas have failed to keep their constituents safe," External link

statesman Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "When Texas Democrats walked off the House floor to deny a quorum, to block a bill, I think that lit a small spark and reignited the national debate on voting rights," "If we can bring that small spark from Texas and help light a fire in the bellies of these United States Senators, I think it will be time well spent" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Beto O Rourke said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I want us to hold the biggest voting rights rally in the state of Texas,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, June 14, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Our takeaway from the 2020 election is clear: if we want to save our state from Texas Republicans and their extremist agenda, we need to register more voters. And we know that our path to victory is grounded in investing in the inclusion of all Texans, especially those in underrepresented communities across the state,” External link

thehill Tuesday, June 8, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gilberto Hinojosa said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We have historically had turnout issues in Texas, particularly with the Latino community, which is a big part of our base,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:25:00 PM EAT

Matt Schaefer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “In my view, Democrats had record in-state spending, record out-of-state spending, record turnout and they came up with nothing in the state,” “So Republicans view that as an expectation from voters that Republican priorities will be priorities” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 4, 2021 12:15:00 PM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 11:01:00 PM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 1, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott wrote ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I expect legislators to have worked out their differences prior to arriving back at the Capitol so that they can hit the ground running to pass legislation related to these emergency items and other priority legislation. During the special session, we will continue to advance policies that put the people of Texas first,” External link

thehill Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Martinez Fischer said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The eyes of the nation were watching Texas, and we wanted to make very clear that Texas Democrats would fight tooth and nail to defend voting rights,” External link

guardian Monday, May 31, 2021 11:45:00 PM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I declared Election Integrity and Bail Reform to be must-pass emergency items for this legislative session. It is deeply disappointing and concerning for Texans that neither will reach my desk,” “Ensuring the integrity of our elections and reforming a broken bail system remain emergencies in Texas. They will be added to the special session agenda. Legislators will be expected to have worked out the details when they arrive at the Capitol for the special session” External link

nypost Monday, May 31, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Robert Draper wrote ( about Texas Democrats ) : "The Texas Republican Party has lost its ability to speak to much of the contemporary electorate," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Our creator endowed us with the right to life and yet millions of children lose their right to life every year because of abortion. In Texas, we work to save those lives. That's exactly what the Texas legislature did this session. They worked together on a bipartisan basis to pass a bill that I'm about to sign that ensures that the life of every unborn child that has a heartbeat will be saved from the ravages of abortion," External link

nbcdfw Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Jones said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “While Democrats will attempt to pass this off as a district that they never had any hope of winning — and they are right, it’s a pink district that leans toward the Republican Party — it still was their best hope during 2021 of all the special elections of actually flipping a Republican held seat,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 10, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Ruben Gallego said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Instead of backing the Latina, in Texas, they splintered our coalition," "Unfortunately, this happens often. Latino candidates are consistently second-guessed by progressive and Democratic groups. And it is going to have negative consequences come 2022 if they don't change their process" External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, May 3, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Cal Jillson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The Republicans turned out and the Democrats didn’t,” External link

nytimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Chris Wallace said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas is not Georgia nor do we want to be,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Chris Wallace said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas is not Georgia nor do we want to be,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 12, 2021 5:55:00 PM EAT

Chris Wallace said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas is not Georgia nor do we want to be,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 12, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Brian Hughes said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "If we focus on the provisions of this bill — not what the feds are doing but what's in this bill and Texas elections — we'll have to agree these are provisions that will apply across the board, they're consistent, they're fair," External link

wacotrib Friday, April 2, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Hughes said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "If we focus on the provisions of this bill not what the feds are doing but what's in this bill and Texas elections we'll have to agree these are provisions that will apply across the board, they're consistent, they're fair," External link

chron Friday, April 2, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Filemon Vela said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Democrats have a big problem in Texas,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 26, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump writes ( about Texas Democrats ) : "the $2,000 will be approved anyway by the Democrats," External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 5, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Seth Meyers said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Like clockwork, the Fox News disinformation machine went to work and blamed the power outage in Texas on a thing that does not currently exist in any form in Texas or at the national level, the Green New Deal,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Seth Meyers said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Which, of course it does, it’s Texas!” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Ted Cruz added ( about Texas Democrats ) : "My staff and I are in constant communication with state and local leaders to get to the bottom of what happened in Texas. We want our power back, our water on, and our homes warm. My team and I will continue using all our resources to keep Texans informed and safe," External link

ABCnews Friday, February 19, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ted Cruz said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “My staff and I are in constant communication with state and local leaders to get to the bottom of what happened in Texas,” “We want our power back, our water on, and our homes warm. My team and I will continue using all our resources to keep Texans informed and safe” External link

thehill Friday, February 19, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “It just shows that fossil fuel is necessary for the state of Texas as well as other states to make sure that we will be able to heat our homes in the wintertime and cool our homes in the summertime,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 19, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Joan Huffman said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “I look forward to the opportunity to ask direct questions to the leaders of these entities in a public forum, because the people of Texas deserve answers and this committee will demand them,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 19, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "I was asked a question on one TV show about renewable, and I responded to that question," "Every source of power that the state of Texas has has been compromised, whether it be renewable power such as wind or solar, but also, as I mentioned today, access to coal-generated power, access to gas-generated power, also have been compromised" External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 19, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Ted Cruz added ( about Texas Democrats ) : "My staff and I are in constant communication with state and local leaders to get to the bottom of what happened in Texas. We want our power back, our water on, and our homes warm. My team and I will continue using all our resources to keep Texans informed and safe," External link

ABCnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "I was asked a question on one TV show about renewable, and I responded to that question," "Every source of power that the state of Texas has has been compromised, whether it be renewable power such as wind or solar, but also, as I mentioned today, access to coal-generated power, access to gas-generated power, also have been compromised" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Chris Hayes added ( about Texas Democrats ) : "It is just a lie that wind turbines, 'green energy' are the root causes of the problems in Texas right now," External link

sentinelsource Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Perry said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "If this Green New Deal goes forward the way that the Biden administration appears to want it to, then we'll have more events like we've had in Texas all across the country," External link

sentinelsource Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Normalcy is returning to Texas, but it has not been easy," External link

kxxv Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "We will continue expanding vaccinations across Texas until every Texan who wants one will be able to get one," External link

kxxv Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Greg Abbott said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "Texas has always been a law-and-order state. We’re going to stay that way," "We will support our law enforcement officers, not demonize and defund them" External link

kxxv Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Julian Castro said ( about Texas Democrats ) : "This legislative session, Texas House Democrats will fight to expand healthcare access for millions of uninsured Texans," External link

kxxv Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Mr King said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “If you’re in West Texas where most of the counties are 10 to 20,000 people, you’ve got to reach into those urban areas to pick up some population,” External link

nytimes Monday, February 1, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Mr King said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “If you’re in West Texas where most of the counties are 10 to 20,000 people, you’ve got to reach into those urban areas to pick up some population,” External link

nytimes Monday, February 1, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Todd Staples said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Families’ lives in Texas have been dramatically improved by oil and gas,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Cliff Walker said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas Democrats are here to stay and the fight for a blue Texas continues,” External link

thehill Friday, January 22, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ted Cruz said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The people of Texas elected me and sent me here to fight for 29 million Texans. And that’s a responsibility I take very seriously,” External link

dallasnews Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Gilberto Hinojosa said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Frankly I don’t think he changed the Republican Party in Texas,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

Cal Jillson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “The stars have to align, because the Republicans know something the Democrats don’t know, and that’s how to win,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, December 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Jones said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “All Democrats realize (the leasing ban) is going to happen whether they oppose it or not,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, December 2, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Trey Grayson said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Anyone who says Republicans can’t win with really high turnout, look at this election. There was this huge turnout, and Texas didn’t go blue,” External link

click2houston Friday, November 27, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Manny Garcia said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “Texas grew and Texas voters spoke much louder than before,” “We are a new electorate and we continue to grow and we are becoming louder” External link

dallasnews Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Texas Democrats said ( about Texas Democrats ) : “We didn’t want the political landscape in Texas to be drawn by the left, and we know that that would be detrimental to Texas for 10 years, maybe even longer,” External link

thehill Saturday, November 14, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT