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An El Paso, Texas, electric utility is being purchased by an investment fund with deep, undisclosed ties to the big bank. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Grassroots organizers and civil rights groups banded together to stop Texas officials from denying the franchise to voters of color. Read more

Civil Rights in America

The rock-star Democrat Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for president, once supported the bulldozing of a low-income neighborhood in his hometown of El Paso—a project spearheaded by his father-in-law. Read more

Civil Rights in America

O’Rourke’s near-victory has them seeing purple—but can they keep turning out more voters and moving Texas leftward when he’s not on the ballot? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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A Texas court ruling on child-care providers offers the Trump administration a way around protections for underage migrants. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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Part of the state's infamously restrictive abortion law has been declared unconstitutional, but it's far from a victory. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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In dramatic fashion, Texas women proved their political power—and gave progressives in the state new hope for the future. Read more

Money, Politics and Power