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The Democratic Party is a big tent with room for everyone. In this podcast, we discuss the issues that are important for East Texas, and strategies for breaking the GOP stranglehold on the area.

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The Democratic Party is a big tent with room for everyone. In this podcast, we discuss the issues that are important for East Texas, and strategies for breaking the GOP stranglehold on the area.

    Mary Lou Tevebaugh and Dalila Reynoso | Justice for Our Neighbors & Families Belong Together

    Mary Lou Tevebaugh and Dalila Reynoso | Justice for Our Neighbors & Families Belong Together

    This week, Mary Lou Tevebaugh and Dalila Reynoso join us to discuss their time at the southern border, visiting with immigrants stuck attempting to cross the border, and some who had been separated from their children.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Kim Olson | Alec Johnson | Mike and Nancy Nichols Talk Voter Suppression

    Kim Olson | Alec Johnson | Mike and Nancy Nichols Talk Voter Suppression

    This week, we're joined by Ag Commissioner Candidate Kim Olson to discuss issues affecting rural Texas, including rural health care, Monsanto and how access to broadband internet ties it all together. Also, Texas House District 11 Candidate Alec Johnson joins us to discuss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's upset victory in the New York Democratic primary, her platform, and how that could work in East Texas. But first, we're joined again by Mike and Nancy Nichols to talk voter registration, and a bit of voter suppression that happened in Jefferson, Tx on Independence Day 2018.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Kendall Scudder and Secret Guest *cough*Kim Olson*cough*

    Kendall Scudder and Secret Guest *cough*Kim Olson*cough*

    Today we're joined by Kendall Scudder, Democratic candidate for Texas Senate in District 2 to talk about the specific issues affecting that district. We're also joined by a very special guest that we can't tell you about, but it's Ag Commissioner Candidate Kim Olson!!!

    • 38 min
    Lt. Governor Candidate Mike Collier | G6+1, Trade Wars, and East Texas Values

    Lt. Governor Candidate Mike Collier | G6+1, Trade Wars, and East Texas Values

    We talk with Mike Collier, 2018 candidate for Lt Governor of Texas about the economic issues facing rural Texas, broadband and water rights. But first, we discuss Trump's disastrous performance at the G7 and its fallout, and what that means for us here in East Texas.

    • 50 min
    No one is more patriotic than us. Believe us. | Health Care in East Texas | Longview Beto Office

    No one is more patriotic than us. Believe us. | Health Care in East Texas | Longview Beto Office

    In this installment, we take a look at some current events such as the President's cancellation of the Eagles White House visit, his near-success in singing some pretty important songs, the did-he/didn't-he dictate the Trump Tower letter (spoiler: he did), the power of the pardon, Canada's forgotten assault on America, and ultimately, how Trump is a master of distraction. Later, we discuss how GOP policies have had a detrimental impact on access to health care in East Texas. Finally, we visit the opening of the Longview Beto O'Rourke Grassroots Field Office.

    • 43 min

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