Laura Moser

2018 Runoff Results: Crenshaw Wins District 2

The Results Are In: Crenshaw wins Republican nod, while Fletcher will face Republican John Culberson in November<p>HOUSTON, TX — Retired U.S. Navy Seal …

John Culberson

Laura Moser Primary Fight Is Marquee Matchup For Texas Democrats

Laura Moser hopes to ride a wave of progressive voters to victory in a suburban Houston congressional district Tuesday, while her opponent is making …

Jewish Culture

Democrats try to flip Texas district after Hurricane Harvey response

MSNBC's Jacob Soboroff visits the TX-7 district where Democrats Laura Moser & Lizzie Fletcher are running to take on longtime GOP Rep. John Culberson …

Politics

Lizzie Fletcher defeats Laura Moser in bitter Democratic primary in Texas - The Washington Post

One of the most bitter Democratic primaries of the year so far reached its conclusion Tuesday, when attorney Lizzie Fletcher defeated activist Laura Moser for the Democratic nomination in Texas’s 7th congressional district, a seat party leaders are hoping to flip in November.<p>With 63 percent of the …

Government

Laura Moser Loses By 2-1 Margin In Bellwether Texas Primary

Activist Laura Moser lost in a landslide to rival Democrat Lizzie Pannill Fletcher in a suburban Houston congressional district that could portend …

Jewish Culture

Laura Moser’s Anti-Establishment Campaign Fizzles Out in Houston

It wasn’t pretty, but the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee did what it set out to do in Texas: Keep progressive journalist-turned-activist …

Government

Laura Moser Interview: The DCCC knock her down & the people said NO!

Texas Progressive activists are working off their behinds to turn Texas blue. Unfortunately, sometimes the party who should be their friend tends to …

Democratic Party

Laura Moser didn’t want to be a “folk hero of the left.” Then the DCCC came after her.

Moser’s next test is a May runoff election.<p>Laura Moser never planned to be a “folk hero of the left.”<p>Moser, the founder of the progressive group Daily Action and a Democratic candidate running in Texas’s Seventh Congressional District, doesn’t see herself as particularly leftist — she insists the …

U.S. Politics

Meet Laura Moser and Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, the CD-7 Democratic primary runoff candidates

In the Democratic primary runoff in Texas' 7th Congressional District, Laura Moser and Lizzie Pannill Fletcher discuss what propelled them to run for …

Democratic Primaries

Laura Moser is the Bold Progressive Candidate Who is Going to Flip #TX07 BLUE!

Laura Moser

Laura Moser Town Hall

Come out and join Laura on the road to the runoff at a Town Hall for District 7. Laura will be sharing her vision for the future of the district, …

Laura Moser

Democrats flummoxed by early primary contests

Underfunded candidates are claiming upsets. Campaigns are grappling with thousands of new voters. And the group meant to be a guiding Democrats …

Government

DCCC Injects Itself Into a Third Texas Democratic Primary, This Time Going Up Against EMILY’s List

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has intervened in a third U.S. House race in Texas, endorsing former Obama administration official …

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

A Texas Misstep?

House Democrats back down in the battle to stop a progressive candidate in Texas.<p>The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Thursday added …

Government

National Democrats take aim at Paul Ryan with 'Ironstache'

In a nod toward their hopes of a wave election in November, national Democrats are taking sides in a Wisconsin primary battle for the right to …

Government

Republican House Seats Potentially At Risk

Democrats must pick up 23 seats to win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives this November. They have plenty of openings since 68 seats …

John Culberson

Evaluating the Republican House Seats at Risk This Fall

Republican House Seats Potentially At Risk<p>Posted: Mar 22, 2018 12:01 AM<p>Democrats must pick up 23 seats to win a majority in the U.S. House of …

Government

For Democrats, all that enthusiasm comes with risks

Democrats have been energized ever since President Trump’s election, leading to predictions of a ‘blue wave’ in the fall midterms. But too many …

Government

GOP Should Really Start Worrying About House Seats

Democrats must pick up 23 seats to win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives this November. They have plenty of openings since 68 seats …

John Culberson

Democrats consider attacking their own California candidates to win back Congress

The filing deadline for California’s June primary has passed, but Democrats and their affiliated groups aren’t done trying to shape the field of …

Politics

Conor Lamb’s Lesson for Democrats

Regardless of who wins the special House election in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, the Democratic candidate, Conor Lamb, has already accomplished something impressive by showing that his party ought to contest every election — no matter how daunting the odds.<p>“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t …

Democratic Party

Campaigns cry foul in national Democrats' interference in key House races

Campaign tactics by Democratic officials to ensure the party retakes control of the House this fall have sparked complaints from some candidates …

Government

The DCCC’s scorched-earth campaign against Texas Democrat Laura Moser backfired

Moser made it into a May runoff election.<p>Until a few weeks ago, Laura Moser was a little-known name, one of seven candidates running for the Democratic primary in Texas’s Seventh Congressional District.<p>That was, until the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee unleashed a scorched-earth …

Government

Women were the real winners of the Texas primaries

Texas is about to elect its first Latina congresswoman ... or two.<p>Tuesday night, as the results for Texas’s midterm primary election rolled in, an uplifting trend began to emerge: Women just couldn’t stop winning.<p>Of the nearly 50 women running for Congress in Texas, more than half won their …

Politics

Laura Moser Makes Democratic Primary Runoff in Texas’ 7th District

DCCC attacked former D.C. resident as unqualified for the general election<p>Two weeks after the the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee tried …

Politics

National Democrats stick with aggressive primary strategy despite Texas results

National Democrats are vowing to stick with their strategy of aggressive involvement in primary elections, even after their interference in a Texas …

Politics

The good and bad news for Democrats in Texas, explained by a top political junkie

Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith: the primaries were great for women, meh for Democrats.<p>The most striking thing about the much-hyped Texas primaries is how ordinary they actually were.<p>That was the message from the Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith, who has been following the state’s politics for the better part …

Politics

Trump's tariffs opening loopholes in WTO rules

President Trump is determined to impose tariffs to protect the U.S. steel and aluminum industries from foreign competition. But his administration’s …

Politics

Top Texas fundraisers were also some of the biggest losers in the 2018 primary

“Having some money to spend is a factor, but it’s not always determinative.”<p>With a few exceptions, Texas candidates who were top fundraisers were also some of the biggest losers in Tuesday night’s primaries.<p>In Democrats’ three biggest House races, the Seventh, 23rd, and 32nd congressional …

Government

The DCCC should chill out and do less to try to pick Democrats’ nominees

There’s very little evidence that “electable” moderates do better.<p>The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s heavy-handed effort to prevent Laura Moser from getting the Democratic nomination in a House primary in Texas seems to have backfired — giving Moser a jolt of free publicity, earning …

Government