Episode 8- “We Run on the Issues, Not Attack Ads” Come and Hear It!

In this episode, we talk with Sharon Hirsch, our candidate for HD66, about her views on the education system in Texas. In our roundtable discussion, we talk about Trump’s tariffs, the importance of the State Attorney General office, Trump’s re-election campaign’s donations to two North Texas Republican incumbents, and of course, Beto’s campaign progress.

For more information about the events mentioned or articles cited, please see below:

Mega Block Walks: https://bit.ly/2OQuEKJ

Sign Day: https://bit.ly/2KzhXkg

Canvassers: https://bit.ly/2AQN8be

Asian-American Power to the Polls: https://bit.ly/2M3Gq76

Municipal Candidate Information: https://bit.ly/2AP9c60

Articles about Tariffs:
http://www.texasstandard.org/stories/texas-farm-bureau-head-sees-proposed-agri-biz-stimulus-as-a-last-resort-option/
https://www.texastribune.org/2018/07/26/some-texas-lawmakers-say-trump-administrations-aid-farmers-welfare/

https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-07-25/-trade-not-aid-u-s-farmers-give-trump-plan-a-cool-reception?__twitter_impression=true

Articles about Justin Nelson:
https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/texas-ag-candidate-wants-to-ditch-gerrymandering-10875931

https://www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2018/jun/07/justin-nelson/justin-nelson-ken-paxton-only-indicted-statewide-o/

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/22/630635629/after-supreme-court-punts-on-gerrymandering-democrats-make-it-a-campaign-issue
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/democrat-texas-next-attorney-general_us_5b47de98e4b0e7c958f9bd2a

https://www.texastribune.org/2018/07/25/texas-attorney-general-ken-paxton-justin-nelson/

Articles about Contributions:
https://www.texastribune.org/2018/07/27/trump-donations-texas-republicans-congress/

Articles about Beto O’Rourke:
https://www.texastribune.org/2018/07/27/orourke-cruz-debate-senate/

https://www.txdemocrats.org/press/new-poll-texas-democrats-in-single-digits/

https://www.texaslyceum.org/page-18271

https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/04/politics/poll-of-the-week-texas-senate/index.html

https://www.texastribune.org/2018/08/04/orourke-gaining-momentum-cruz-november-alarm-hits-new-volume/

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