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In The Thick


Dec 27, 2019

Maria and Julio are joined for a second time by Cristina Tzintzún Ramírez who is now running for US Senate in Texas. They discuss her candidacy in a crowded Democratic field and the Republican response to Democrats' rising popularity in the state. They also talk about the major demographic shifts and strategies to get out the youth vote in Texas.

ITT Staff Picks:
  • After uncertain filing period, Democratic U.S. Senate candidates seek to "get down to business," via The Texas Tribune
  • Fight back with votes? Group spotlights El Paso massacre to urge young Latinos to register, via NBC
  • How to Win Texas in 2020, via Texas Monthly
This episode was mixed by Leah Shaw.