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Texas Democrats Are Actually Optimistic for a Change – Bloomberg

Republicans still dominate, but there’s a shift in the midterm-election breeze. The longest recorded drought in Texas lasted from 1950 to 1957. That doesn’t count the Democrats’ dry spell over the past quarter century. They haven’t won a U.S. Senate or governor’s race since 1990. They’ve lostevery statewide election since 1994. Republicans have …

America Is Not Ready for This (Again) | The New Republic

Hurricane season begins in two weeks, but little has been done since last year’s devastating storms to make vulnerable communities more resilient. With hurricane season only two weeks away, I asked Dr. Irwin Redlener, the director of Columbia University’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness, if communities struck by last year’s devastating storms were …