Texas Dems Seek ‘dynamic' Candidate, Controversial Dating App Hits Dallas: Your Wednesday Evening Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Texas Democrats searching for a 'dynamic, authentic' candidate for governor in 2018Since last year's stunning election of Donald Trump, Democrats have been mobilizing to resist the new president's policies and turn their new-found energy into victories in the 2018 midterm contests. Texas Democrats hope that Trump, unpopular outside of his base, will be the tonic they need to finally win a statewide contest and make electoral gains elsewhere in the state, including North Texas.Manny Garcia, deputy executive director for the Texas Democratic Party, says 2018 will be the midterm election of a lifetime, a watershed year for his party and progressives in the Lone Star State.But Democratic operatives are having a dickens of a time persuading a legitimate candidate to be the party's standard bearer in the race for governor, the most watched contest of the midterm season.The price of freedom: Columnist James Ragland says Lady Luck didn’t run out on John Wiley Price during his federal corruption trial, she’s just waiting to be paidEditorial: Republicans, stand up for America and demand Trump come clean on Russia  Continue reading...

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