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Five high-profile Democrats descend on Texas as 2020 spotlight on state grows

Through Sunday, the state will see visits from Stacey Abrams, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, Kirsten Gillibrand and Beto O'Rourke. Their party, though still a minority in Texas, is becoming ascendant in a state once considered unshakably Republican.

Presidential candidate and former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks at the Paul Quinn College commencement ceremony in Dallas o…
Chairman of the Tarrant County Democratic Party and mayoral candidate Deborah Peoples and presidential candidate Julián Cast…

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