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Texas 2022 Elections

In fight for Congress, Eddie Rodriguez targets Greg Casar’s record on Austin homelessness, police funding

Casar has impressive progressive endorsements, from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders. But he also is tied to some of Austin’s most progressive policies, which have attracted powerful enemies and turned off some moderate Democrats.

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Democratic Congressional candidate Greg Casar wave to the crowd at the voting rally event at the Paper Tiger in San Antonio on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022.

From activist to council member 

State Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin, presents House Bill 2901 to the House Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee at the state capitol on April 21, 2021. The bill proposes increasing the transparency of reporting requirements for certain in-custody deaths and providing a civil penalty to any offending organizations.

Dean of the Travis County delegation

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