runs the Tribune’s social media efforts while strategizing with the newsroom to expand the organization’s reach and engagement across all platforms. He strives to ensure the Tribune is a leading voice every day in the conversation online around Texas policy and politics. A graduate of UT-Austin, Bobby spent his first year out of college at The Dallas Morning News as a reporting fellow, covering Texas politics and breaking news. He got his start in journalism in the poorly lit basement of The Daily Texan, followed by internships at the Houston Chronicle, KUT News and yes, the Tribune. Born and raised in the Houston area, Bobby is a native Texan. He relies on a steady supply of Tex-Mex and Red Bull to survive.
"Our government should not be in the business of warehousing children in converted box stores or making plans to place them in tent cities in the desert outside of El Paso," former first lady Laura Bush wrote in an op-ed in The Washington Post.
The Texas Tribune is excited to present its first Political Pick'em contest. We've selected 15 competitive Texas primaries and we want you to pick the candidates who you think will get the most votes on election night.
Russian nationals posing as U.S. citizens communicated with someone "affiliated with a Texas-based grassroots organization" during attempts to disrupt the 2016 election, according to a new federal indictment by the U.S. special prosecutor.
This year, Texas lawmakers met for an explosive legislative session that nearly ended in blows, the governor called an ambitious special session, a hurricane ravaged the coast and scandals rocked the state's members of Congress.
Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez announced Wednesday morning she would file to run for Texas governor at the Texas Democratic Party's headquarters in Austin. Watch her make her campaign official and address the press.