is a senior designer and developer on the Tribune's data visuals team. She joined the Tribune after five years at The Washington Post, where she used data to tell stories about politics, policy and the economy. Prior to the Post, Darla worked in Florida at the Tampa Bay Times and completed a fellowship at the Poynter Institute. Darla's a Colorado native with a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.
This year's surge in women candidates could result in a record high percentage of female representation in Texas’ congressional delegation and the state legislature. But regardless of the outcome in November, Texas women will still fall short of equal representation in their government.
It's clear that many Democrats running for office in Texas oppose President Donald Trump. But when asked about a hypothetical impeachment, many Democratic candidates weren't so fast to say "yes" to oust a sitting president.
As the Trump administration prepares to deploy National Guard units to the border, a look at the federal government's own statistics show that, despite a recent spike, overall border crossings are at historic lows.