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Ross Ramsey

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, where he writes regular columns on politics, government and public policy. Before joining the Tribune, Ross was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly. He did a 28-month stint in government as associate deputy comptroller for policy and director of communications with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Before that, he reported for the Houston Chronicle from its Austin bureau and for the Dallas Times Herald, first on the business desk in Dallas and later as its Austin bureau chief, and worked as a Dallas-based freelance business writer, writing for regional and national magazines and newspapers. Ross got his start in journalism in broadcasting, covering news for radio stations in Denton and Dallas.

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Campaign Chatter

After weeks with no political maps, and with an impending deadline to a week of filings, the political activity has picked up considerably.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Chris Chang

The Parties Never End

We appear to have a break in the redistricting wars that could be just long enough for an election, but the fighting isn't over.

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

The Texas Weekly Index: How the New Districts Perform

The new maps issued this week by federal judges in San Antonio bear strong resemblance to the maps drawn last year by the Republican supermajority in the Legislature. On paper, they maintain the GOP advantage in the House, the Senate, and especially in the state's congressional delegation.

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