is a 2022 fall reporting fellow in Washington, D.C. He is a graduate journalism student at the University of Maryland, where he is learning investigative and data journalism. Before joining the Tribune, Stephen was a reporting intern for The Hill, where he covered Congress and a wide range of policy issues. He is also a fellow at the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism. Stephen looks forward to roaming the halls of the U.S. Capitol to keep Texans informed.
Cuellar’s status as one of the few remaining “moderate” Democrats may be helping his fundraising, as he took in almost $4.9 million as of the end of June, smashing his usual pace for previous years. Full Story
The junior U.S. senator from Texas spoke Saturday at the 2022 Texas Tribune Festival about his beef with the Biden administration, the battle for the soul of the GOP and whether he plans to run for president again. Full Story
The latest moves by Gov. Greg Abbott and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week have triggered outrage among immigration rights’ groups and Democrats who have accused the Republicans of engaging in human trafficking and treating migrants like “human cargo” to score political points. Full Story