Betsy DeVos is on her way out. What will her legacy be?

In 2017, it took Vice President Mike Pence’s tiebreaking vote to make billionaire philanthropist and school-choice activist Betsy DeVos the country’s education secretary. Days earlier, she had struggled to answer basic education policy questions during her confirmation hearing. Her confusion, the evocative details — in response to one question, she said schools may need guns to […]

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Despite record turnout, some Texas voters were still shut out

“Despite record turnout, some Texas voters were still shut out” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Editor’s note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election […]

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