runs the Tribune’s social media efforts. 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.
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.