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April 16, 2019
The Blast: Pence heads to Texas on Wednesday, more highlights from FEC filings, Bettencourt casts doubt on sales tax swap
April 15, 2019
The Blast: O'Rourke drop 10 years of tax returns, key takeaways from FEC filing day, Texas Dems want to "Staff the Movement"
April 12, 2019
The Blast: Patrick threatens "nuclear option" on property taxes, Carter raises $365K in Q1, Castro files personal financial disclosure with FEC
April 11, 2019
The Blast: Property tax push stalls at Texas Capitol; Buttigieg heading to Dallas next month; Patrick to run for re-election in 2022
April 10, 2019
The Blast: Trump swings through Texas as Castro plans counter-rally, Big 3 roll out proposed sales tax swap, DCCC drops polling on 3 key districts