NPR Series: Texas 2020 http://www.kunc.org en Obama Campaigners Try To Get Texas Fired Up For Democrats http://www.kunc.org/post/obama-campaigners-try-get-texas-fired-democrats <em>All this week,</em><em> </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/series/196613711/texas-2020" target="_blank">NPR is taking a look</a><em> </em><em>at the demographic changes that could reshape the political landscape in Texas over the next decade — and what that could mean for the rest of the country.</em><p>For most of the 20th century, Texas was a stronghold for Democrats. But Republicans have dominated the state for decades now.<p>An organization created by veterans of President Obama's presidential campaigns wants to change that. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:06:00 +0000 Don Gonyea 46590 at http://www.kunc.org Obama Campaigners Try To Get Texas Fired Up For Democrats Democrats Face The Two States Of Texas: Urban And Rural http://www.kunc.org/post/democrats-face-two-states-texas-urban-and-rural <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JREkqCvLzSo</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 15:17:00 +0000 46577 at http://www.kunc.org Democrats Face The Two States Of Texas: Urban And Rural Texas Democrats See Opportunity In Changing Demographics http://www.kunc.org/post/texas-democrats-see-opportunity-changing-demographics Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>All week, we are looking at demographic changes in the currently very red, very Republican Lone Star state. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 08:45:00 +0000 Don Gonyea 46566 at http://www.kunc.org Will Texas Become A Presidential Battleground? http://www.kunc.org/post/will-texas-become-presidential-battleground <em>All this week, </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/series/196613711/texas-2020" target="_blank">NPR is taking a look</a><em> at the demographic changes that could reshape the political landscape in Texas over the next decade — and what that could mean for the rest of the country.</em><p>With the two parties in Washington gridlocked on immigration, the budget and other issues, it's easy to forget that when it comes to winning presidential elections, one party has a distinct advantage.<p>"The Democrats have a significant advantage on the electoral map that gives them the inside track going into Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:44:00 +0000 Mara Liasson 46553 at http://www.kunc.org Will Texas Become A Presidential Battleground? How To Turn A Red State Blue: California Edition http://www.kunc.org/post/how-turn-red-state-blue-california-edition <em>All this week, </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/series/196613711/texas-2020" target="_blank">NPR is taking a look</a> <em>at the demographic changes that could reshape the political landscape in Texas over the next decade — and what that could mean for the rest of the country.</em><p>Democrats who hope to turn Texas from red to blue are looking to California for inspiration.<p>Golden State Democrats now hold every single statewide office and big majorities in both houses of the Legislature. In the state that gave us Ronald Reagan, Republican registration has fallen below 30 percent. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:29:00 +0000 Ina Jaffe 46542 at http://www.kunc.org How To Turn A Red State Blue: California Edition