Sheila Jackson Lee and Amanda Edwards

Election 2024

Sheila Jackson Lee, Amanda Edwards likely heading to photo finish in TX-18 Democratic primary

Posted on · Questions of age and experience versus youth and fresh perspectives — plus the legacy of a recent loss in the Houston mayoral race — are set to make the primary Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee’s toughest reelection contest in decades.

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Houston Matters

Overreacting to extreme weather (Feb. 13, 2024)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Has everything Houstonians have been through in the past decade conditioned us to overreact to potential severe weather events? Plus, Congressional candidate Amanda Edwards sits down for a candidate interview. And we talk about the challenges of trying to live in Houston without a car.

Sheila Jackson Lee and Amanda Edwards

Elections

Amanda Edwards outraised Sheila Jackson Lee by more than 10-to-1 in the last quarter, FEC filings reveal

Posted on · Former Houston City Council Member Edwards raised nearly $272,000 towards her bid for the Democratic nomination in Texas’ 18th Congressional District in the final three months of 2023. Congresswoman Jackson Lee raised just $23,000.

John Whitmire

Houston Mayor

State Sen. John Whitmire displays bipartisan support while launching bid for Houston mayor

Posted on · Whitmire, the longest-tenured member of the Texas Senate, has joined a Houston mayoral race that includes Amanda K. Edwards, Chris Hollins and Lee Kaplan.

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