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Gilberto Hinojosa

Chairman, Texas Democratic Party

Gilberto Hinojosa is chairman of the Texas Democratic Party.

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Dark money, darker politics

Decades ago, the Texas Legislature decided that secret money in politics is corrosive to our democracy. Democracy dies when voters are denied critical information, when billionaires are shielded from the consequences of their political investments and when candidates can keep questionable expenditures away from the public eye.