is the primary political correspondent for The Texas Tribune, and editor of
The Blast, the Tribune's subscription-only daily newsletter for political insiders. Patrick logged countless miles on the 2016 campaign trail, covering the many Texas angles of the momentous presidential race. He previously worked for the Houston Chronicle's Austin bureau. He graduated in 2014 from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. He originally is from Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The haul puts the Democratic presidential candidate behind rivals who've chosen to announce their numbers ahead of a Monday deadline. But his campaign says his fundraising has been on the upswing in recent weeks.
After a man angry about a "constitutional carry" bill languishing in the House visited the speaker's home, Bonnen admonished him and lawmakers said the legislation was dead. Then lingering tensions flared up when the two were seated near each other at an event.
The vice president's trip comes as officials grapple with an influx of migrants at the Texas-Mexico border. He will also visit College Station for an event on the vice presidency at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
The former congressman and U.S. Senate nominee held the first of three Saturday launch rallies in his hometown of El Paso, and planned gatherings later in the day at Texas Southern University in Houston and at the Texas Capitol in Austin.
President Donald Trump last visited Texas in February, when he went to El Paso to rally support for a border wall. He's expected to be back in the state for fundraisers April 10, according to people familiar with his plans.