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Texas Republicans brace for 2020 drubbing

“If the Republican Party in Texas doesn’t start looking like Texas, there won’t be a Republican Party in Texas,” retiring Rep. Will Hurd said. | Eric Gay/AP File Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> As bad as [...]

Trump campaign slams Joaquin Castro for posting ‘target list’ of Texas Trump donors

The Trump campaign blasted Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas Tuesday for posting a “target list” of San Antonio-area residents and businesses who’ve donated the maximum amount to the president’s reelection effort. “Sad to see [...]

Investigation ongoing into Texas shooting that left 20 dead

EL PASO, Texas (AP) – The shooting that killed 20 people at a crowded El Paso department store will be handled as a domestic terrorism case, federal authorities said as they weighed hate-crime charges against the suspected gunman that [...]

20 dead, more wounded after gunman attacks Texas shoppers

EL PASO, Texas (AP) – A gunman armed with a rifle opened fire in an El Paso shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured, police said. Authorities [...]

Texas governor: 20 dead in El Paso shopping-complex shooting

El Paso Fire Medical personnel arrive at the scene of a shooting at a Walmart near the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas on Saturday. | Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Twenty people [...]

Texas congressman named to replace Dan Coats as national intelligence director

Rep. John Ratcliffe of Texas was first elected to Congress in 2014. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that he was nominating Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) [...]

Democrat Wendy Davis of Texas running for Congress in 2020

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrat Wendy Davis announced Monday that she will run for Congress in 2020, five years after badly losing a run for governor that was propelled by her 13-hour filibuster of an anti-abortion bill in the state Capitol. Davis [...]

Texas judge rejects part of state’s ‘sanctuary city’ lawsuit

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A Texas judge has dismissed substantial parts of the attorney general’s first “sanctuary cities” lawsuit that alleges the San Antonio police chief obstructed enforcement of state immigration law. Attorney General [...]

New holding center for migrant children opens in Texas

CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas (AP) – A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints [...]

Texas lawmakers defy NRA, approve gun safety campaign

AUSTIN, Texas — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $ 1 million public safety campaign on gun storage. The last-minute [...]