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Beto O’Rourke announces run for governor of Texas

Beto O’Rourke announces run for governor of Texas

Former El Paso Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke officially announced his run for governor of Texas on Monday. The long-anticipated announcement came with a video from O’Rourke explaining why he’s running against Gov. Greg Abbott.  “Those in...

‘Be the first to know!’ Beto teases announcement

‘Be the first to know!’ Beto teases announcement

Former El Paso Congressman Beto O’Rourke has a little more than a month to file his paperwork to run for governor of Texas in 2022, and it looks like he’s very close to doing just that. “We’ve got something big to announce, and we want you to be a part of it,” reads a...

Federal judge grants Oct. 1 hearing on anti-abortion law

Federal judge grants Oct. 1 hearing on anti-abortion law

After the United States Department of Justice filed a preliminary injunction/restraining order against Texas in another attempt to halt Senate Bill 8, a federal judge granted the Biden administration a hearing on Oct. 1 to review temporarily banning the anti-abortion...

Texas GOP Chairman Allen West resigns

Texas GOP Chairman Allen West resigns

Texas Republican Party Chairman Texas Allen West announced Friday he would be resigning from his leading role in the state party.  West, a right-wing Republican who was elected to the position only last year, did not say where he was going next.  “Lt. Col....

Guilty verdict reached in Derek Chauvin trial

Jurors found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges in the killing of 46-year-old George Floyd on April 20.  Chauvin was found guilty of third-degree murder, second-degree murder and manslaughter.  He was charged after he...