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Education Remains a Driving Force in Texas Races

Education Remains a Driving Force in Texas Races

A handful of runoff races over the weekend means that election season in Texas is finally, and mercifully, over until November. Still, the runoff races highlighted the growing divisions over education that have spilled over into school board and college races. In...

GOP Sees Victory in TX-34, but Only for Six Months

GOP Sees Victory in TX-34, but Only for Six Months

GOP Congressional Candidate Mayra Flores flipped a U.S. House seat on Tuesday, beating out Democrat Dan Sanchez by less than eight percentage points in a special election for Texas’ 34th Congressional District. Flores narrowly avoided a runoff in the four-way race...

Cuellar Sides With GOP, Votes Against Gun Reform

Cuellar Sides With GOP, Votes Against Gun Reform

On Wednesday, conservative Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar, who represents Texas's 28th congressional district, voted against raising the minimum age to access semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 in the House of Representatives' latest legislation on gun safety.  In...