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Local News

Two House Democrats from Houston Lead 4-Way Race to Replace Sen. Sylvia Garcia

Carol Alvarado, Ana Hernandez face off in special election.

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National News

Beto and Barack Met in D.C. Last Month, Likely to Discuss Potential 2020 Campaign

Texas Democrat visited former president's office.

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Front Page News

Beto O’Rourke is Sounding More and More Like a 2020 Presidential Candidate

After rejecting idea during Senate campaign, Texas Democrat now says he's won't rule it out.

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Dennis Bonnen Co-Authored the Bathroom Bill. Now He’s About to Be Speaker

Angleton Republican also supported 'show-me-your-papers' amendment.

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Gina Ortiz Jones Falls Short in Bid to Become 1st Out LGBTQ Texan in Congress

Air Force vet falls short in bid to become first openly LGBTQ Texan elected to U.S. House.

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Four Candidates Will Vie to Replace Houston’s Sylvia Garcia in the Texas Senate

The deadline was Nov. 16, and early voting begins Nov. 26.

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Pelosi’s Fate Up in the Air as Band of Democrats Push for New Speaker

Congressman Filemon Vela is the only Texan among 17 Democrats who publicly oppose her.

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News

Nine Days Later, Several Texas Races Remain in Limbo

Election officials continue to count absentee, military, provisional ballots.

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Texas Tea-Partiers Panic After Blue Wave: ‘Dems Are Moving In Across The Border’

Right-wingers react to legislative losses.

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Gina Ortiz Jones Has NOT Lost Yet

Recount likely with Democrat trailing by 700 votes in bid to become Texas' first openly LGBTQ member of Congress.

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