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By Mitch Borden San Angelo’s August Pfluger handily won the 11th Congressional District in the House of Representatives for the GOP on Tuesday. Preliminary results show he took 80% of the votes cast in the race to represent the vast … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden In a Midland office building, surrounded by greenery and statues of a giraffe and an elephant, U.S. Rep. Conaway, R-Midland, told a crowd of constituents, staffers and reporters that he was stepping away from politics—joining a number … Continue reading
We all know Texas is a red state. Democrats haven’t won a statewide election since 1994, and Republicans have carried the state in every presidential election since 1976. The question of how that came to be got Gilda Garcia wondering, so … Continue reading
The Texas senator and GOP presidential candidate tells NPR’s Steve Inskeep his plan to curb immigration of Middle Eastern refugees — and why he may disagree with but won’t criticize Donald Trump.
Boehner became the 53rd Speaker of the House in 2011. His tenure has been marked by fierce confrontations with Democrats and sometimes his own party.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump drew a few thousand people to a rally against illegal immigration at the Phoenix Convention Center on Saturday. Outside, more than a hundred protesters waved signs accusing Trump of racism. They denounced comments Trump made … Continue reading
President Obama will speak tonight at 7 p.m. on possible executive action to overhaul the nation’s immigration system. Obama says action is needed to fix the country’s “broken” immigration system, although he’s been hesitant to act on the issue without the … Continue reading