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5 takeaways from the latest congressional fundraising reports; Granger brings in cash

February 3, 2020The fourth quarter of 2019 was a critical time in Texas' most hotly contested U.S. House races as candidates who announced earlier...

Despite Trump endorsement, Kay Granger’s primary shows no signs of cooling

January 23, 2020A little over a month ago, President Donald Trump endorsed U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, for reelection, giving her the best...

New campaign finance reports help crystalize fight for state House majority

January 16, 2020The fight for the Texas House came into focus Thursday with the release of the first major wave of campaign finance reports...

Former Castro supporters in Texas switch to Biden after Castro drops out

January 7, 2020Several former prominent supporters of Julián Castro in his home state are endorsing Joe Biden for president now that the Texan is...

State Rep. Mike Lang of Granbury opts against reelection for second time

December 9, 2019State Rep. Mike Lang, R-Granbury, is apparently not running for reelection — again.With minutes to spare before the deadline, Lang filed Monday...

With Bonnen sidelined, House Republicans spearhead new PAC to protect majority

November 19, 2019A group of Texas House Republicans is making a multimillion-dollar effort to defend the party's majority in 2020 with the speaker sidelined...

Elizabeth Warren expands Texas campaign, with offices in Dallas and Fort Worth

November 15, 2019Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is expanding her staff in Texas, giving her easily the biggest organization devoted to the state of...

Bonnen downfall throws House majority fight into uncertainty

October 22, 2019The math was effectively the same, but a few months ago, Texas Republicans had ample reason for optimism that they could hold...

Five takeaways from third-quarter fundraising reports in Texas’ congressional races; Van Duyne strong in fundraising

October 16, 2019Tuesday was the latest quarterly campaign finance deadline for congressional candidates, and there was plenty to dissect in Texas, an increasingly important...

Cornyn raises $3.2 million in third quarter, pushing reelection war chest close to $11 million

October 7, 2019U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has almost $11 million saved up for his reelection campaign after he raised close to $3.2 million...

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Virus testing in the US is dropping, even as deaths mount

By MATTHEW PERRONE, NICKY FORSTER and MICHELLE LIU Associated Press U.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as...

Biden won’t go to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination

By BILL BARROW Associated Press Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic presidential nomination because...

UK judge: Meghan friends can stay anonymous in privacy case

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A British judge ruled Wednesday that the Duchess of Sussex can...

US Open singles champs to get $850K less prize money in 2020

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer Despite a loss in revenue from holding its marquee event without spectators amid...