Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Defends Election Audit of Trump Victory

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Defends Election Audit of Trump Victory

Former President Donald Trump requested an audit of 2020 election results in Texas, a state that he won. Texas’ Secretary of State announced “comprehensive forensic” audits of four of the state’s largest... Read more »
U.S. Ramps Up Plans To Expel Haitian Migrants At Texas Border

U.S. Ramps Up Plans To Expel Haitian Migrants At Texas Border

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — U.S. officials said Saturday that within the next three days, they plan to ramp up expulsion flights for some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have... Read more »
Texas doesn't need Arizona-style election audits

Texas doesn’t need Arizona-style election audits

With Republican lawmakers pushing one hardline issue after another in the recent series of special sessions of the Legislature, it might be appropriate for Texans to be grateful that some of the... Read more »
Abbott Signs Texas Election Law, Ending a Fierce Voting Rights Battle

Abbott Signs Texas Election Law, Ending a Fierce Voting Rights Battle

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas on Tuesday signed a sweeping bill overhauling the state’s elections, capping a dramatic, monthslong national saga over voting rights with a new Republican-led law that will sharply... Read more »
Biden mulls ‘lite’ version of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

Biden mulls ‘lite’ version of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The possibility of resuming Migrant Protection Protocols or MPP — one of former President Donald Trump’s most contentious immigration policies — even while trying to soften it, has angered advocates who expected... Read more »
Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A Timeline

Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A Timeline

With Trump ahead but giving up ground in a number of states he would ultimately lose, he made his long-awaited play. At around 3 a.m. on November 4, he concluded his remarks... Read more »
Texas Democratic & Republican Party Chairs Discuss Bills Passed During Legislative Sessions – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Texas Democratic & Republican Party Chairs Discuss Bills Passed During Legislative Sessions – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It was the moment Texas lawmakers had been looking forward to: adjourning Thursday night after a long summer that included not one, but two special sessions. Texas Democratic Party... Read more »
Bellwether California poll shows Newsom surviving recall

Bellwether California poll shows Newsom surviving recall

Fewer than 4 in 10 California voters support removing Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomWarren to campaign for Newsom ahead of California recall California hits 80 percent threshold for vaccinations The Hill’s Morning Report... Read more »
Opinion | In Texas, Republicans take another step away from democracy

Opinion | In Texas, Republicans take another step away from democracy

The proposal’s defenders argue that barring all-night voting is not the return of Jim Crow; many states fail to offer this convenience. Yet drive-through and all-night voting make particular sense in Texas... Read more »
House Democrats gear up for a showdown amid divisions over infrastructure strategy

House Democrats gear up for a showdown amid divisions over infrastructure strategy

The goal is for Democrats to be able to craft a sweeping legislative package to expand the social safety net under a budget process known as reconciliation, which would not be subject... Read more »