AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — While Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's victory over Beto O'Rourke commanded most of the attention Tuesday in the Texas election, Democrats elected the state's first two Latina congresswomen and flipping at least two GOP-controlled House seats.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly, a retired astronaut, stopped at the University of Houston to try to get voters out in a state whose gun laws earned an “F” rating from Giffords’ organization.
Texas Democrats looking to catch a blue wave to Congress squared off in 11 separate primary runoffs Tuesday, none more pivotal than Houston’s 7th Congressional District, where attorney Lizzie Pannill Fletcher held a commanding lead over activist-writer Laura Moser in early returns.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed $7.9 billion in Hurricane Harvey disaster relief as warring Republicans and Democrats united behind help for victims of that storm as an ever more powerful new hurricane bore down on Florida...
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