Politics

Trump to head to border as shutdown continues

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump will be traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday as a partial government shutdown continues.     

2019 Government Shutdown Report: Most & Least Affected States

With the U.S. government closed for business for the 21st time since 1976, this time with a partial shutdown, the personal-finance website WalletHub Thursday released its report on the States Most & Least Affected by the 2019 Government Shutdown to add some hard data to all the rhetoric.

Trump Administration announces ban on bump stocks

The Trump administration has moved to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.   

Texas senator denies sexting, but won't say who did

A Texas state senator accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to a graduate student says he doesn't "condone sexual misconduct of any kind" following an investigation launched by the University of Texas.     

Trump responds to Tillerson criticism

President Donald Trump is responding to criticism from his former secretary of state Rex Tillerson by calling Tillerson "dumb as a rock" and "lazy as hell." During a rare public appearance in Houston Thursday evening, Tillerson weighed in on his…

Cruz, O'Rourke trade barbs in Senate debate

Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke are wasting little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one of the country's hottest - even as poll...

Election night in the Crossroads

It's Election night here in the Crossroads. Residents have about an hour left before the polls close. Our Tobias Rodriguez is going to be live at the Patti Dodson Center watching the returns. Na...