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Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 28, 2022 14:08 PM EST

Dallas Morning News. November 20, 2022. Editorial: GOP misread the Latino vote in South Texas But there is a way the right can win a greater share of Hispanic votes The Texas GOP expected big wins with Latino voters in the midterm elections. Instead,...

McCarthy passes 1st House speaker test, but hurdles remain

Nov. 15, 2022 22:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leader Kevin McCarthy won the nomination Tuesday for House speaker, clearing a first step with majority support from his colleagues, but he now faces a weeks-long slog to quell right-flank objections before a final vote in the new year. McCarthy has led...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 14, 2022 07:18 AM EST

Austin American Statesman. November 9, 2022. Editorial: Church leaders should obey the law regarding politics and the pulpit Federal law says ministers can’t make partisan political pronouncements from the pulpit, but some church leaders in Texas and around the...

From sensation to struggles: Dem stars Abrams, O'Rourke fade

Nov. 10, 2022 14:31 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Stacey Abrams and Beto O'Rourke catapulted to Democratic stardom in 2018 by defying expectations and nearly pulling off upsets in Georgia and Texas. But they flopped four years later in governors' races Tuesday even as other Democrats muscled out remarkably...

De La Cruz wins US House seat; Cuellar, Gonzalez reelected

Nov. 09, 2022 02:07 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Border Democrats in Texas held the line in two key House races on Tuesday night, but Republicans didn't come away empty handed, gaining one seat after an aggressive play to remake the U.S.-Mexico border into a midterm battleground. The lone GOP victory in South...

Democrat Henry Cuellar wins reelection to U.S. House in Texas' 28th Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 00:59 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Henry Cuellar wins reelection to U.S. House in Texas' 28th Congressional District.

Prison deaths mount in El Salvador's gang crackdown

Oct. 24, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Jesús Joya says his brother was “special” -- at 45, he was childlike, eager to please. He was as far from a gang member as anyone could be. And yet the last time he saw Henry, he was boarding a bus to prison. “Henry, you’re going to get...

Prison deaths mount in El Salvador's gang crackdown

Oct. 24, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Jesús Joya says his brother was “special” -- at 45, he was childlike, eager to please. He was as far from a gang member as anyone could be. And yet the last time he saw Henry, he was boarding a bus to prison. “Henry, you’re going to get...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 21, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — The nominees for Arizona governor, Democrat Katie Hobbs and Republican Kari Lake; Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers; Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo. ...

Immigration will vex Biden no matter who controls Congress

Oct. 06, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At a recent White House ceremony honoring Hispanic heritage in the U.S., President Joe Biden spoke of how immigration has defined the nation and should be celebrated. “We say it all the time, but that’s who we are,” Biden said. “That’s the nation. We are...