MISSION, RGV - GOP stalwart Hollis Rutledge says President George H.W. Bush does not get the credit he deserves for crafting the North American Free Trade Agreement. That is a shame, says the former chairman of the Texas Republican Party...
Boy howdy what a big, fat, ugly night for Texas down ballot Republicans. Yes Sen. Ted Cruz won. But Beto O’Rourke got 48.29 percent of the vote, with 4,024,777 votes. So out of over 8 million votes cast, Beto got...
Amy is watching Last of the Mohicans in the other room with the kids. We started it last night after Ulysses’ basketball game. Pizza, carrots, Mohicans and then early to bed. This morning, before everyone got up, I went on...
MCALLEN, RGV - Former U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa has urged his former colleagues to vote for Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the U.S. House. Hinojosa served with the California Democrat for 20 years.  “After seeing the results, my party, the Democratic...
EL PASO, Texas - History was made on Tuesday when Texans voted the first Latinas to the U.S. House of Representatives. Two were elected - Veronica Escobar, a former El Paso County Judge, and Sylvia Garcia, a state senator from...
MCALLEN, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley stayed solidly “Blue” in the midterm elections, with Gov. Greg Abbott failing to break the 50 percent barrier. While Abbott, a Republican incumbent, handily defeated his Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez, the former Dallas...
MCALLEN, RGV - Democrats and Republicans made last minute appeals to voters as the midterm election finally arrived. In Texas, all eyes are on the U.S. Senate race where incumbent Republican Ted Cruz is trying to hold off a spirited...
While legal scholars argue over the constitutionality of President Trump’s threat to do away with birthright citizenship via an executive order, members of Congress from South Texas say they strongly oppose the proposal. Were Trump successful he would have unilaterally...
MCALLEN, RGV - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez says he hopes voter turnout in the Rio Grande Valley is not depressed due to residents being disillusioned by allegations of voter fraud in the region. Gonzalez, who is up for reelection in November,...
MCALLEN, RGV - The race for Texas Attorney General is not about party political affiliation but rather restoring integrity to the office. That was the message Texas Democratic Party candidate Justin Nelson made on a campaign swing through the Rio...

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