Editor's Note: This story has been updated from its original version to include new information from U.S. Sen. John Cornyn's office. MCALLEN, Texas - Texas Governor Greg Abbott has failed to exhibit any crisis...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Democrats are much more likely than Republicans to wear a mask in public, according to polling by Axios/Ipsos. Axios/Ipsos has been tracking this issue and others related to COVID-19 since March...
It is with a heavy heart that I pen this today. Following the senseless massacres in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, let me unequivocally state: White supremacy and domestic terrorism have no place in this country.
MISSION, RGV - As expected, Armando ”Mando” O’Caña will be the new mayor of Mission. Unofficial election results show the longtime educator and city council member received 51.12 percent of the vote in Saturday’s runoff election. Mayor Norberto “Beto” Salinas,...
LAS MILPAS, RGV - The two slates of candidates running for Pharr City Commission will come face to face at a Valley Interfaith accountability session on Sunday. The meeting takes place at St Francis Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church in south...
McALLEN, RGV - McAllen-based attorney Vicente Gonzalez has announced he is running as a Democrat for the 15th Congressional District of Texas. Gonzalez is married to Lorena Saenz Gonzalez, a McAllen native and a former teacher and administrator in McAllen...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Mexican icon Vicente Fernández has recorded a corrido in support of Hillary Clinton for president. In 2000, Fernández sang at the GOP Convention in Philadelphia on the same night George W. Bush gave his acceptance speech. In...
EDINBURG, RGV - Hidalgo County Judge candidate Richard Cortez has pledged his full support for the UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine. On a Rio Grande Guardian Conversation with the Candidates taping on Facebook last Saturday, the former McAllen mayor...
MCALLEN, RGV – Texas Governor Greg Abbott met with supporters at Lone Star Bar B-Q on Saturday morning in McAllen, while several groups were protesting his visit over Senate Bill 4. After announcing his re-election campaign the day before in...
Election cycles in the Rio Grade Valley would be like any other around the country if politiqueras weren’t such a defining factor. In broad terms, a politiquera is an “individual who is paid for by an election campaign to knock...

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