MCALLEN, RGV - Two border congressmen representing much of South Texas have given their thoughts on President Trump’s first State of the Union address. U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez both liked much of what Trump had...
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...
MISSION, RGV – When Mexico succeeds, the United States succeeds and vice versa, says U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke. The El Paso Democrat was in the Rio Grande Valley over the weekend, with town hall meetings in San Benito, Weslaco...
MCALLEN, RGV - Futuro McAllen and Futuro RGV have announced three upcoming candidate forums. Full details were ironed out a Futuro committee meeting held at Tony Roma’s in McAllen on Thursday. Futuro McAllen will hold a forum at the McAllen Public...
EDINBURG, RGV - The Rio Grande Guardian has started a new live series on Facebook called Conversation with the Candidates. Four candidates have been featured so far - Ray Thomas, who is running for the open chief justice seat on...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - State Rep. Abel Herrero of Robstown says U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold should resign immediately, rather than see out the rest of his term before quitting. Farenthold, a four-term Republican congressman from Corpus Christi, has faced sexual...
MCALLEN, RGV - With the filing period over, candidates in the Rio Grande Valley are getting their primary campaigns up and running. Hidalgo County Democratic Party held its traditional Ballot Bash event at the Casa de Palmas Renaissance in McAllen on...
EDINBURG, RGV - If he is elected Hidalgo County Judge, Eloy Pulido will leave the county courthouse where it is in downtown Edinburg, shrink it, and build a new justice center near the expressway. Pulido, a former county judge, says...
DONNA, RGV - Whatever happens in next Tuesday’s Donna mayoral race, Simon Sauceda says he is proud of the way he and his colleagues on the city council have turned the municipality’s fortunes around. Sauceda is a teacher and he...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Cameron County Commissioner Alex Dominguez on Friday announced he is running for the Texas House of Representatives in District 37. The seat has been held since 1981 by state Rep. René Oliveira, D-Brownsville. District 37 includes Brownsville, South...

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