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Democratic hopefuls in Denton on Sunday, debate Saturday in Highland Village
Democratic hopefuls Linsey Fagan and Andrew Morris will be at Backyard on Bell on Sunday evening to meet with voters.
Congress votes to reopen government, passes budget deal
Texas Association of Business' PAC announces endorsements
Congress takes on immigration issue amid election pressures
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the "Dreamer" immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they'll introduce President Donald Trump's plan. Though his proposal has no chance of passage, Trump may be the most influential voice in the conversation.
Fired FBI director Comey slams GOP memo: ‘That’s it?’
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former FBI Director James Comey scorned the memo that was released by House Republicans after being declassified Friday by President Donald Trump, saying it doesn't add up to much. "That's it?" Comey said on Twitter.
End to shutdown in sight as Senate breaks Dem filibuster
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration and other contentious issues.
House bill to avoid shutdown passes
WASHINGTON -- A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.
Congress clears temporary spending measure
WASHINGTON -- The Republican-led Congress narrowly passed a temporary spending bill Thursday to avert a government shutdown, doing the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and punting disputes on immigration, health care and the budget to next year.
GOP candidate forum slated for Tuesday in Prosper
Republican candidates for federal, state and county offices are expected to participate in a forum Tuesday night in Prosper.