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Texans vote in first primary of 2018
Texas is home to the first primary races of the 2018 election and both parties will watch the results for indications of how the battle to control Congress may play out in November. Republicans and Democrats alike are heavily invested in the outcome for both House and Senate races. In the Senate
5 things to watch for in the Texas primary
Texas holds the first primary contests of the 2018 election on Tuesday and both parties are watching for indications of how the battle to control Congress may play out in November. Democrats are hoping strong early voting by their party faithful is a prediction of a blue wave of enthusiasm that
More claims of sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill
Two more women have come forward to say Sen. Al Franken groped them, and a third woman claimed sexual misconduct by Rep. John Conyers.
Woman reveals alleged relationship with Rep . Joe Barton
An unidentified woman revealed details of her alleged relationship with Rep. Joe Barton, who said he would take the issue to Capitol Police if she made private photos and messages public.
Texas congressman apologizes for nude online selfie
Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas is apologizing for a graphic image of himself that emerged on social media this week, confirming he took the picture and sent it to women with whom he was pursuing relationships. "While separated from my second wife, prior to the divorce, I had sexual
Roy Moore may have gotten a boost from President Trump
Moore's campaign tweeted out a video of the president's comments where Trump stated that "Moore denies it."
'Time stopped:' Lobbyist shot at congressional baseball practice describes the harrowing scene
The lobbyist who was shot multiple times earlier this year when a gunman opened fire at lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game spoke out, recounting the harrowing scene of the shooting when, he says, "Time stopped, it just stopped." "I could see his eyes and the gun, but that was it,"
Democrats win annual baseball game one day after shooting
The day after a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice for members of the Republican congressional delegation, the team carried on with the Congressional Baseball Game, falling to a squad of rival Democrats 11-2 in a friendly matchup amid concerns over the intensity of the partisan fervor in the
What we know about the congressional baseball shooting
Rep. Steve Scalise underwent surgery today, his third procedure since suffering severe injuries Wednesday when a gunman opened fire on Republicans practicing for a congressional baseball game, sources told ABC News. The House majority whip and Louisiana Republican was rushed to a Washington trauma
Scalise in critical condition after gunman opens fire at congressional baseball practice in Virginia
Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, the House majority whip, is in critical condition, hospital officials said Wednesday evening, after he and three others were shot by a gunman this morning while members of Congress were practicing for a charity baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia. Officers