At their first debate in Texas' 2018 U.S. Senate general election campaign, U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, and incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican, traded blows Friday over a range of issues that included immigration and criminal justice. The face-off was often heated, with candidates tossing attacks back and forth.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (the "Company") announced today that it will host the only Texas gubernatorial debate between incumbent Governor Greg Abbott (R) and former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez (D) on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. CT.
The aggressive drive by top Texas Republicans to flip a Democratic-friendly state Senate seat will culminate Tuesday as their candidate, Pete Flores, faces Democrat Pete Gallego in the final round of a special election.
A program meant to help underserved populations enroll in and navigate the federal health insurance marketplace has slashed millions in funds for grassroots Texas groups, according to the agency that manages the program.