Treasury Department opens investigation into Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of federal funds for border mission
Texas has been using coronavirus relief money to help pay for the multibillion-dollar deployment.
By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune
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Jessica Cisneros saw a fundraising boost after an FBI raid on U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar’s home
Cisneros raised about $700,000 between Jan. 1 and Feb. 9. Cuellar, whose office was raided Jan. 19, raised $146,000 — about $100,000 less than what he raised during the same reporting period before the 2020 primary.
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Democrats are in danger of losing three congressional strongholds in South Texas
The seats in question are held by U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar of Laredo and Vicente Gonzalez of McAllen. A third belonged to Filemon Vela of Brownsville, who stepped down.
Tags: Texas News, Republicans, Democrats, South Texas, Rio Grande Valley, 2020 election, Moses Mercado, redistricting, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, Laredo, U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, McAllen, U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, Brownsville, Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa, Texas politics, Cook Political Report, FBI raid, Jessica Cisneros, Cassy Garcia, Ted Cruz, U.S. Rep. Sylvia R. Garcia, Rep. Terry Canales, Edinburg
President Joe Biden says Texas’ new abortion law 'unleashes unconstitutional chaos'
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U.S. Rep. Chip Roy loses bid to replace Liz Cheney as third-ranking House Republican
Tags: Chip Roy, Elise Stefanik, Liz Cheney, San Antonio, Austin, Texas politics, House Freedom Caucus, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, Donald Trump, U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, Nancy Pelosi, 2020 election, January 6 insurrection, Capitol riot
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