Senators consider postponing the vote after a sexual misconduct allegation. Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak and Ed Espinoza from Progress Texas discuss more.
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George H.W. Bush's grandson is mulling congressional run in grandfather's old Texas district
Another member of the Bush dynasty could be entering politics.
According to the Texas Tribune, political insiders in the Longhorn State are buzzing about the possibility of Pierce Bush -- the head of Houston-based Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star and the grandson of late President George H.W. Bush -- Rep. Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, D-Texas, for her congressional seat in the state’s 7th District. Jim McGrath, the longtime Bush family spokesman, tweeted the story and said it's "not fake news."
While Pierce Bush told the Texas newspaper that he is “currently putting my heart and soul into my role as CEO of the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the country,” he did seem to leave the door open to a possible run at the congressional seat his grandfather held in the 1960s.Read the full article
Former Vice President Joe Biden launches 2020 presidential campaign
Joe Biden has officially launched his presidential campaign for 2020, making him the 20th Democratic candidate to join the race.
The former vice president announced his third run for president in a video released online Thursday.
Biden joins a diverse set of contenders, including six women, five people of color, and one member of the LGBTQ community. At 76 years old, he is the second-oldest, but he has the most political experience of any candidate.Read the full article
In Atlanta, President Trump, first lady tout 'tremendous' progress fighting opioid crisis
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Atlanta on Wednesday to discuss the nation’s escalating opioid crisis.
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Speaking at the 2019 Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit at a downtown Atlanta hotel, the first lady said saving Americans from opioid addiction was an issue "close to all of our hearts."Read the full article
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