2 Frontrunners Emerge In Democratic Primary For Texas GovernorPolitical analysts say the two frontrunners are former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez and Andrew White, the son of former Democratic Governor Mark White.
Franken Announces Resignation Amid Sexual Misconduct AccusationsSen. Al Franken said Thursday that he will resign from Congress following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and a collapse of support from Democratic colleagues.
As Franken's Support Collapses, Democrats Expect ResignationA majority of the Senate's Democrats called on the two-term lawmaker to get out after another woman emerged Wednesday saying he forcibly tried to kiss her in 2006. That brought to at least seven the number of women accusing him of sexual impropriety.
Female Democrat Senators Call On Franken To ResignFemale senators are calling on fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken to resign.
What's Next In Battle Over Tax Reform Plan?Republicans say tax cuts will help families and businesses. They passed tax reform without any Democrats, who call it a tax scam.
House Panel To Weigh Bill Expanding Gun RightsThe Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a National Rifle Association-supported bill that would allow a gun owner with a state-issued concealed carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons.
Conyers Steps Aside From Judiciary Post Amid Sex AllegationsMichigan Rep. John Conyers, under investigation over allegations he sexually harassed female staff members, said Sunday he will step aside as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee.
Democrat, Republican Lawmakers In Dallas Support Bills To Help DreamersTwo North Texas members of Congress from different parties agree that the U.S. should help Dreamers, the nearly 800,000 people nationwide who were brought here illegally by their parents when they were children.
A Look At The Winners And Losers Of The Top U.S. RacesDemocrats swept Virginia and New Jersey's governor's races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they wanted to join 31 other states in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Tough Issues Could Bring About Government ShutdownEarly signs of disagreement and uncertainty among congressional lawmakers and the White House point to the possibility of a government shutdown in December.
Obama Tells Democrats To Reject Politics Of Division, FearFormer President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with the party's candidates for governor in Virginia and New Jersey.
Poll Finds Partisan Gap In Views On Gender Equality In The U.S.Does the U.S. still have hard work ahead in enabling women to attain equality with men? The answer, according to a new survey, may depend on whether you're a Democrat or a Republican.

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