WASHINGTON (AP) — Judges in Georgia and Michigan quickly dismissed Trump campaign lawsuits Thursday, undercutting a campaign legal strategy to attack the integrity of the voting process in states where the result could mean President Donald Trump's defeat.
Here's the latest local and national news about the 2020 election, including updates on the candidates, the polls and the major issues.
WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden pushed closer Thursday to the 270 Electoral College votes he needed to win the White House, securing victories in the “blue wall” battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan and narrowing President Donald Trump's path to reelection.
Hundreds — if not 1,000 or more — East Texas Republicans gathered Saturday in a pasture off FM 58 following the latest Trump flag parade around Lufkin.
With election night right around the corner, many are wondering when results will be available and what information to expect on Tuesday.
PARIS (AP) — A survivor of the terrible journey to Auschwitz remembered how the youngest wailed. There were 99 children squeezed among 751 adults gasping for air, crazed by thirst and hunger, … Read more
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — Uzbekistan's incumbent leader has won a second five-year term in the tightly controlled Central Asian nation, preliminary results showed Monday. Read more
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — Uzbeks voted Sunday in a presidential election that the incumbent is expected to win in a landslide against weak competition. Read more
President Joe Biden's long-sought goal of free community college appears to be a victim of cost-cutting in his social spending plan, dealing a major blow to his vision for a historic expansion… Read more
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas businessman is facing criminal charges of voting twice in the November 2020 election, including with his dead wife’s ballot, Nevada state Attorney General Aaron Fo… Read more
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday picked as the state's new elections chief an attorney who briefly joined former President Donald Trump's legal team last year… Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents were carrying out “law enforcement activity” on Tuesday at a Washington mansion and New York City townhouse tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a close al… Read more
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Las Vegas city councilwoman who gained national attention for her support of armed militiamen who clashed with federal law officers during armed standoffs last decad… Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — What could be one of the most competitive House races in the country is taking shape in California’s agriculture-rich Central Valley, where a Democratic assemblyman Monday b… Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump was questioned Monday in a deposition for a lawsuit brought by protesters who say his security team roughed them up in the early days of his presi… Read more
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Chauvin has hired an attorney to represent him as he appeals his murder conviction in the death of George Floyd, according to court documents made public Monday. Read more
Angelina County’s Trump Flag Fairy made President Donald Trump’s twitter feed this afternoon. Look for a story later today.
Despite the long lines of voters looking to vote early at the Lufkin Parks & Recreation building this week, wait times remained low as poll workers helped thousands of voters to the ballot box.
Two elections were left off the ballot for at least 72 voters in Huntington during the first day of early voting.
Attorney Robert Bass led a town hall meeting Monday evening discussing the proposed unit-road system that will be on the ballot for Angelina County voters this election.
Texas counties are currently blocked from setting up multiple drop-off locations for absentee ballots heading into the Nov. 3 general election due to a temporary order from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. That order came hours after top Texas officials on Saturday again sought to limi…
People have been voting by mail in the U.S. for close to a hundred years, but it's never been as big an issue as it is in the 2020 election. This is the start of a five-part animation series by The Associated Press, Election 2020 Facts (Sept. 21)
- Diboll police officer, suspect in custody injured in shooting
- Angelina County Sheriff's Office investigating potential homicide
- Longview man dies in 3-vehicle crash on Highway 94 near Groveton
- HICKS: Deterrence will help settle crime rates
- Parents complain about mask mandate, bullying at LISD board meeting
- Lufkin woman provides winter clothing for children in community
- POLICE REPORTS: Lufkin man charged with DWI after allegedly crashing into house on Paul
- Tire & E-Waste Collection Day on tap for Saturday
- Health district now offering Moderna COVID-19 booster shots
- Rescue flight: Shelter dog journeys to Austin on Cessna plane