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New law requires uniform hours of operation at temporary polling places

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Texas’ constitutional amendment election is Tuesday. Here’s what voters will decide.

Texas voters are about to weigh in on 10 proposed amendments to the state constitution, which deal with everything from retiring law enforcement animals to the state’s tax code. Voters in three state House districts will also participate in special elections to fill empty seats.

Election Day ballots feature 10 constitutional amendments, three vacant Texas House seats

Here's a look at the biggest races around the state.

New law requires uniform hours of operation at temporary polling places

A new election law is generating some concern about voter turnout in upcoming elections. The law requires uniform hours of operation at temporary polling places and eliminates mobile or movable polling places.

Do you plan to vote in Texas’ November elections? The time to register is now

Texans hoping to participate in the Nov. 5 election have until Oct. 7 to register to vote.

  Democratic debate covered expected issues: immigration, guns, health care

The debate covered the expected topics; how do you think they did?

  WEBXTRA: Could Texas be a swing state in 2020?

Could Texas be a swing state in 2020? Tonight’s debate in Houston highlights that thought on a diverse college campus in a diverse city.

Passage to India: Trump ready for warm embrace, adulation

The trip will feature a rally at one of the world’s largest stadiums with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a stop at the Taj Mahal.

  Security adviser: I’ve seen no intel of Moscow helping Trump

Robert O’Brien was asked about claims that an intelligence professional told the House intelligence committee that Russia’s aim was to favor Trump in the election.

  Student sues Wis. high school over dress code that bars him from wearing shirt with gun image

The sophomore says he is a gun rights supporter, and his T-shirt, which had an image of a firearm, supported gun rights organizations.

Opioid settlement still elusive as some lawyers criticize it

Four months after a handful of states agreed to a structure for a deal, it’s proving to be a tough sell to their counterparts across the country.

  Afghan deal will be hard to assess, fraught with pitfalls

In a country that has been wracked by violence for more than 18 years, determining if the agreement has been violated will be a tough task.

  Sanders condemns Russian influence in election

His response was a sharp contrast from that of President Donald Trump, who has pushed back at the assessment of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia has interfered in elections on his behalf.

Bloomberg says 3 women can be released from nondisclosure agreements

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg says he’s willing to release at least three women from nondisclosure agreements that prevented them from speaking publicly about sexual harassment or discrimination suits.

US, Taliban agree to terms for peace deal, troop withdrawal

The United States and the Taliban have agreed to sign a peace deal next week aimed at ending 18 years of war in Afghanistan and bringing U.S. troops home.

  Democrats try to blunt strong California showing for Sanders

Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg are locked in an intense competition of resources.

Trump savoring scrambled Dem race, Bloomberg’s debate debut

President Donald Trump is offering stinging criticism of his rivals after Democratic presidential candidates’ rancorous debate. As Bloomberg campaigns for the presidency, the 78-year-old billionaire is struggling to adjust.

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  Politics and Thanksgiving table talk

Pass the turkey, hold the arguments. How do you survive talking politics at the dinner table?

  VIDEO: Rep. Travis Clardy discusses House turmoil, secret recording

VIDEO: Rep. Travis Clardy discusses House turmoil, secret recording