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The 2018 Midterm Election is here and the KLTV 7 team will be providing comprehensive coverage of the night.

168 East Texas candidates have already won, because no one ran against them in the general election

Candidates for 168 positions across East Texas won their primary elections this past spring and do not have a challenger from an opposing party this fall. This means that candidates who won their party’s nomination in March will take office when the new terms begin.

7/9 On Scene: Tracking the midterm elections

We’re keeping up with elections across East Texas tonight.

2018 Elections: Predictions, ABC live coverage and more

It’s Election Day across the nation and ABC is providing live coverage.

Is there such a thing as a paper ballot at the polls on election day?

Ahh, the good old days of voting on paper...are they gone forever on election day?

UT Tyler professors speak on political poll conducted by students

With just over 1,000 Texans polled, the latest Texas Opinion Survey, which was conducted by students at the University of Texas at Tyler, is revealing a lot about the lone star states voters.

  Amid shutdown, Secret Service agents absorb travel expenses while working without pay

With no paychecks in sight, many in the agency see bank accounts dwindling and short-term debt mounting, which itself creates a potential security threat and puts their jobs at risk.

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip after her request to postpone State of the Union address

The nation's two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of constitutional one-upmanship as negotiations to end the monthlong partial government shutdown failed to produce results.

Watchdog: Government may have separated many more children from migrant families

A report from the Health and Human Services inspector general's office finds that family separations were taking place before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border.

Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

Possible Democratic candidates haven't hesitated to tangle with Trump. Sen. Sherrod Brown recalled that when Trump slammed him over the closure of a General Motors plant in his home state, he poked the president for seeking "an Ohio Democrat to blame" while the GOP held power in the state.

Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

President Donald Trump signed a law on Wednesday guaranteeing back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the partial government shutdown.

Senators consider former lobbyist as EPA’s permanent chief

In line with Trump's regulation-cutting ethos, the agency under Wheeler has moved forward on major rollbacks and pending rollbacks of Obama-era environmental measures.

Attorney general nominee Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

So far, William Barr's comments have pointedly departed from Trump’s own views and underscored his efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to the president.

Acting AG Whitaker to testify as Democrats ramp up oversight

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Feb. 8, appearing as one of the new Democratic majority’s first witnesses as they seek to provide more stringent oversight of President Donald Trump.

UK Parliament overwhelmingly rejects May’s Brexit deal

The 432-202 vote in the House of Commons was widely expected but still devastating for May, whose fragile leadership is now under siege.

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McCarthy: State of the Union should happen despite shutdown

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said State of the Unions happen no matter what. President Reagan delayed the 1986 address after the space shuttle disaster.

Lawmaker: Trump's address before Congress 'highly unlikely'

Rep. Hakeen Jefferies, D-NY, said unless the shutdown ends, it's "highly unlikely" the president will be giving a State of the Union before Congress.

6 arrested, 1 still on the run after FBI raid in Hughes Springs area

1 on the the run after FBI raid arrests 6

McCarthy: State of the Union should happen despite shutdown

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said State of the Unions happen no matter what. President Reagan delayed the 1986 address after the space shuttle disaster.