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Judge sets Smith County Pct. 1 constables race between Garmon, Harris

  ELECTION UPDATES FOR SUPER TUESDAY
  Sen. John Cornyn visits Tyler to drum up vote
Know before you go: Voting begins with finding your ballot box
Court OKs Texas winner-take-all presidential elector system

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  Sen. John Cornyn visits Tyler to drum up vote

Sen. John Cornyn visited Texas Music City in Tyler to tell Texans to "Saddle Up n’ Vote."

Know before you go: Voting begins with finding your ballot box

In Texas, some counties participate in the Countywide Polling Place Program, while others require you vote at an assigned precinct.

Court OKs Texas winner-take-all presidential elector system

A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans unanimously upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the Texas system.

Tyler City Councilman serves last day in office, continues campaign for mayor

Tyler City Councilman for District 4, Don Warren served his last day in office as part of the city council to continue his run for Mayor of Tyler

  Smith County officials confident last year’s election problems solved as early voting begins

Following a series of problems in the November 2019 election in Smith County, officials are confident that those problems have been solved.

  LIST: All contested races across East Texas

Election day in East Texas is slated for Mar. 3 and early voting began on Feb. 18. We have every single contested race in East Texas listed right here.

  Coronavirus slump expected to rival big recessions in history

In a wide-ranging report using data that in parts goes back 800 years, Jim Reid and Henry Allen found that the downturns are in many cases set to be deeper than those endured in the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis 12 years ago — and then some.

  Fed steps in once again to try to smooth out lending markets

The Fed is trying to facilitate lending and boost confidence that it will do all it can to support the global financial system.

  How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

In some states, it would amount to a major revamp of their voting system just eight months before an election.

Idaho governor signs into law anti-transgender legislation

The legislation prohibits transgender people from changing the sex listed on their birth certificates and bans transgender girls and women from competing in women's sports.

  Abortion providers sue Texas over virus outbreak order

Planned Parenthood joined other abortion providers Wednesday in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak.

  US cities brace for coronavirus spread; Spain’s hospitals at breaking point

The top infectious-disease expert in the United States warned that smaller U.S. cities are about to witness the rapid acceleration in coronavirus cases that New York is seeing.

US set to extend Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

The Trump administration is poised to renew several waivers on U.S. sanctions against Iran that will allow Russian, European and Chinese companies to continue to work on Iran's civilian nuclear facilities without drawing American penalties.

  NY Rep. Velazquez diagnosed with ‘presumed’ case of COVID-19

New York Rep. Nydia Velázquez stood within feet of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic and Republican leaders at a signing ceremony after the bill was passed.

New Trump mileage standards to gut Obama climate effort

President Donald Trump is expected to relax ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' single-biggest efforts against climate change.

  Wall Street pushes higher, led by surging health care stocks

The relatively tentative moves in the market follow last week’s stellar performance, where the S&P 500 surged 10.2% for its biggest weekly gain since the market hit bottom in 2009 following the financial crisis.

Elections Video

  Biden and Sanders get ready for next showdown

Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden are preparing for a showdown for the presidential nomination.

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  Being pregnant during a pandemic

What to know if you're pregnant during the coronavirus pandemic.