Wednesday Mar 5
The Morning After: Election primary snap judgments
In this Dec. 18, 2013 file photo, Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, and other Republicans walk to a closed-door GOP meeting before the Senate moves to pass a modest, bipartisan budget bill, at the Capitol in Washington.
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Wednesday Mar 5
Thornberry fends off challengers for House seat
U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry defeated two GOP primary challengers late Tuesday to capture the Republican nomination for the 13th Congressional District Republican primary race.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Times Record News
Thornberry cruises to victory
U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry fended off two challengers Tuesday to win the Republican nomination for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Texas' senior senator takes a early lead in re-election bid
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn claimed an early lead Tuesday night in his quest to serve a third six-year term in Congress.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Times Record News
Two challenge Thornberry in the 13th
U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry has not one but two challengers Tuesday in the GOP primary for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Obama-Hagel defense budget is based on dangerous guesswork
It continued the process of reducing America's military to pre-World War II size, but -- as we can infer from the remarks of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel -- there's some sort of strategic realignment close at hand.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Trio seeks to succeed Rep. Issa
At least three Republican lawmakers are interested in Issa's Oversight and Government Reform gavel: Reps.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Federal Computer Week
Acquisition in the crosshairs amid DOD restructuring
The Defense Department is facing significant challenges and changes in the coming months and years, and with a mandate to streamline and cut spending, acquisition is emerging as a critical area.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Collins challenger among candidates who see potent weapon in surveillance issue
Shenna Bellows was entrenched in legislative battles over warrants and police surveillance in Maine last year when a state lawmaker asked the question: "Isn't the problem at the federal level?" Democrat Shenna Bellows, who is challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in November's election,sees the National Security Agency's domestic ... (more)
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Amarillo Struggles to Handle Influx of Refugees
Amarillo receives a higher ratio of new refugees to the existing population than any other Texas city.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
ELECTIONS 2014: Federal budget, NSA take forefront in Congressional District 13 race
A longtime congressman, an Amarillo certified financial planner and a veterinarian from Bowie will square off in the March 4 primary race for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Few GOP 'revolutionaries' of 1994 remain in Congress
The Republican majority in the House has moved to the right of the historic class that stormed to power in 1994.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
White House Failed to Protect Benghazi Mission, House Report Concludes
Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee blame the White House for failing to provide sufficient security to defend a U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, and that the administration quickly knew the violence was a terrorist attack.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Texas Republicans face big decisions in March 4 primary elections
Early voting for the March 4 Democratic and Republican primaries begins on Feb. 18 and, for the first time in more than two decades, Texas voters will have more homework than usual before casting their ballots, especially on statewide races.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Refugee Population Growing too Quickly in Amarillo
Amarillo has a long history of welcoming refugees. But, sometimes too much of a good thing can be bad.
Do your homework for the primaries
Early voting for the March 4 Democratic and Republican primaries begins on Feb. 18, and, for the first time in more than two decades, Texas voters will have more homework than usual before casting their ballots, especially on statewide races.
Lew Says U.S. Borrowing Authority May Not Go Past Feb. 27
Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said U.S. borrowing authority may not last past Feb. 27 and urged Congress to raise the debt ceiling as soon as possible.