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Karina Shumate, 21, a college student studying stenography, fills out a voter registration form in Richardson, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Democrats are hoping this is the year they can finally make political headway in Texas and have set their sights on trying to win a majority in one house of the state Legislature. Among the hurdles theyll have to overcome are a series of voting restrictions Texas Republicans have implemented in recent years, including the nations toughest voter ID law, purging of voter rolls and reductions in polling places. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Texas voting registration deadline approaching

By Zaed Yousuf
Published Jan 30, 2020
The deadline to register in the state is February 3.
The House of Representatives has launched a formal impeachment inquiry against the President. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

‘Unchartered territory’ as Trump impeachment trial begins in the Senate

By Michael Rogers
Published Jan 23, 2020
The impeachment trial of President Trump began this week over charges of abuse of office and obstruction of Congress.
A sign that says Vote placed outside in Dallas. Photo by: Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/Kut

County Commissioners green light early voting on campus

By Benton McDonald
Published Jan 15, 2020
The site will now be open for the entire early voting period to comply with a new state law.
This artist rendering shows Theodore Olson, the attorney representing Citizens United, second from right, arguing a campaign finance case before the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009. Seated, from left are, Justice Samuel Alito, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice John Paul Stevens, Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice Clarence Thomas, Justice Stephen Breyer, and the courts newest member Justice Sonia Sotomayor.  (AP Photo/Dana Verkouteran)

Supreme Court’s landmark campaign finance case approaches 10-year anniversary

By Benton McDonald
Published Dec 16, 2019
The court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission has led to increases in how much campaigns collect and spend on elections.
Eight-time Emmy Award Winning journalist Bob Schieffer joined TCU360s Benton McDonald to talk about the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Bob Schieffer talks impeachment as public hearings begin on Capitol Hill

By Benton McDonald
Published Nov 13, 2019
Former Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer joined TCU360's Benton McDonald to talk about the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
The BLUU may no longer be able to host an early-voting site due to a new state law. (Photo courtesy: Brandon Kitchin)

Texas could halt campus voting sites

By Benton McDonald
Published Nov 12, 2019
The law was signed in September and removes the use of temporary early-voting sites that TCU has hosted in the past.
Carter and his wife Rosalynn recently became the longest married presidential couple, surpassing George and Barbara Bush with more than 73 years of marriage. (Photo courtesy of New York Times)

Former President Jimmy Carter hospitalized

By Michael Rogers
Published Nov 12, 2019
President Jimmy Carter will undergo a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain after recent fall.
A voter retrieves her I Voted sticker after casting her ballot at the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Texas Democrats suing state over new early voting regulations

By Zaed Yousuf
Published Nov 12, 2019
The lawsuit claims that the changes are unconstitutional because they restrict the voting access of the younger electorate.
With the possible exception of Lincoln and Washington, President Trump said his election may have been the best ever. (Photo courtesy of Michael Rogers)

Trump talks Democrats, impeachment at Dallas rally

By Michael Rogers
Published Oct 18, 2019
President Trump spent his rally jawing at the Democratic party and their impeachment bid.
Beto ORourke speaking at rally in Grand Prairie. Photo courtesy: Nathan Lowe

O’Rourke urges unity during Grand Prairie rally

By Zaed Yousuf
Published Oct 18, 2019
O'Rourke held the rally at the same time as President Trump's event in Dallas, only 13 miles away.
A woman wearing a mask stands near promotion boards for a NBA preseason game between Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Chinese response to NBA part of ongoing trend

By Benton McDonald
Published Oct 17, 2019
It took just a 7 word tweet to ignite an ongoing confrontation between China and its most popular American sports league
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What we’re Reading: Johnson & Johnson agree to settle in major opioid lawsuit

By Astrid Souto and Astrid Souto
Published Oct 6, 2019
The pharmaceutical company is the fourth drugmaker to settle in the multi-state opioid trial.