The U.S. Capitol Insurrection: 1 year later

Texas had the 2nd most arrests at the Capitol Insurrection. 1 year later, that still matters

Posted on · Just over 700 people have been arrested and charged with crimes dealing with the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol last Jan. 6. While thousands traveled from 45 states to Washington D.C., Texas has the dubious distinction of having the second highest number of people arrested for their part in the attempt to overthrow a democratic election.

Politics

First part of Texas’ 2020 election audit reveals few issues, echoes findings from review processes already in place

Posted on · An initial review of four counties’ election results — launched after pressure from former President Donald Trump and touted by GOP leaders — showed few discrepancies between electronic and hand counts of ballots in a sample of voting precincts.

Immigration

US-Mexico border reopens to ‘non-essential’ travel

Posted on · The Department of Homeland Security is preparing for major volume on Monday as bridges across the U.S.-Mexico border reopen to fully vaccinated travelers. The U.S.-Mexico border is the busiest land border in the world, with more than one million people crossing every day before the pandemic struck.