The Journal Gazette
Election 2020 Voting Karina Shumate, 21, a college student studying stenography, fills out a voter registration form in Richardson, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.  (AP Photo/LM Otero) (LM OteroSTF)

In Texas and other states, voters face a variety of barriers

Democrats believe they have a shot at making gains this year in Republican-dominated Texas.

January 19, 2020 10:20 am

Trump Associated Press
President Donald Trump speaks during an event on prayer in public schools in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday.  (Evan VucciSTF)

Trump vows to defend prayer in public school

In a bid to solidify his evangelical base, President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed to protect prayer in public schools and took new...

January 17, 2020 1:00 am

Senate passes new trade deal, a longtime priority for Trump

WASHINGTON – The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade...

January 17, 2020 1:00 am

Watchdog: White House violated law

WASHINGTON – The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of...

January 17, 2020 1:00 am

APTOPIX Trump Impeachment Associated Press
 Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., swears in Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as the presiding officer for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.  (HOGP)

Impeachment trial opens

The Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday.

January 17, 2020 1:00 am