While a census citizenship question was temporarily blocked, a federal judge will consider whether the Trump administration’s motives were discriminatory.
EAST LOS ANGELES — By the time his plane touched down in California at the end of a whirlwind week, Julián Castro had set an early political benchmark in the crowded presidential race.
Paxton’s office has indicated it is keeping open the criminal investigation file it initiated based on the secretary of state’s referral.
The Texas Senate gaveled out without confirming David Whitley, who questioned the citizenship of thousands of legitimate voters.
Texas Secretary of State David Whitley has agreed to settle litigation against the State claiming that the voter citizenship review is unconstitutional.
The maelstrom surrounding the Texas voter registration manager’s exit highlights the frustrations that have emerged since the citizenship review effort launched four weeks ago.
If all 11 senators are on the Senate floor when Whitley’s nomination comes, he doesn’t have the votes to be confirmed.
For the second week in a row, the Senate Nominations Committee failed to bring Whitley up for a vote. And he’s gained a new public adversary: the leader of the Senate Democratic Caucus.
A top lawyer for the State says Texas did not make any mistakes or impose unconstitutional burdens on certain voters in rolling out its citizenship review.
In a letter sent to lawmakers late Wednesday, David Whitley apologized for the way he launched the review efforts but appears to not be backing down from continuing the review.