Tag: election2020

Trump doesn’t ask backers to disperse after storming Capitol

By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump encouraged supporters who stormed the Capitol on Wednesday in protest of his reelection...

Protesters swarm to Capitol, halt session on Biden victory

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — As demonstrators swarmed the U.S. Capitol, Congress was forced to abruptly halt deliberations Wednesday over...

US Capitol locked down as Trump supporters clash with police

By BEN FOX, ASHRAF KHALIL and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol locked down Wednesday with lawmakers inside as violent clashes broke out...
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3 detained after Trump rally disturbance outside Monitor office

BY MARK REAGAN AND MATT WILSON | STAFF WRITERS McALLEN — Police here charged three people with disorderly conduct after responding to a disturbance Monday afternoon...

Republicans gauge Starr County’s Election Day purple haze

When Ross Barrera, the Starr County Republican Party chair and Rio Grande City independent mayoral candidate, looked for a place to plant his tent...

Donna mayor wins against former running mates

MERCEDES — Voters in both Donna and Mercedes voted for change Tuesday evening as three seats each were up for a vote this election...

Republicans win 2 spots on appellate court

An appellate court vacancy connected to former judge Rudy Delgado’s arrest and eventual conviction on federal bribery charges has been settled by the voters. Incumbent...

Democrats’ hopes of flipping Texas again fall short

Some thought it might happen as early as 2014 — and then 2016, and, of course, in 2018. When all those elections proved disappointing, Texas...

Valley flirts with Republican Party in 2020 election turnout

Election Day results in the Rio Grande Valley were what everyone expected and what no one could predict. Voters colored Texas’ southernmost tip blue...