Trump Taps Ratcliffe and Other News for July 28

President Trump tweeted that he would nominate U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Heath) to become the next Director of National Intelligence following Dan Coats’s August 15 departure. Ratcliffe’s nomination requires U.S. Senate confirmation. Trump would name an acting...

Election News for September 22

AGRIC: Texans for Fiscal Responsibility/Empower Texans endorsed incumbent Sid Miller. HD7: Rep. Jay Dean (R-Longview) announced he would seek re-election. Lubbock: Mayor Dan Pope announced he would seek re-election. A kickoff event is scheduled for Tuesday. McAllen:...