Voter ID: U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos denied the state and federal government’s request to postpone again next week’s Voter ID trial. The hearing to determine whether the 2011 Voter ID law was passed with discriminatory intent will begin on Tuesday.

CD21: Via Twitter, Air Force veteran and 2016 Democratic candidate Thomas Wakely announced he would again challenge U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-San Antonio). We previously reported that he filed a new statement of candidacy indicating his likely challenge. Wakely received 36% of the vote in 2016.

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