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168 East Texas candidates have already won, because no one ran against them in the general election

Candidates for 168 positions across East Texas won their primary elections this past spring and do not have a challenger from an opposing party this fall. This means that candidates who won their party’s nomination in March will take office when the new terms begin.

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We’re keeping up with elections across East Texas tonight.

2018 Elections: Predictions, ABC live coverage and more

It’s Election Day across the nation and ABC is providing live coverage.

Texas voters report issues with voting machines

According to the Texas Tribune, voters meant to vote straight-ticket but when they reviewed their final list of selected candidates, someone from an opposing party was picked instead.

Sen. Ted Cruz touts low unemployment numbers at Nacogdoches rally

Senatorial candidates continue stumping in East Texas. A chanting crowd of about 300 greeted Senator Ted Cruz Friday morning at a Nacogdoches rally.

WATCH: Cruz, O’Rourke making several campaign stops in East Texas

Texas candidates for U.S. Senate will be making several stops in East Texas.

  'I am going to run’: Kirsten Gillibrand latest Democrat in 2020 field

Kirsten Gillibrand has already made plans to campaign in Iowa over the weekend, more than a year before the leadoff caucus state votes.

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers to handle tax returns

The IRS workforce is being recalled to handle tax returns and pay out refunds.

Trump’s AG nominee Barr backs Mueller probe, supports border ‘barrier’

Nominee William Barr is expected to be confirmed, unless there is a major surprise during the hearing. It would be his second stint as attorney general.

Shutdown standoff: Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump's demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen, including those in districts where Trump is popular.

Democrats consider subpoena for interpreter of Trump-Putin meeting

The official said Trump even confiscated his interpreter’s notes after talks with Putin in Germany in 2017 and reportedly told the interpreter to keep quiet about what was said in the room.

As shutdown grinds on, TSA workers struggle

Hundreds of TSA employees at major airports nationwide have called out sick since this shutdown began.

Trump rejects suggested short-term government shutdown fix

Leaving the White House for a trip to New Orleans, Trump said he had dismissed the proposal from Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to reopen for several weeks and continue dealing with Democrats over Trump's long-promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators

Speaking from the South Lawn before departing the White House for New Orleans, Trump called former FBI and Justice Department officials "known scoundrels" and "dirty cops."

2020 Democratic primary set to intensify

While plans may change, the announcements are expected to come in waves, the first featuring a group of ambitious Senate Democrats including New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, California Sen. Kamala Harris and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, who face pressure to join the race.

Trump concealed details from meeting with Putin, report says

A report by the Washington Post says that no records exist of the five personal meetings President Donald Trump has had with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

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Democratic field already crowded for 2020 presidential race

We're seeing who's in and who's out as the 2020 Democratic field starts taking shape.

Pelosi: Can't have State of the Union while security furloughed

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said those who handle the logistics and security for the State of the Union address are furloughed.

Conceptual drawings of new Carpenter Elementary campus elicits ‘oohs,' ‘ahs’ from NISD educators

Conceptual drawings of new Carpenter Elementary campus elicits ‘oohs,' ‘ahs’ from NISD educators

Angelina County commissioners say dry weather is needed before some road repairs can begin

Angelina County commissioners say dry weather is needed before some road repairs can begin