HOUSTON (FOX 26) - This week's panel: Wayne Dolcefino, media consultant; Charles Blain, Urban Reform; Carmen Roe, Houston attorney; Antonio Diaz-, writer, educator and radio host; panel Chris Tritico, FOX 26 legal analyst; and Michelle Byington, conservative attorney mention items from the week not covered,
Third Democratic debate tonight at Texas Southern University
Houston will take the national spotlight tonight as Texas Southern University hosts the third Democratic presidential debate.
Ten presidential contenders will be on one stage together for one night only. This is the first time that Senator Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden will be on the same stage together. The latest Quinnipiac poll of Texas Democrats shows Biden with a 10-point lead over both Senator Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders.
Tonight's debate is expected to give the candidates one of the largest audiences that they have seen during the campaign season so far.Read the full article
Texas Rep. Briscoe Cain and Beto O'Rourke spar on Twitter
A moment during the Houston Democratic Debate has turned to a war of words on Twitter after Beto O'Rourke says a Texas state lawmaker 'threatened' him, after his pledge to confiscate certain weapons.
O'Rourke's 'Hell yes, we're going to take your AR-15' pledge was in response to several mass-shootings in Texas over the last few years.
But when the O'Rourke campaign followed with a tweet repeating the comment, Deer Park Republican Briscoe Cain responded with his own comment:Read the full article
Democratic debate in Houston: key takeaways
The third Democratic debate was filled with attacks and counter-attacks. Love for one former president, loathing for the current one. A 76-year-old front-runner essentially got called old, and he turned around and called another rival a "socialist."
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But will it change the fundamentals of a nominating fight that remains remarkably stable at the top with five months until voting begins? Here's a look at some takeaways and potential answers:Read the full article