Politics

State Government Agencies May Move to Juarez

Several Chihuahua state agencies may be relocated to Juarez.  The state congress will have to approve the move, but if the do the state congress, the state supreme court, and the governor's office will all be moving..

Gov. Perry Wants Predator Drones Patrolling Border

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry says he wants unmanned aircraft based out of Houston's Ellington Field to be used for surveillance along the state's border with Mexico.

Congressman Dies

Washington (AP) - A spokesman says Democratic Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania, a retired Marine Corps officer who became an outspoken critic of the Iraq war, has died. He was 77.

Medina's Name Stays on the Ballot

El Paso - - Former political candidate Larry Medina is not giving up. You may have seen his billboards running for El Paso County Judge.

Deliberation Continues in Barraza Trial

A jury of 6 men and 6 women continued deliberating on whether state judge Manuel Barraza is guilty of bribery. Barraza is accused of trading sex and money for a favorable ruling in his court.

Jury Deliberates In Barraza Trial

Jury deliberations resumed this morning in the bribery trial of former judge Manuel Barraza. The case went to the jury late yesterday.

Group Will Start New Petition Against City's Domestic Partner Benefits

El Paso-- The battle against domestic partner benfits for city employees continues.

FBI Agent Collapses at Barraza Trial

An FBI agent collapsed during testimony at the bribery trial of former judge Manuel Barraza Wednesday. It happened just before 4:00 pm.

Anthony Election Set

Anthony, NM (AP) - New Mexico's newest community is to elect its first public officials April 13. The Dona Ana County Commission set the election date for Anthony.

Obama friend's child injured, golf interrupted

KAILUA, Hawaii  - President Barack Obama abruptly ended his golf outing and sped in his motorcade to his compound Monday after he learned a friend's child was injured while playing on the beach.

Percy Sutton, Harlem political pioneer, dies at 89

NEW YORK - Percy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, has died. He was 89.

White House asks for privacy for first daughters

HONOLULU - The White House is asking journalists covering President Barack Obama's vacation in Hawaii to respect the privacy of his 8- and 11-year-old daughters.

Obama asked to halt wild-horse roundup in Nevada

RENO, Nev. - Sheryl Crow and other wild-horse advocates on Thursday called on President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to block a major roundup of mustangs set to begin M