Republican Randy Neugebauer will face a Libertarian candidate in his re-election bid for the 19th Congressional seat.
On Thursday, Dr. Richard "Chip" Peterson filed for the Libertarian Party's nomination in the March 9th Primary. Peterson was also a candidate in last year's District 19th Special Election. Peterson says he wants to provide an outlet for voters who feel important issues are being ignored by both major parties.
District 17 Representative, Charlie Stenholm, could also be in this race. Under the new redistricting map, he has the option to run in districts 13 or 19, but has yet to file for either district.
Officials say nearly 20 other people rescued from the back of the rig early Sunday were hospitalized in dire condition, many with extreme dehydration and heatstroke.
The president's son-in-law has attracted attention for a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat.
Senate Republicans are now considering two versions of similar legislation, one that would repeal and replace, and another that would simply repeal "Obamacare" with a two-year delay for implementation to give the Senate more time to agree on a replacement.
Detectives with the Lubbock Police Department are investigating an assault that happened Saturday at 1:45 a.m. at Bash Riprock's sports bar.