Challenging Barton, Income Needed to Buy a Home in D-FW, Sutherland Springs Family Files Claim: Your Tuesday Evening News Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Rep. Joe Barton faces new primary challenger after sexting revelationEmbattled Ennis Rep. Joe Barton, whose years-old private “sexts” were made public last week, now has a primary challenger.Jake Ellzey, a retired U.S. Navy fighter pilot and commissioner on the Texas Veterans Commission, is the first Republican to challenge Barton this cycle — a sign that at least some Republicans view the longtime congressman as vulnerable after intimate images he sent to a former lover were mysteriously released online.The news comes just days after Barton, the most senior Texan in Congress and former chairman of the powerful energy and commerce committee, apologized after images he shared in a prior, consensual relationship surfaced on Twitter.Texas politics: After more than two decades of serving her southern Dallas district, Helen Giddings is retiring from the Texas House.Plano ISD: Plano school trustees will consider resignations of the superintendent and a board member at Tuesday night's meeting and discuss their replacements.  Continue reading...

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