Feb 29, 2024 - News

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👀 Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas is eyeing the post of Senate minority leader after Mitch McConnell said yesterday he would retire.

  • "I've made no secret of my intentions," Cornyn said. (Texas Tribune)

🔥 The Smokehouse Creek Fire burning in the Texas Panhandle exploded into the state's second-largest wildfire yesterday. (Axios)

🕯️ Local activists are planning a candlelight vigil tomorrow for Aaron Bushnell, the U.S. airman from San Antonio who set himself on fire to protest the war in Gaza. (Express-News 🔒)

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