Benton McDonald

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Benton McDonald is a junior journalism and political science double major from Austin, Texas. He has worked for TCU360 since his freshman year and is currently the executive editor of Politifrog, covering local, state, and national politics and their relation to TCU.

County Commissioners green light early voting on campus

The site will now be open for the entire early voting period to comply with a new state law.

Supreme Court’s landmark campaign finance case approaches 10-year anniversary

The court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission has led to increases in how much campaigns collect and spend on elections.

Bob Schieffer talks impeachment as public hearings begin on Capitol Hill

Former Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer joined TCU360's Benton McDonald to talk about the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Texas could halt campus voting sites

The law was signed in September and removes the use of temporary early-voting sites that TCU has hosted in the past.

Chinese response to NBA part of ongoing trend

It took just a 7 word tweet to ignite an ongoing confrontation between China and its most popular American sports league

Texas GOP retirements increase as state slowly becomes more competitive

Five of the caucuses 22 members have announced that they won't run for re-election to the U.S. House in 2020.

Declassified whistleblower complaint released

The report called President Trump's dealings with Ukraine an "urgent concern" that could pose risks to national security

Document recounts conversation with Ukrainian leader

The release comes less than 24 hours after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

Impeachment 101

With the House of Representatives officially starting an Impeachment inquiry, TCU360 gets you up to speed on how the process works.

PolitiTalk 9/10/19

Tarrant County GOP's executive director joins the show to discuss the upcoming presidential debate.

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