Congress is preparing for a year-end sprint as a government shutdown looms. We talked about the dizzying amount of tasks lawmakers are trying to tackle before the 2017 legislative calendar comes to an end.

Texas' Tweeter Laureate is awaiting confirmation for a U.S. appeals court. We told you about the man Governor Greg Abbott is calling on to replace Justice Don Willett.

The Quorum Report's Scott Braddock discussed the governor's response to the GOP tax plan and more.