A Senate Committee has taken the first step toward authorizing United States military action in Syria, but a final yes vote remains far from certain.

In Wednesday’s Capital Tonight, we look at how the Texas delegation is expected to vote, along with Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul’s doubts about the repercussions.

FUNDRAISING UPDATE

The hot summer months aren’t cooling down Attorney General Greg Abbott’s fundraising streak. Abbott says he raised almost $1.2 million in August, alone. The Quorum Report‘s Harvey Kronberg joined us to look at how the campaign cash will affect his run for the governor’s office.

COMPTROLLER CAMPAIGN

Plus, it’s a crowded race for comptroller on the Republican side. We spoke to former state Rep. Raul Torres about what separates him from the pack.