While debate over how to end the government shutdown continued in Washington, a key part of the law at the center of it all is still offline for many people.

In Thursday’s Capital Tonight, we spoke with some of the nearly 300 Central Texans who have tried to sign up at one location, but failed to make it through the process.


While the Republican National Committee launches an effort to attract more Latino voters, new poll numbers show the growing Hispanic population appears to be right in the middle of where the party stands on many key issues — except for immigration reform. Our Capital Commentators, Harold Cook and Ted Delisi, joined us to weigh in on that issue and more.


Plus, we sat down with former Texas Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson to talk about his time on the court before retiring earlier this month, along with his vision for a more accessible court system.