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Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 at 06:54 AM CST

Election to Determine Direction of Education Board

Election to Determine Direction of Education Board

Who fills the spots on the Texas Board of Education could play a major role in what science textbooks the panel adopts next year for classrooms.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 at 06:14 AM CST

Appeals Judge Fights to Keep Job

Appeals Judge Fights to Keep Job

A judge nicknamed "Killer Keller" by death penalty opponents is fighting to remain the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge in one of several statewide races Tuesday.

Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 at 07:24 PM CST

New Poll Shows "Sandy Effect" on Election

New Poll Shows "Sandy Effect" on Election

Final NBC poll shows the effect Hurricane Sandy has had on the election.

Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 at 06:35 PM CST

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Both candidates had a busy Sunday campaigning and making public appearances at area events.

Friday, Nov 2, 2012 at 05:56 PM CDT

Early Voting Comes to An End

Early Voting Comes to An End

Early voting concluded Friday in Texas. In Tarrant County, early voter numbers are down about 12 percent from four years ago.

Friday, Nov 2, 2012 at 07:27 AM CDT

Last Day for Early Voting Across Texas

Last Day for Early Voting Across Texas

Texans have one last day to vote early for next Tuesday's general election.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:28 PM CDT

Final Brown-Warren Debate Scrapped in Massachusetts

Final Brown-Warren Debate Scrapped in Massachusetts

Plans to reschedule a fourth and final debate between Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren were scrapped by organizers Tuesday. The debate was originally set for Tuesday...

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:16 PM CDT

Gingrich Raising Cash, Profile for Akin Senate Bid

Gingrich Raising Cash, Profile for Akin Senate Bid

Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin got the backing of former presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich Tuesday to help bolster his profile as his campaign against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill nears its final...

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 at 03:46 AM CDT

Bill Clinton, Joe Biden Fire Up Ohio Crowd

Bill Clinton, Joe Biden Fire Up Ohio Crowd

They are old friends and sometime political rivals, each a gregarious, backslapping politician and legendary — some would say long-winded — talker. So when Vice President Joe Biden and former President...

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 at 03:46 AM CDT

Five Things to Watch When the Presidential Campaigns Restart

Five Things to Watch When the Presidential Campaigns Restart

Superstorm Sandy brought the race for the White House to a brief halt, as President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney temporarily shifted gears.

 

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