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Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks at Liberty University
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Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks at Liberty University

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) becomes the first candidate to announce a bid for the White House in 2016. Cruz kicked off his campaign with this speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia March 23, 2015. (Raw Video) Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Texas Senate Approves Open Carry of Handguns

Texas Senate Approves Open Carry of Handguns

The Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to allowing licensed open carry of handguns in the state. Read »

Mar 16, 2015
Senators Discuss Ban on Immigration

Senators Discuss Ban on Immigration "Sanctuary Cities"

State senators are renewing discussion on a divisive immigration bill banning so-called "sanctuary... Read »

Mar 16, 2015
Texas Lawmaker Drops Religious Freedom Proposal

Texas Lawmaker Drops Religious Freedom Proposal

A legislator has scrapped his proposal preventing the government from burdening a person's free exercise of religion... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Midterm Election Results

Midterm Election Results

Election results will begin appearing after 7 p.m. CT/MT. Check back for results. Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Texas Lawmakers Mull Boosting Foster Care Training

Texas Lawmakers Mull Boosting Foster Care Training

State lawmakers are discussing whether to require 35 hours of training for potential foster care parents, more than... Read »

Mar 9, 2015
TX GOP Wants Medicaid Flexibility, Not Expansion

TX GOP Wants Medicaid Flexibility, Not Expansion

Texas Senate Republicans have sent a letter to President Barack Obama, demanding that their state be allowed to make... Read »

Mar 2, 2015
Lone Star Politics: February 22, 2015

Lone Star Politics: February 22, 2015

Immigration returns to the spotlight on Lone Star Politics. A South Texas judge temporarily halted President Obama’s... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015

"Victory for America": Abbott, Cruz Hail Immigration Ruling

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott predicted Wednesday that Texas and 25 other states would keep prevailing against President... Watch »

Feb 18, 2015
Abbott to Name 'Emergency Items' in First State of the State

Abbott to Name 'Emergency Items' in First State of the State

Gov. Greg Abbott made border security, ethics bills emergency items for the 84th Legislature during his State of the... Watch »

Feb 17, 2015
Lone Star Politics: Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Lone Star Politics: Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, the open carry debate moves forward. We talk to Dallas State Sen. Watch »

Feb 13, 2015
LSP: Fort Worth Mayor Speaks about DreamVision Project

LSP: Fort Worth Mayor Speaks about DreamVision Project

It is a $3.5 billion dollar project to bring a Disney-like theme park to Fort Worth. But will DreamVision actually... Watch »

Feb 13, 2015
LSP: Sen. Explains Support of Open Carry

LSP: Sen. Explains Support of Open Carry

The issue of open carry took center stage again at the Capitol. But State Sen. Don Huffines also wants a bill to... Watch »

Feb 13, 2015
First Candidate Enters Houston Mayoral Race

First Candidate Enters Houston Mayoral Race

The first official candidate has entered the race to become the next mayor of Houston. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
17 Special Elections Set for House, Senate

17 Special Elections Set for House, Senate

Special runoff elections on Feb. 17 will choose a new member of the Texas Senate and new representatives for two... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Texas Inaugurates New Governor Abbott With $4.5 Million Party

Texas Inaugurates New Governor Abbott With $4.5 Million Party

Republican Greg Abbott was sworn in Tuesday as Texas' first new governor in more than 14 years. Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
10 Things to Watch in '15 Ahead of 2016 Campaign

10 Things to Watch in '15 Ahead of 2016 Campaign

There's a whole year of campaigning, positioning and politicking to go before the next campaign for president kicks... Read »

Dec 31, 2014
Wendy Davis Regrets Campaign Stance on Open Carry

Wendy Davis Regrets Campaign Stance on Open Carry

Wendy Davis has said she regrets expressing support for the open carry of handguns in her failed gubernatorial bid. Read »

Dec 29, 2014
Lady Antebellum, Pat Green to Play Abbott Inauguration

Lady Antebellum, Pat Green to Play Abbott Inauguration

Country stars Lady Antebellum and Pat Green are booked to perform at the inauguration ball for Republican Gov.-elect... Read »

Dec 22, 2014
Lone Star Politics: December 21, 2014

Lone Star Politics: December 21, 2014

On Lone Star Politics, State Representative-elect Tony Tinderholt (R-Arlington) discusses how he plans to vote on... Watch »

Dec 21, 2014
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