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TX Senate Approves Open Carry of Handguns
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TX Senate Approves Open Carry of Handguns

Texas Republicans pushing to pass the two major firearms bills of the legislative session have stumbled amid efforts to restrict police powers over people carrying handguns. Watch »

May 22, 2015
TX House Mulls Cutting Education Benefits for Vets

TX House Mulls Cutting Education Benefits for Vets

The Texas House has begun debating a bill to slash a free college tuition program for veterans and their children... Read »

May 22, 2015
Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

No, the first GOP presidential debate won't contain umpteen candidates crammed onto a stage on August 6. Read »

May 21, 2015
Tax Deal May Save Session, But Not TX Homeowners

Tax Deal May Save Session, But Not TX Homeowners

Billions of dollars in tax cuts that Texas Republicans are scrambling to finalize is now coming with recognition... Read »

May 20, 2015
Hunting Constitutional Amendment Clears TX Legislature

Hunting Constitutional Amendment Clears TX Legislature

The Texas Legislature has approved a proposed state constitutional amendment guaranteeing citizens' right to hunt... Read »

May 20, 2015
House OKs Border Security Funding to Fight Rio Grande Plant

House OKs Border Security Funding to Fight Rio Grande Plant

A roughly $800 million border security package working its way through the Texas Legislature is meant to curb drug... Read »

May 20, 2015
Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Abbott Veto Nixes Ceremonial Mental Health Resolution

Abbott Veto Nixes Ceremonial Mental Health Resolution

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has issued his first veto, striking down a ceremonial resolution saluting mental health... Read »

May 18, 2015
House OKs Keeping Execution Drug Suppliers Secret

House OKs Keeping Execution Drug Suppliers Secret

The identity of Texas' lethal drug supplier would remain confidential under a measure the state House approved... Read »

May 18, 2015
TX House OKs Cannabis Oil for Medicinal Purposes

TX House OKs Cannabis Oil for Medicinal Purposes

Marijuana supporters are on the brink of a small victory they say is nonetheless significant in the conservative... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among... Read »

May 19, 2015
La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is taking another step toward running for president. The Republican governor on Monday... Read »

May 18, 2015

"Hello, Twitter!" President Obama Gets His Own Account

President Barack Obama has joined the Twitterverse. With his second term more than halfway through, the president... Read »

May 18, 2015
Lindsey Graham:

Lindsey Graham: "I'm Running" to Be "Best Commander-in-Chief"

Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. In an... Read »

May 18, 2015

"SNL" Heralds the Summer of Hillary Clinton

Nevermind the nice weather: Hillary Clinton was in campaign mode on "Saturday Night Live," and she is... Read »

May 17, 2015
Jeb Bush Promises to

Jeb Bush Promises to "Campaign Hard" in Iowa

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared on Saturday that he'll "campaign hard" in Iowa, all but confirming his part in... Watch »

May 17, 2015
Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Democratic presidential favorite Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported Friday that they... Read »

May 16, 2015
Libel Protection Bill Heads to Abbott

Libel Protection Bill Heads to Abbott

A measure further shielding journalists from libel lawsuits if they accurately report a whistleblower's allegations... Read »

May 15, 2015
 

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