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Lone Star Politics: August 2, 2015

Lone Star Politics: August 2, 2015

It's the countdown to the first republican presidential debate. Find out who may be out and who is in. Plus, new developments in the federal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, possible changes inside Texas jails following the death of Sandra Bland and the plan... Watch »

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Hillary and Bill Clinton Earn Nearly $142M Since 2007

Hillary and Bill Clinton Earn Nearly $142M Since 2007

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Presidential Super PACs Set to Report on Funding

Presidential Super PACs Set to Report on Funding

Unlike campaigns, these outside groups aren't limited in how much money they can accept from individual donors. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
LSP: Will Rick Perry Make Cut for 1st GOP Debate?

LSP: Will Rick Perry Make Cut for 1st GOP Debate?

The first republican presidential debate is next week in Cleveland, Ohio, but the stage still isn't set. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
LSP: Proposed Fort Worth City Council Changes

LSP: Proposed Fort Worth City Council Changes

Fort Worth is growing rapidly and some say changes at city hall are needed to keep up with that growth. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
In Miami, Clinton Calls for Lifting Cuba Embargo

In Miami, Clinton Calls for Lifting Cuba Embargo

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Perry Dials Back Christian Appeal in Iowa, Cites Job Record

Perry Dials Back Christian Appeal in Iowa, Cites Job Record

In a switch from four years ago, Rick Perry is no longer making an all-out appeal to Iowa evangelicals a centerpiece... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Hillary Clinton to Call for Lifting Embargo With Cuba

Hillary Clinton to Call for Lifting Embargo With Cuba

Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign says she will call for lifting the embargo with Cuba in a Florida address on... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
State Auditor: General Land Office Mishandled Contracts

State Auditor: General Land Office Mishandled Contracts

The Texas State Auditor's Office says the GLO has made mistakes in handling nearly $6 million in contracts. Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Planned Parenthood Skips 'Political' Texas Senate Hearing

Planned Parenthood Skips 'Political' Texas Senate Hearing

Planned Parenthood officials are not testifying before Texas lawmakers about covertly recorded videos that target... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Wait, Mark Cuban and Donald Trump Are Playing Nice?!

Wait, Mark Cuban and Donald Trump Are Playing Nice?!

The belligerent billionaires just might be burying their hatchet after a decade of entertaining feuds. Read »

Jul 29, 2015
College Ends Student Health Plans Over Birth Control Coverage Mandate

College Ends Student Health Plans Over Birth Control Coverage Mandate

Wheaton College in suburban Chicago says it will stop offering health insurance plans to students to avoid providing... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Scott Walker Skips Cheez Whiz, but Avoids Swiss Gaffe, With Philly Cheesesteaks Order

Scott Walker Skips Cheez Whiz, but Avoids Swiss Gaffe, With Philly...

The governor of the nation's top cheese-producing state visited the capital of cheesesteaks on Tuesday and ordered... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Conservative Pushes Symbolic Vote to Oust Boehner

Conservative Pushes Symbolic Vote to Oust Boehner

Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina on Tuesday filed a resolution to vacate the chair, an initial procedural step. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Collin Co. Grand Jury Hears AG Ken Paxton Case

Collin Co. Grand Jury Hears AG Ken Paxton Case

A grand jury in Collin County on Tuesday was hearing evidence in the case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton,... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
'Bald Is Beautiful': Maryland Governor Shares Photo After Chemo

'Bald Is Beautiful': Maryland Governor Shares Photo After Chemo

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, who is being treated for cancer, shared a photo of his new bald head on Facebook on... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Obama Chides GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz and Huckabee

Obama Chides GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz and Huckabee

Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
GOP's Chairman Doesn't Expect Trump Third-Party Run

GOP's Chairman Doesn't Expect Trump Third-Party Run

Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus said Monday that he's not worried about Donald Trump eventually running for... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
'Third-World' NYC Airport LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt

'Third-World' NYC Airport LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt

Gov. Cuomo has introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport. The governor announced Monday afternoon... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on... Read »

Jul 26, 2015
 

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