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Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state constitution, deciding in favor of state employees and retirees who sued to block the landmark overhaul. The overhaul had been approved by lawmakers and... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce in January that she will run for president in 2016, Democratic sources told... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Lone Star Politics: November 16, 2014

Lone Star Politics: November 16, 2014

On Lone Star Politics this week, three of Texas’ most respected journalists, Wayne Slater and Rudy Bush from The... Watch »

Nov 16, 2014
Cruz 'Constantly' on Twitter, Laughs at Detractors

Cruz 'Constantly' on Twitter, Laughs at Detractors

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he reads Twitter constantly and chuckles at some of the meanest messages. Read »

Nov 15, 2014
House, Senate to Vote on Keystone XL Pipeline

House, Senate to Vote on Keystone XL Pipeline

Long-stalled legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline got new life on Wednesday after Senate Democrats suddenly... Read »

Nov 12, 2014
Bush Picks 5 for Land Commissioner Transition Team

Bush Picks 5 for Land Commissioner Transition Team

Land commissioner-elect George P. Bush has hired a staff of five for his transition team ahead of his Jan. 2 sweari... Read »

Nov 12, 2014
The DMN's Rudy Bush on Upcoming Texas Legislation

The DMN's Rudy Bush on Upcoming Texas Legislation

The Dallas Morning News editorial writer Rudy Bush discusses what we might see in the upcoming Texas Legislature... Watch »

Nov 12, 2014
Tax Cuts, Immigration, Guns: TX Legislature Bills

Tax Cuts, Immigration, Guns: TX Legislature Bills

Texas lawmakers filed a number of bills on Nov. 10 for the upcoming 2015 Texas Legislature. Watch »

Nov 12, 2014
George W. Bush Launches Book About His Father

George W. Bush Launches Book About His Father

Former President George W. Bush says his younger brother Jeb should run for president and has the support of the... Read »

Nov 11, 2014
Abbott Discusses Transition to Texas Governorship

Abbott Discusses Transition to Texas Governorship

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott revealed plans for his transition into his new job including the appointment of his next... Watch »

Nov 11, 2014
Villarreal Leaving Texas House for Mayoral Run

Villarreal Leaving Texas House for Mayoral Run

Newly re-elected Texas House member Mike Villarreal has announced he won't serve another term because he is running... Read »

Nov 10, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry isn't being shy about his presidential ambitions in his first post-midterm trip to New Hampsh... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Lone Star Politics for November 9, 2014

Lone Star Politics for November 9, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, the interview you will not see anywhere else: In his first-election comments,... Watch »

Nov 9, 2014
Texas Senate's Top Insurgent Becomes Its Chief

Texas Senate's Top Insurgent Becomes Its Chief

An in-your-face conservative radio talk show host when he's not in the Legislature, Dan Patrick has long relished... Read »

Nov 9, 2014
LSP: Columnists Examine What Went Wrong For Wendy Davis

LSP: Columnists Examine What Went Wrong For Wendy Davis

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, two columnists with The Dallas Morning News, Wayne Slater and Gromer Jeffers,... Watch »

Nov 9, 2014
George W. Bush Gives 50-50 Odds Jeb Runs in 2016

George W. Bush Gives 50-50 Odds Jeb Runs in 2016

President George W. Bush is giving even odds about whether another Bush will try to occupy the White House. Read »

Nov 9, 2014
George W. Bush Says Dad Pondered Skipping 2nd Term

George W. Bush Says Dad Pondered Skipping 2nd Term

George H.W. Bush seriously considered not running for re-election in 1992 even though he loved his job, according to... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
State Agency to Continue Drill Permits in Denton

State Agency to Continue Drill Permits in Denton

The chairwoman of a state agency that regulates oil and gas in Texas said she's disappointed that Denton residents... Read »

Nov 7, 2014

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