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WATCH: Obama Jokes at White House Correspondents' Dinner
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WATCH: Obama Jokes at White House Correspondents' Dinner

President Obama poked fun at politicians, government officials and himself at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner. Watch »

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The Latest on the 2016 GOP Field: Cruz Vows to Nix Nuke Deal

The Latest on the 2016 GOP Field: Cruz Vows to Nix Nuke Deal

Sen. Ted Cruz say he'll do "everything humanly possible" to stop a nuclear deal with Iran -- a stand... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Despite Spat with House, Patrick Expects No Special Session

Despite Spat with House, Patrick Expects No Special Session

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick predicts a looming legislative deadlock will be broken and that odds are "20 percent or... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
As Contributions Fall, House GOP Rebels Blame Party Leaders

As Contributions Fall, House GOP Rebels Blame Party Leaders

Tea party Rep. Thomas Massie voted in January against keeping John Boehner as House speaker. Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Health Care Law

Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Health Care Law

A federal appeals court in New Orleans has rejected a Texas doctor's challenge to President Barack Obama's health... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Court Panel to Hear Perry Appeal

Court Panel to Hear Perry Appeal

An ex-Rick Perry staff member is one of three judges who will consider the former governor's appeal to have his... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Texas GOP Bills Denounced by Gay Rights Groups

Texas GOP Bills Denounced by Gay Rights Groups

A bastion for conservative values, proposals in the Republican-controlled Legislature that critics say could be used... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
LSP: Trinity Road Proposals Headed in the Right Direction

LSP: Trinity Road Proposals Headed in the Right Direction

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings joins us on Lone Star Politics this week as he enters the final leg of his re-election... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
LSP: Rawlings Shows Support for DPD Chief Brown

LSP: Rawlings Shows Support for DPD Chief Brown

After a Dallas County grand jury decided not to indict a Dallas officer who shot a mentally ill man holding a... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

The men vying for the Republican nod for president in 2016 aren't usually mum on anything President Barack Obama... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

Hillary Rodham Clinton's passionate speech Thursday appealing for expanded rights and opportunities for women in the... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Bill to Ban Texting and Driving Stalled in Senate Committee

Bill to Ban Texting and Driving Stalled in Senate Committee

An effort to ban texting and driving in Texas has stalled in the state legislature again. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Bill Restricting Texting and Driving Stalled in Senate

Bill Restricting Texting and Driving Stalled in Senate

An effort to ban texting and driving in Texas has stalled in the state legislature again. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
TX Bill Would Authorize Pump Rooms in Workplaces

TX Bill Would Authorize Pump Rooms in Workplaces

The Texas House is set to take up a bill intended to give all public employees the time and space to pump breast... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Red Light Cameras Could be Finished in Texas

Red Light Cameras Could be Finished in Texas

Texas could put red light cameras in the rearview mirror under a bill that has cleared the Texas Senate. Read »

Apr 22, 2015
New Prosecutors in AG Paxton Probe After Friend's Recusal

New Prosecutors in AG Paxton Probe After Friend's Recusal

If any criminal charges are brought against Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton the case won't be in the... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren Advances

After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren...

A California Senate committee has approved a bill that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated. The Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Influential and multimillions-spending conservative donor David Koch has dismissed reports that he is backing... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed qualms Tuesday about the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Wife of Ex-Va. Governor: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Wife of Ex-Va. Governor: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
 

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