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Abbott: Pay Teachers Bonuses for High Exam Scores

Abbott: Pay Teachers Bonuses for High Exam Scores

Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams. Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Hillary Clinton Calls for More Russia Sanctions

Hillary Clinton Calls for More Russia Sanctions

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Powers Critics Donate to 2 Hall Committee Members

Powers Critics Donate to 2 Hall Committee Members

Critics of University of Texas President Bill Powers have made donations to the campaigns of two members of... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Rand Paul Touts GOP Principles in Chicago

Rand Paul Touts GOP Principles in Chicago

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said voters in perennial Democratic strongholds such as Chicago and Milwaukee will... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Lawsuit Seeks Redrawing of Texas Senate Districts

Lawsuit Seeks Redrawing of Texas Senate Districts

Two Texans backed by a conservative legal group have filed a federal lawsuit in Austin challenging how state Senate... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Perry Making Second Job-Poaching Trip to New York

Perry Making Second Job-Poaching Trip to New York

Gov. Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York, hoping to convince employers there to move to Texas. Read »

Apr 22, 2014
NYC Comptroller Questions Oil Company's NRA Giving

NYC Comptroller Questions Oil Company's NRA Giving

The New York City comptroller has asked a Texas oil company to explain its chairman's reported donations of... Read »

Apr 21, 2014
Lone Star Politics - April 20, 2014

Lone Star Politics - April 20, 2014

Sunday on Lone Star Politics, NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News asked Ft. Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
FBI Probe of NTTA Includes Wendy Davis File

FBI Probe of NTTA Includes Wendy Davis File

Documents related to Sen. Wendy Davis’ work as a lawyer for the North Texas Tollway Authority are part of an... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Abbott Campaign Accepting Bitcoin Contributions

Abbott Campaign Accepting Bitcoin Contributions

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's campaign for governor says it will accept contributions made with the... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Cruz Makes Second Visit to the Border as U.S. Senator

Cruz Makes Second Visit to the Border as U.S. Senator

In his second visit to the U.S.-Mexico border since taking office nearly 16 months ago, Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Cruz Makes Just 2nd Border Visit as Senator

Cruz Makes Just 2nd Border Visit as Senator

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is making just his second visit to the 1,200-mile Texas-Mexico border since taking office nearly... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Davis Has Successful Neck Surgery, Campaign Says

Davis Has Successful Neck Surgery, Campaign Says

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' campaign says she has undergone successful neck surgery to... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Perry's Lawyer in Veto Probe Hired at $450 Per Hour

Perry's Lawyer in Veto Probe Hired at $450 Per Hour

The attorney Gov. Rick Perry hired amid a grand jury investigation into abuse of power allegations has a $450 hourly... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Wendy Davis to Undergo Neck Surgery

Wendy Davis to Undergo Neck Surgery

Texas state Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced she will have "routine" surgery... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Castro, Patrick to Debate Immigration

Castro, Patrick to Debate Immigration

Houston debate pits San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro against state Sen. Dan Patrick. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Texas Visit Brings Rubio to Cruz, Perry's Turf

Texas Visit Brings Rubio to Cruz, Perry's Turf

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is heading onto the home turf of two other future potential White House contenders, Ted... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Grand Jury to be Seated in Perry Ethics Case

Grand Jury to be Seated in Perry Ethics Case

A Texas judge is expected to seat a grand jury in an investigation into whether Republican Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Report: Nugent Show Was Canceled Over Comments

Report: Nugent Show Was Canceled Over Comments

Emails show that plans for a Ted Nugent concert in East Texas were canceled after the shock rocker drew... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Democrat Davis Calls for Universal Pre-K in Texas

Democrat Davis Calls for Universal Pre-K in Texas

Wendy Davis called Saturday for offering pre-kindergarten programs for all Texas youngsters despite the steep price... Read »

Apr 12, 2014
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