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Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife
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Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

A jury has been selected in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The McDonnells are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the former CEO of dietary supplement maker Star Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Proposed TX Migrant Children Shelter Would Be US's Largest

Proposed TX Migrant Children Shelter Would Be US's Largest

Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Democrat in Houston DA Race Says No Jail for Pot

Democrat in Houston DA Race Says No Jail for Pot

The Democratic nominee for district attorney in Houston says if elected she won't jail people for small amounts... Read »

Jul 26, 2014
Lone Star Politics: July 27, 2014

Lone Star Politics: July 27, 2014

This week’s Lone Star Politics focuses on the arrest and indictment of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price. Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Ron Natinsky on Migrants

Lone Star Politics: Ron Natinsky on Migrants

On Lone Star Politics Sunday, GOP Dallas County Judge candidate Ron Natinsky explains why he opposes incumbent Clay... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Gomer Jeffers on John Wiley Price

Lone Star Politics: Gomer Jeffers on John Wiley Price

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News analyzes the arrest and indictment of... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Ron Natinsky

Lone Star Politics: Ron Natinsky

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Republican Dallas County Judge candidate Ron Natinsky argues that the arrest and... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Obama, Mexico's Leader Plot Border Surge Strategy

Obama, Mexico's Leader Plot Border Surge Strategy

President Barack Obama is praising Mexico's attempts to target smugglers who are trafficking unaccompanied children... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Texas Lawmaker Seeks Ruling on Historical Racing

Texas Lawmaker Seeks Ruling on Historical Racing

A Texas lawmaker is asking Attorney General Greg Abbott to weigh in on whether a state commission has the authority... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Tales of Foster Care Abuse Sound 'Like Prison'

Tales of Foster Care Abuse Sound 'Like Prison'

A legislative committee examining ways to better-protect youngsters in Texas foster care will convene for the first... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Empower Texans President Fined $10,000

Empower Texans President Fined $10,000

The Texas Ethics Commission fined Empower Texans President and CEO Michael Quinn Sullivan $10,000 for failing... Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Planned Parenthood Plans $3M TX Campaign

Planned Parenthood Plans $3M TX Campaign

The political arm of Planned Parenthood expects to spend $3 million on an aggressive campaign to support... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

More than 18 months after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gov. Dannel Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Lone Star Politics: July 20, 2014

Lone Star Politics: July 20, 2014

On Lone Star Politics, Fort Worth Congresswoman Kay Granger reveals when the GOP study group that she heads... Watch »

Jul 20, 2014
Perry Courts Iowa Voters For Possible 2016 Run

Perry Courts Iowa Voters For Possible 2016 Run

Second chance? Perry in Iowa again courting voters Read »

Jul 19, 2014
Central American Leaders to Meet with Obama

Central American Leaders to Meet with Obama

The presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will come to Washington next week to discuss the surge... Read »

Jul 19, 2014
Lone Star Politics Granger Talks Border Crisis

Lone Star Politics Granger Talks Border Crisis

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Fort Worth Congresswoman Kay Granger explains why she does not think... Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Michael Quinn Sullivan

Lone Star Politics: Michael Quinn Sullivan

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Empower Texans founder and CEO Michael Quinn Sullivan explains why he refused to... Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Granger Opposes Obama on Immigration Funding

Lone Star Politics: Granger Opposes Obama on Immigration Funding

On Lone Star Politics this week, Fort Worth Congresswoman Kay Granger explains why she opposes President... Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
Nelson Named Top Budget Writer in Texas Senate

Nelson Named Top Budget Writer in Texas Senate

The powerful Senate Finance Committee that writes the Texas budget will be chaired by a woman for the first time. Read »

Jul 17, 2014
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