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5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

House Republicans are set to get a new second-in-command this week, as Rep. Kevin McCarthy takes over Friday... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' on Israel

Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' on Israel

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday criticized an American "policy of calculated ambivalence"... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

For eight or nine hours on Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be acting as the state's... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Lawyers for former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell say her marriage had broken down by the time a former... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Gay Marriage Ban in State's Interest: AG Abbott

Gay Marriage Ban in State's Interest: AG Abbott

Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

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, 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
Abbott Wants More Money for Texas Roads

Abbott Wants More Money for Texas Roads

Republican gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Greg Abbot says his plan does not include any more toll roads. Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Toll Roads Are a Poor Choice for Texas: Davis

Toll Roads Are a Poor Choice for Texas: Davis

Democratic gubernatorial candidate State Sen. Wendy Davis wants to use rainy day funds to build free highways. Watch »

Oct 16, 2014

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