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Hillary Clinton Could Announce Sunday

Hillary Clinton Could Announce Sunday

Hillary Clinton could announce a 2016 presidential campaign as early as Sunday, NBC News has learned. Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Exploring Presidential Bid

Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Exploring Presidential Bid

Lincoln Chafee, the former governor and U.S. senator from Rhode Island, announced Thursday that he has formed an... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
WATCH: Rand Paul Spars With Savannah Guthrie on

WATCH: Rand Paul Spars With Savannah Guthrie on "TODAY"

Rand Paul has again provoked controversy after the 2016 presidential hopeful sparred with news anchor Savannah... Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Senate Votes to Move Public Integrity Unit From Austin

Senate Votes to Move Public Integrity Unit From Austin

The Texas Senate has voted to move state public corruption investigations out of left-leaning Austin and into... Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Legislators Introduce 4 Bills Inspired by West Blast

Legislators Introduce 4 Bills Inspired by West Blast

State legislators in Austin are introducing bills to make sure an incident like the 2013 explosion in West never... Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Rand Paul Kicks off 2016 Campaign With N.H. Visit

Rand Paul Kicks off 2016 Campaign With N.H. Visit

Republican Sen. Rand Paul is set to spend his first full day as a presidential candidate meeting with voters in New... Watch »

Apr 9, 2015
Analysis: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wins Again

Analysis: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wins Again

It always seemed inevitable that he’d win. That was the point. Rahm Emanuel won his re-election contest Tuesday... Watch »

Apr 7, 2015
Analyst: Rand Paul Has History of Flip-Flops

Analyst: Rand Paul Has History of Flip-Flops

Like all candidates in American politics — especially presidential candidates — Rand Paul has taken many different... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Some TX Lawmakers Oppose Changing Religious Objection Law

Some TX Lawmakers Oppose Changing Religious Objection Law

Texas lawmakers and top business leaders vowed Tuesday to kill two proposed constitutional amendments they say will... Watch »

Apr 7, 2015
Rand Paul:

Rand Paul: "I Want to Be a Part of a Return to Prosperity"

Sen. Rand Paul told supporters in a combative speech that he was running for president because he wanted "a return... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Why Rand Paul Probably Can't Win GOP Nomination

Why Rand Paul Probably Can't Win GOP Nomination

Kentucky's Sen. Rand Paul, whose libertarian streak and wariness of war have set him apart from many fellow... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
As Clinton Begins, Her Super PAC Plans to Fold

As Clinton Begins, Her Super PAC Plans to Fold

When Hillary Rodham Clinton announces her presidential campaign, as expected, more than a dozen people in a... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Jeb Bush ID'd Himself as

Jeb Bush ID'd Himself as "Hispanic" on Voter Form

Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Monday that a 2009 voter registration form that identified... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Texas Lawmakers Push to Close 'Bypass' for Teen Abortions

Texas Lawmakers Push to Close 'Bypass' for Teen Abortions

Texas conservatives are looking to block more teen abortions in Texas. Read »

Apr 6, 2015
Source: Rand Paul To Announce Presidential Run

Source: Rand Paul To Announce Presidential Run

Sources tell NBC 5 political reporter Julie Fine that U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R) Kentucky will announce a... Watch »

Apr 5, 2015
Lone Star Politics: Sunday, April 5, 2015

Lone Star Politics: Sunday, April 5, 2015

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, we break down the $210 billion dollar budget the state House passed this week. Watch »

Apr 3, 2015
LSP: Could Texas Pass Religious Freedom Bills?

LSP: Could Texas Pass Religious Freedom Bills?

With Indiana and Arkansas facing national backlash over its religious freedom bills, what will happen to the slew of... Watch »

Apr 3, 2015
LSP: Lawmaker Explains HIV Funding Vote

LSP: Lawmaker Explains HIV Funding Vote

Tucked in the mammoth $210 billion dollar budget passed by the state House is a provision that moves $3 million... Watch »

Apr 3, 2015
Lease Signed for Hillary Clinton Campaign HQ

Lease Signed for Hillary Clinton Campaign HQ

A lease has been signed for an office in Brooklyn that is expected to be the headquarters for Hillary Clinton's... Watch »

Apr 4, 2015
Ex-Lawmaker Removed From Maine Governor's Meeting for Tossing Vaseline

Ex-Lawmaker Removed From Maine Governor's Meeting for Tossing Vaseline

Maine Gov. Paul LePage was forced to abruptly end a town hall meeting on his budget after a former Democratic... Watch »

Apr 3, 2015
 

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