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Sen. Cruz Urges Iowans To Back Conservatives

Sen. Cruz Urges Iowans To Back Conservatives

Texas Sen. Cruz says of 2016 field: 'Don't talk, show me' Read »

Jan 24, 2015
17 Special Elections Set for House, Senate

17 Special Elections Set for House, Senate

Special runoff elections on Feb. 17 will choose a new member of the Texas Senate and new representatives for two... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run

Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio rode into Washington on a wave of anti-Obamacare sentiment in 2010. Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
TX Legislation Would Allow Guns Without Licenses

TX Legislation Would Allow Guns Without Licenses

A Texas lawmaker has introduced a bill that does away with the need for Texans to have licenses to carry guns. Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges, a law... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
House Heads to Vote On Border Security Bill

House Heads to Vote On Border Security Bill

The House is moving toward a vote on a bill aimed at securing the U.S. border with Mexico. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Abbott Sends Appointments to Senate for Approval

Abbott Sends Appointments to Senate for Approval

New Gov. Greg Abbott has submitted his first three appointments to the Texas Senate for approval. Read »

Jan 21, 2015

"Pivotal": LGBT Groups Praise Obama's "Historic" SOTU

LGBT rights activists and organizations across the country laud President Barack Obama who became the first U.S. Watch »

Jan 21, 2015

"A Big Mystery": What to Expect From Maryland's New Gov.

Larry Hogan was sworn in as Maryland governor Wednesday, becoming just the second Republican to hold the post in... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Texas Gov. Abbott Celebrates at Inaugural Ball

Texas Gov. Abbott Celebrates at Inaugural Ball

Newly sworn-in Texas Gov. Greg Abbott celebrated with family and colleagues at the Future of Texas Ball in Austin. Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

President Barack Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the middle class as... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
GOP Rep. Slams

GOP Rep. Slams "Deportable" SOTU Guest From Dallas

A Republican congressman slammed White House over its choice for one State of the Union guest, tweeting that the... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republican leaders got a jump start on their traditional response to the State of the Union address, criticizing the... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Perry Leaves Office -- And Goes for Ice Cream Again

Perry Leaves Office -- And Goes for Ice Cream Again

Gov. Rick Perry has formally left office after 14 years -- and he's celebrating by going for the same ice cream... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Cecilia Abbott Becomes State's First Hispanic First Lady

Cecilia Abbott Becomes State's First Hispanic First Lady

The swearing in of new Texas Gov. Greg Abbott makes his wife the state's first Hispanic first lady. Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Read Greg Abbott’s 2015 Texas Inaugural Speech

Read Greg Abbott’s 2015 Texas Inaugural Speech

After being sworn in as the 48th Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott delivered the following speech. Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
Texas Inaugurates New Governor Abbott With $4.5 Million Party

Texas Inaugurates New Governor Abbott With $4.5 Million Party

Republican Greg Abbott was sworn in Tuesday as Texas' first new governor in more than 14 years. Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
State of Texas is Set for Inauguration Tuesday

State of Texas is Set for Inauguration Tuesday

Tuesday, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Gov.-elect Dan Patrick will be sworn-in in Austin. Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
Doubts Raised Over Texas' Inaugural Bible

Doubts Raised Over Texas' Inaugural Bible

Archivists now say it's possible that Texas governors have been duped for centuries over a bible used during... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
 

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