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Community Healing As Former Police Chief Awaits Trial

Community Healing As Former Police Chief Awaits Trial

It's been a trying week for the people of Maypearl, who are still reeling from the shocking arrest of former police... Watch »

Jul 25, 2015
In Big Bend, Pipeline Opponents Claim Small Victory

In Big Bend, Pipeline Opponents Claim Small Victory

A federal energy agency is reviewing a proposed transnational pipeline that would cross the Big Bend, one of the few... Read »

Jul 25, 2015
Lone Star Politics: Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Lone Star Politics: Sunday, July 26th, 2015

This week, the federal case against former Gov. Rick Perry weakens and the state’s top law enforcer remains the... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Spokesman Says Case Against Ken Paxton Is Without Merit

Spokesman Says Case Against Ken Paxton Is Without Merit

Legal troubles continue for the man sworn in as the state's top law enforcement officer. Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Lone Star Politics: Rick Perry Charge Dropped

Lone Star Politics: Rick Perry Charge Dropped

A Texas appeals court has dismissed one of two criminal charges against former Gov. Rick Perry, what does this mean... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Cruz: McConnell Lied on Ex-IM Bank, Cannot be Trusted

Cruz: McConnell Lied on Ex-IM Bank, Cannot be Trusted

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has accused Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority leader and his GOP leader, of lying. Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

A Texas appeals court Friday dismissed out one of the two counts against former Gov. Rick Perry in the... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Sen. Cruz Speaks at Rally Against Iran Nuclear Deal

Sen. Cruz Speaks at Rally Against Iran Nuclear Deal

President Barack Obama's spokesman has referred to a Washington demonstration against the Iran nuclear deal as a... Read »

Jul 23, 2015
Trump Arrives on Texas-Mexico Border

Trump Arrives on Texas-Mexico Border

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump planned visit to the Texas-Mexico border Thursday is drawing... Watch »

Jul 23, 2015
WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

Lindsey Graham won't be receiving any unwanted phone calls for the time being. A day after Donald Trump implored... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
New LULAC President Eyes 'Unity' to End Recent Infighting

New LULAC President Eyes 'Unity' to End Recent Infighting

The newly elected president of the nation's largest and oldest Latino civil rights group says he hopes the desire... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Lt. Gov. Wants Board Questioning Abbott's Vetoes Investigated

Lt. Gov. Wants Board Questioning Abbott's Vetoes Investigated

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants a special legislative committee to examine a non-partisan state budget board after its... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump has announced plans to visit the Mexico-Texas border this week, a trip that comes as he continues to... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Donald Trump Visits Mexico-Texas Border Thursday

Donald Trump Visits Mexico-Texas Border Thursday

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump plans to visit the Mexico-Texas border on Thursday. Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Gov. Abbott's Budget Vetoes May Be Invalid: Officials

Gov. Abbott's Budget Vetoes May Be Invalid: Officials

Line-items vetoes made by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott are being questioned by state budget officials, who say the... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Neil Young Gives $100K to Vermont GMO Labeling Law Defense

Neil Young Gives $100K to Vermont GMO Labeling Law Defense

Rocker Neil Young is lending his support to Vermont's efforts to label foods containing genetically modified... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Part of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's Sentence Vacated

Part of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's Sentence Vacated

Five of the counts on which former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted were overturned Tuesday. Watch »

Jul 22, 2015
GOP Field Grows to 16 as Ohio Gov. Kasich Announces 2016 Run

GOP Field Grows to 16 as Ohio Gov. Kasich Announces 2016 Run

Ohio's John Kasich, a blunt governor who embraces conservative ideals but disdains the political sport of bashing... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Why Donald Trump Will Stick Around

Why Donald Trump Will Stick Around

Because he doesn't need tens of millions of dollars from wealthy donors — a notoriously risk-averse crowd — the... Read »

Jul 20, 2015
Rubio Cancels N.H. Visit Due to Illness

Rubio Cancels N.H. Visit Due to Illness

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has canceled a two-day campaign swing in New Hampshire due to illness.

The Florida... Read »

Jul 20, 2015
 

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