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Exec. Indictment Sheds New Light on John Wiley Price Case

Exec. Indictment Sheds New Light on John Wiley Price Case

The investigation and indictment of a corporate executive in Austin is shedding new light on the FBI's case against... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

Republican presidential candidates — and several GOP lawmakers — said Monday they are donating or returning funds... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
 Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Sen. Angus King of Maine said Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Texas Politicians Linked to White Supremacist

Texas Politicians Linked to White Supremacist

The 21-year-old accused of gunning down nine people inside a Charleston church is crediting a man whose donated... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from a halfway house in Baltimore Monday. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Tea Party Activists Want More Conservatism in Texas

Tea Party Activists Want More Conservatism in Texas

The Texas Legislature's tea party leaders are struggling to deliver on their most conservative promises. Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns, Poll Finds

Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns...

Americans watching the early stages of the 2016 presidential race are worried about the role wealthy individuals and... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Clinton Calls for

Clinton Calls for "Common Sense" Gun Control

Hillary Rodham Clinton called for "common sense" gun control legislation and decrying "institutional racism" just... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Gov. Abbott Cuts $300M from Texas Budget

Gov. Abbott Cuts $300M from Texas Budget

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has cut $300 million from the Texas budget and vetoed 42 bills, including two that would... Read »

Jun 20, 2015
Planned Parenthood: No New Texas Abortion Clinics

Planned Parenthood: No New Texas Abortion Clinics

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards says her organization has no immediate plans to build more abortion... Read »

Jun 20, 2015
Perry Calls Charleston Shootings an

Perry Calls Charleston Shootings an "Accident"

Rick Perry asserted Friday that President Obama succumbed to a "knee jerk" liberal impulse to use the... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders lead the pack of presidential candidates in early primary and caucus states — at... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Lone Star Politics: June 21, 2015

Lone Star Politics: June 21, 2015

This week, we dissect what happened in the 84th Legislative Session with State Rep. Chris Turner. Watch »

Jun 19, 2015
LSP: Lawmaker Questions Why Texting and Driving Bill Failed

LSP: Lawmaker Questions Why Texting and Driving Bill Failed

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, we ask State Rep. Chris Turner about his thoughts on the legislative session. Watch »

Jun 19, 2015

"WTF" Podcast Host Interviews President Obama in Garage

President Barack Obama visited with comedian Marc Maron in the garage of his Highland Park home Friday at the end... Watch »

Jun 20, 2015
TX Supreme Court Upholds Same-Sex Divorce

TX Supreme Court Upholds Same-Sex Divorce

The Texas Supreme Court has upheld the Austin divorce of a same-sex couple, rejecting challenges in a state where... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Ex-Mexican Gov. Accused in Texas Money Laundering Case

Ex-Mexican Gov. Accused in Texas Money Laundering Case

An ex-governor of the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas has been charged with money laundering in Texas. Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

After jokes about reviewing technology for Mashable arose on Twitter, it soon became a reality for Newt Gingrich who... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
 

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