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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
Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is recovering from injuries he received after being thrown from a horse while on a... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
State of the Union: What To Expect

State of the Union: What To Expect

President Obama's upcoming State of The Union address is already being met by Republican criticism. Watch »

Jan 19, 2015
Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

A Maryland man who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

A South Side Chicago teen who wrote a letter to Santa asking for safety and received a reply from President Barack... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Mitt Romney is addressing the GOP's winter meeting delegates aboard the USS Midway Museum on the Embarcadero Friday... Watch »

Jan 17, 2015
RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC officials reported Friday the first debate is scheduled for Ohio in August. The announcement follows months... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Gov. Perry Spends $1M in Defense Against Felony Charges

Gov. Perry Spends $1M in Defense Against Felony Charges

State records show Gov. Rick Perry so far has spent more than $1 million on lawyers defending him against a felony... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Congress is getting richer and seeing its number of millionare members grow, as average Americans continue to... Read »

Jan 15, 2015
Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Gov. Rick Perry delivered a farewell address to the Texas Legislature, capping his 14-year term with a final tribute... Watch »

Jan 15, 2015
Texas Lawmaker Compares Obama to Hitler in Tweet

Texas Lawmaker Compares Obama to Hitler in Tweet

A Texas congressman drew criticism Tuesday for a tweet that used the world's response to terrorist attacks in Paris... Read »

Jan 13, 2015
Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

As he eyes a presidential run, Gov. Chris Christie delivered a State of the State speech Tuesday aimed at defining... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Kamala Harris to Run for Boxer's Senate Seat

Kamala Harris to Run for Boxer's Senate Seat

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to run for retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat in the Senate, making... Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Mitt Romney told donors Friday that he is considering a 2016 presidential run, NBC News has confirmed. Sources told... Read »

Jan 9, 2015
Lone Star Politics: January 11, 2015

Lone Star Politics: January 11, 2015

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, outgoing State Representative Dan Branch (R-Dallas) analyzes whether the new... Watch »

Jan 11, 2015
Maintaining, Upgrading Infrastructure #1 Issue Facing New Lawmakers

Maintaining, Upgrading Infrastructure #1 Issue Facing New Lawmakers

Appearing on NBC 5’s Lone Star Politics, outgoing State Representative Dan Branch (R-Dallas) believes upgrading... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
Dan Branch: Tea Party Took Over GOP Because Moderates Didn't Vote

Dan Branch: Tea Party Took Over GOP Because Moderates Didn't Vote

On Lone Star Politics this week, outgoing State Representative Dan Branch (R-Dallas) discusses why the most... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Ted Kennedy Jr. officially gained the title of Connecticut state senator Wednesday, becoming the newest member of... Read »

Jan 8, 2015
 

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