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Rift Between Obama, Elizabeth Warren Deepens

Rift Between Obama, Elizabeth Warren Deepens

When President Barack Obama huffed that Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator and established liberal star... Read »

May 14, 2015
For Half a Sentence, Bush Is an Official 2016 Candidate

For Half a Sentence, Bush Is an Official 2016 Candidate

Over and over again, Jeb Bush has said he's still thinking about whether to run for president. Read »

May 13, 2015
House OKs Fireworks for Texas Independence

House OKs Fireworks for Texas Independence

The Texas House has approved allowing the sale of fireworks on holidays that mark Texas independence. Read »

May 12, 2015
Jeb Bush Says He Misinterpreted Iraq War Question

Jeb Bush Says He Misinterpreted Iraq War Question

Former Florida governor and likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush tried walking back comments after... Read »

May 12, 2015
Marco Rubio to Announce Foreign Policy

Marco Rubio to Announce Foreign Policy "Doctrine"

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is set to unveil the foreign policy "doctrine" he would... Read »

May 12, 2015
Retired Officer Joins Push to Decriminalize Marijuana

Retired Officer Joins Push to Decriminalize Marijuana

Legalizing marijuana in a conservative state like Texas might seem unlikely, but one bill is moving through the... Watch »

May 12, 2015
Owners of NYC Gay Hotel Face Criticism Over Ted Cruz Dinner

Owners of NYC Gay Hotel Face Criticism Over Ted Cruz Dinner

An owner of a gay-oriented New York City hotel lashed out at "extremists" who have urged a boycott over a... Read »

May 12, 2015
Williams Ready to be Arlington’s Mayor

Williams Ready to be Arlington’s Mayor

Tuesday night will mark the final time that Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck presides over a City Council meeting. Local Watch »

May 12, 2015
TX GOP Pushes Same-Sex Marriage Challenge

TX GOP Pushes Same-Sex Marriage Challenge

Racing both a U.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage and legislative deadlines, Texas Republicans pushed ahead... Watch »

May 12, 2015
Senate Mandates Suicide Prevention Training for Teachers

Senate Mandates Suicide Prevention Training for Teachers

The Texas Senate has voted to require public school teachers to undergo two hours of annual training on suicide... Read »

May 12, 2015
TX House OKs Using State Incentive Funds for 2016 Debates

TX House OKs Using State Incentive Funds for 2016 Debates

Presidential debates hosted in Texas would get a financial boost from the state under a measure approved by the... Read »

May 12, 2015
Damned Either Way: Is Jeb Bush Trapped on Iraq?

Damned Either Way: Is Jeb Bush Trapped on Iraq?

The presumptive GOP 2016 hopeful either has to throw his brother under the bus, saying George W. Read »

May 12, 2015
GROSS: Rand Paul Staffer Licks Super PAC's Camera

GROSS: Rand Paul Staffer Licks Super PAC's Camera

A New Hampshire staffer for Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul's campaign licked the camera of a liberal... Read »

May 11, 2015
Lone Star Politics: May 10, 2015

Lone Star Politics: May 10, 2015

Results from Saturday's election, remembering former Speaker Jim Wright and concerns grow over ISIS-inspired... Watch »

May 10, 2015

"SNL" Skewers GOP Presidential Candidates

"Saturday Night Live" skewered Republicans running for the presidential nomination in a skit featuring the... Read »

May 11, 2015
Arlington Voters Pull Plug on Red Light Cameras

Arlington Voters Pull Plug on Red Light Cameras

Voters in Arlington not only voted out their longtime mayor, they voted against red light cameras. Read »

May 9, 2015
Southlake Voters Elect Hill as New Mayor

Southlake Voters Elect Hill as New Mayor

Southlake voters have elected Laura Hill as the city's new mayor. Read »

May 9, 2015
Arlington Mayor Cluck Loses Reelection Bid

Arlington Mayor Cluck Loses Reelection Bid

After 12 years, the city of Arlington has elected a new mayor. Read »

May 10, 2015
Dallas Mayor Elected to Second Term

Dallas Mayor Elected to Second Term

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has been reelected to a second term in an overwhelming victory. Watch »

May 9, 2015
5 Things to Know About Dallas' Election

5 Things to Know About Dallas' Election

Six open Dallas City Council seats, 43 candidates and heated politics lately should mean interest in elections. Read »

May 9, 2015
 

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