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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
TX House Advances on Decriminalizing School Skipping

TX House Advances on Decriminalizing School Skipping

The Texas House has approved a potentially landmark measure to stop charging students who skip school with a... Read »

May 8, 2015
Authorities Question Lawmakers Over Hidden Cameras

Authorities Question Lawmakers Over Hidden Cameras

The Department of Public Safety has quietly begun interviewing members of the Texas House, asking about a... Read »

May 8, 2015
Wendy Davis Docked for Not Disclosing Firm Ties

Wendy Davis Docked for Not Disclosing Firm Ties

The Texas Ethics Commission has assessed a $5,000 civil penalty to former Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy... Read »

May 8, 2015
TX House Votes to Keep Daylight Savings

TX House Votes to Keep Daylight Savings

A Texas House push to exclude the state from observing daylight saving time has collapsed amid concerns that doing... Read »

May 8, 2015
Unprecedented Week for Pot Reforms in Texas

Unprecedented Week for Pot Reforms in Texas

Three bills in the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature that would decriminalize pot or legalize a marijuana oil... Read »

May 8, 2015
Election Results

Election Results

Below are the races for the election held May, 9, 2015. Click on each race to the see the results. Read »

May 11, 2015
Florida Doctor Tied to NJ Sen. Menendez Due Back in Court

Florida Doctor Tied to NJ Sen. Menendez Due Back in Court

A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez is due back in court. Read »

May 8, 2015
Texas Could Relax Airport/CHL Laws

Texas Could Relax Airport/CHL Laws

In Texas, it seems almost as common for travelers in airport security lines to forget they are carrying a handgun as... Read »

May 7, 2015
Texas House Votes to Expand Rules on Raw Milk Sales

Texas House Votes to Expand Rules on Raw Milk Sales

The Texas House has voted to expand rules governing raw milk to allow producers to sell it at farmers' markets or... Read »

May 7, 2015
TX House Committee OKs Marijuana Legalization Bill

TX House Committee OKs Marijuana Legalization Bill

A proposal seeking full legalization of marijuana on religious grounds has cleared an unlikely legislative hurdle. Read »

May 6, 2015
Texas Rep., Gay Son Split Over Discrimination Bill

Texas Rep., Gay Son Split Over Discrimination Bill

A Texas lawmaker and his son, an HIV-positive gay activist, are split over a bill that would repeal ordinances... Read »

May 6, 2015
Jim Wright Early Casualty of Rising US House Partisanship

Jim Wright Early Casualty of Rising US House Partisanship

As a member of what he called "the people's house" for more than a generation, Texas Democrat Jim Wright... Read »

May 6, 2015
 

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