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Bill Would Let Texas Enforce Quarantines

Bill Would Let Texas Enforce Quarantines

The top doctor in Texas could impose immediate mandatory quarantine on patients infected with Ebola or other... Read »

Feb 11, 2015
Perry Returns to NH, Eyes 2016 GOP Bid

Perry Returns to NH, Eyes 2016 GOP Bid

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is returning to New Hampshire as he prepares for a possible presidential campaign. Read »

Feb 11, 2015
Cruz Not Ruling Out US Ground Forces Against IS

Cruz Not Ruling Out US Ground Forces Against IS

Sen. Ted Cruz, a potential presidential candidate is 2016, isn't ruling out sending American ground troops to fight... Read »

Feb 8, 2015
As Perry Mulls 2016, Abbott Wastes No Time Revamping

As Perry Mulls 2016, Abbott Wastes No Time Revamping

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is so new on the job that he still hasn't moved into the governor's mansion, but Rick Perry... Read »

Feb 6, 2015
GOP Govs With 2016 Aspirations Love to Bash DC

GOP Govs With 2016 Aspirations Love to Bash DC

As they begin to shape their prospective bids for president, a group of ambitious Republican governors is eager... Read »

Feb 5, 2015
TX Lawmakers Waiting for Apology From FL Lawmaker

TX Lawmakers Waiting for Apology From FL Lawmaker

Don't mess with Texas, if you do you'll have Texas Republicans, namely Rep. Michael Burgess and Rep. Watch »

Feb 4, 2015
House GOP Approves Full Obamacare Repeal

House GOP Approves Full Obamacare Repeal

House Republicans once again voted to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, continuing their efforts... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Obama to GOP: Don't Let Budget Fight Torpedo Security

Obama to GOP: Don't Let Budget Fight Torpedo Security

President Barack Obama defended his new $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday amid Republican criticism, by arguing... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Texas Gun Debate Goes Wild, Wild West

Texas Gun Debate Goes Wild, Wild West

What many thought was a slam-dunk in the Republican-controlled Legislature -- allowing the open carry of handguns in... Read »

Jan 31, 2015
Perry Suffers Legal Setback; House Embraces 'I Am Poncho'

Perry Suffers Legal Setback; House Embraces 'I Am Poncho'

Here's a look at who else had a tough week in Texas politics -- and who fared better. Read »

Jan 31, 2015
Abbott Urges Civility After Lawmaker's Muslim Remarks

Abbott Urges Civility After Lawmaker's Muslim Remarks

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says "we must have civil discourse" after a freshman Texas lawmaker instructed... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Rick Perry Again Seeks Dismissal of Case

Rick Perry Again Seeks Dismissal of Case

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legal team for the third time is seeking to have felony abuse-of-power charges... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Former GOP Candidate Mitt Romney Will Not Run in 2016

Former GOP Candidate Mitt Romney Will Not Run in 2016

After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
UT Chancellor Writes GOP Leaders to Oppose Campus Carry

UT Chancellor Writes GOP Leaders to Oppose Campus Carry

The new chancellor of the University of Texas System told Gov. Greg Abbott and other top Republicans on Thursday... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Texas Bill Would Require Rear-Facing Car Seats

Texas Bill Would Require Rear-Facing Car Seats

A North Texas lawmaker has filed a bill he hopes will keep young children safe in the car. Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Texas AG Paxton Won't Face State Corruption Charges

Texas AG Paxton Won't Face State Corruption Charges

State public corruption prosecutors have closed their investigation into possible ethics violations against new... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Abbott to Abolish Perry's Pet Fund for Startups

Abbott to Abolish Perry's Pet Fund for Startups

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is planning to abolish Rick Perry's pet program that gave $200 million in taxpayer... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Fort Worth Mayor to Run for Third Term

Fort Worth Mayor to Run for Third Term

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price officially announced her plans Wednesday to run for a third term as mayor. Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Lawmaker Confronted By Gun Rights Group Gets Security

Lawmaker Confronted By Gun Rights Group Gets Security

A Texas lawmaker has been provided security after his confrontation with gun rights activists led to panic buttons... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Perry: Felony Case Won't Delay 2016 Preps

Perry: Felony Case Won't Delay 2016 Preps

A judge's refusal to quash felony abuse of power charges won't derail — or even delay — former Texas Gov. Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
 

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