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Battleground Texas Runs Into State Registration Laws

Battleground Texas Runs Into State Registration Laws

The liberal-leaning group aiming to register thousands of new voters to help Democrats says Texas laws have made it... Read »

Dec 25, 2014
Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to... Read »

Dec 24, 2014
Questionable $110M State Deals Bypassed Reviews

Questionable $110M State Deals Bypassed Reviews

State officials say $110 million in no-bid health contracts that are now the focus of a criminal investigation... Read »

Dec 23, 2014
NY Congressman Expected to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud: Official

NY Congressman Expected to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud: Official

New York Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to plead guilty to a single count of tax fraud Tuesday in Brooklyn federal... Read »

Dec 22, 2014
Rick Perry to Attend Conservative Summit in Iowa

Rick Perry to Attend Conservative Summit in Iowa

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will attend a conservative summit in Iowa next month. Read »

Dec 22, 2014
Lady Antebellum, Pat Green to Play Abbott Inauguration

Lady Antebellum, Pat Green to Play Abbott Inauguration

Country stars Lady Antebellum and Pat Green are booked to perform at the inauguration ball for Republican Gov.-elect... Read »

Dec 22, 2014
Lone Star Politics: December 21, 2014

Lone Star Politics: December 21, 2014

On Lone Star Politics, State Representative-elect Tony Tinderholt (R-Arlington) discusses how he plans to vote on... Watch »

Dec 21, 2014
Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a

Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a "Few Complaints," Praise...

Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded hundreds of calls during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush jolted the 2016 Republican primary race with his Tuesday announcement that he is... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll

Jeb Bush: I'll "See If My Message Can Resonate"

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president Tuesday, saying he will... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Lone Star Politics: December 14, 2014

Lone Star Politics: December 14, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, in his first one-on-one TV interview since losing the election, Dallas County... Watch »

Dec 14, 2014
Retiring DMN Columnist Recalls Early Meetings With George W. Bush

Retiring DMN Columnist Recalls Early Meetings With George W. Bush

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Wayne Slater, Senior Political Writer with The Dallas Morning News, recalls... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Retiring DMN Columnist Remembers Ann Richards

Retiring DMN Columnist Remembers Ann Richards

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Wayne Slater, Senior Political Writer with The Dallas Morning News, remembers... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Austin as Dysfunctional as Washington D.C.: Wayne Slater

Austin as Dysfunctional as Washington D.C.: Wayne Slater

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Wayne Slater, Senior Political Writer with The Dallas Morning News, discusses his... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Dallas Co. DA Vows to Improve Relations Between Police, Blacks

Dallas Co. DA Vows to Improve Relations Between Police, Blacks

During an appearance on NBC 5’s Lone Star Politics, Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins said he hopes... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
4 More States Join Texas' Immigration Lawsuit

4 More States Join Texas' Immigration Lawsuit

Four more states have joined a Texas-led coalition suing the Obama administration over executive action on... Read »

Dec 10, 2014
Abbott Lays Out Top Legislative Priorities

Abbott Lays Out Top Legislative Priorities

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott said Monday that his administration's top priorities will be bolstering early education... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Obama Meets With Newly Elected Governors

Obama Meets With Newly Elected Governors

President Barack Obama met Friday with a handful of newly elected governors from across the country, including the... Watch »

Dec 5, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

The portrait of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be hung alongside past governors at the state Capitol nearly... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas Card Bribe

Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas...

The former chief of staff for a Chicago alderman pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a Christmas card containing a... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
 

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