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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
Jeb Bush Has Polling Problem With Conservatives

Jeb Bush Has Polling Problem With Conservatives

There are two ways to see how Jeb Bush could fare in the GOP presidential field based on NBC News' poll this week. Read »

May 6, 2015
Jim Wright, Former U.S. Speaker, Dies at 92

Jim Wright, Former U.S. Speaker, Dies at 92

Former House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who served more than three decades in the U.S. House of Watch »

May 6, 2015
Ex-Gov. Perry Speaks at Dallas World Affairs Event

Ex-Gov. Perry Speaks at Dallas World Affairs Event

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry spoke Tuesday at a World Affairs Council of Dallas Fort Worth luncheon. Watch »

May 5, 2015
Chuck Norris Endorses Mike Huckabee for President

Chuck Norris Endorses Mike Huckabee for President

Mike Huckabee just announced Tuesday morning that he would be once again seeking the Republican nomination for... Read »

May 5, 2015
New Abortion Ban Easily Clears Texas Senate

New Abortion Ban Easily Clears Texas Senate

Most abortions in Texas could not be covered by insurance purchased through the Affordable Care Act under a bill... Read »

May 5, 2015
Huckabee Launches 2016 Presidential Bid

Huckabee Launches 2016 Presidential Bid

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee has declared his candidacy for president in the hometown he shares with former President... Read »

May 5, 2015
Clinton Takes Hit, But Holds Edge Over GOP Rivals: Poll

Clinton Takes Hit, But Holds Edge Over GOP Rivals: Poll

More people hold "unfavorable" views of Hillary Clinton after weeks of scrutiny over her emails and... Read »

May 5, 2015
Ex-Christie Aides Plead Not Guilty

Ex-Christie Aides Plead Not Guilty

Two former political allies of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie entered not guilty pleas Monday after they... Watch »

May 4, 2015

"I Am Running for President": Carly Fiorina Enters 2016 Race

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is running for president. The Republican and one-time chief... Read »

May 4, 2015
Ben Carson:

Ben Carson: "I'm a Candidate for President"

Retired surgeon Ben Carson has made it official, telling a crowd in his hometown of Detroit that he's running for... Read »

May 4, 2015
Vice President Biden Speaks to GLBT Group in Dallas

Vice President Biden Speaks to GLBT Group in Dallas

Vice President Joe Biden spoke to philanthropists within the GLBT community in Dallas on Saturday night. Watch »

May 2, 2015
Ejected State Lawmaker Could Face State House Investigation

Ejected State Lawmaker Could Face State House Investigation

A North Texas lawmaker could face a state House investigation after a colleague accused him of helping to pad... Read »

May 2, 2015
In South Carolina, GOP Hopefuls Run Against Obama, Terrorism

In South Carolina, GOP Hopefuls Run Against Obama, Terrorism

Republican presidential hopefuls eventually will have to start running against each other. Read »

May 2, 2015
Lone Star Politics: May 3, 2015

Lone Star Politics: May 3, 2015

Can a “miracle drug” help stop seizures in children? Lawmakers begin debating the “Compassionate Use Act” this week... Watch »

May 1, 2015
LSP: What's Next for Denton's Fracking Ban

LSP: What's Next for Denton's Fracking Ban

Denton’s ban on fracking faces a stiff challenge from lawmakers in Austin. A bill being considered could stop cities... Watch »

May 1, 2015
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