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Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Former first lady Barbara Bush is promoting literacy on her 90th birthday. Bush is lending her backing to a $7... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
New Commission Studies Wrongful Convictions

New Commission Studies Wrongful Convictions

The efforts of lawmakers and the family of an inmate who was the state's first to be pardoned after death led to... Read »

Jun 6, 2015
Clinton Dividing Americans Over Voting Rights: GOP

Clinton Dividing Americans Over Voting Rights: GOP

Republicans struck back Friday against Hillary Rodham Clinton's suggestions that they have attempted to... Read »

Jun 5, 2015
Perry Announces 2016 Presidential Run

Perry Announces 2016 Presidential Run

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is officially running for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, he announced... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Perry's Walk-Up Music is a Gun-Toting Republican Dream

Perry's Walk-Up Music is a Gun-Toting Republican Dream

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced his 2016 presidential bid today in Addison. More importantly, he rolled out a... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His

Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His "Time of Grief"

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is apologizing for cracking a joke at Vice President Joe Biden's expense... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tweeted early Thursday that he will make an announcement concerning a presidential run... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Perry Expected to Announce White House Bid Thursday

Perry Expected to Announce White House Bid Thursday

Former Gov. Rick Perry expected to announce his candidacy for U.S. President on Thursday. Read »

Jun 3, 2015
Like Perry, Abbott Says He'll Leave TX to Lure Businesses

Like Perry, Abbott Says He'll Leave TX to Lure Businesses

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott this summer is taking up where his predecessor left off -- traveling across the U.S. and Read »

Jun 3, 2015
Congress Hearing On Draw Muhammad Shooting

Congress Hearing On Draw Muhammad Shooting

Federal officials are holding a hearing Wednesday on terrorists' use of social media in the aftermath of the deadly... Watch »

Jun 3, 2015
Abbott Signs Bills Aimed at Easing Traffic Congestion

Abbott Signs Bills Aimed at Easing Traffic Congestion

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made a trip to North Texas and signed bills that will help to invest more on roads. Read »

Jun 2, 2015
Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

The judge overseeing the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert donated $1,500 to the... Read »

Jun 2, 2015
Lt. Gov. Patrick Denies 2018 Plans

Lt. Gov. Patrick Denies 2018 Plans

Texas lawmakers are shifting back into campaign mode now that the legislative session is over, but Republican Lt. Read »

Jun 1, 2015
Abbott: TX Won't Legalize Pot Under His Watch

Abbott: TX Won't Legalize Pot Under His Watch

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas won't legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use for as long as... Read »

Jun 1, 2015
Cannabis Oil Legalized to Fight Seizures

Cannabis Oil Legalized to Fight Seizures

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday will join more than a dozen other U.S. governors who have signed nearly identical... Watch »

Jun 1, 2015
Former NBC 5, CBS Anchor Bob Schieffer Retires

Former NBC 5, CBS Anchor Bob Schieffer Retires

Bob Schieffer retired as "Face The Nation" host on Sunday, ending 58 years of reporting. Watch »

Jun 1, 2015
Lone Star Politics: May 31, 2015

Lone Star Politics: May 31, 2015

The last hours of the 84th Texas Legislative Session are upon us. What have lawmakers approved and what work is... Watch »

Jun 1, 2015
Concealed Handguns At TX Colleges To Become Law

Concealed Handguns At TX Colleges To Become Law

Texas Legislature OKs concealed handguns on college campuses Watch »

May 31, 2015
TX Senate Okays Handguns on College Campuses

TX Senate Okays Handguns on College Campuses

The so-called "campus carry" bill was a priority for gun rights activists, even though top universities... Read »

May 31, 2015
Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is set to announce his campaign for president next week, NBC News... Read »

May 30, 2015
 

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