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Bernie Sanders:

Bernie Sanders: "I Am Running for President"

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the self-described "democratic socialist" from Vermont, has jumped into the 2016... Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Jeb Bush: Give 11M Immigrants Chance to Stay

Jeb Bush: Give 11M Immigrants Chance to Stay

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says that 11 million immigrants in the country illegally should have an opportunity to... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Senate Votes to Keep Abbott Promise, Scrap Perry Tech Fund

Senate Votes to Keep Abbott Promise, Scrap Perry Tech Fund

The Senate has voted to heed Gov. Greg Abbott's call to abolish a technology incentive program his predecessor used... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Is Now Obama's Chance to Be Blunt on Race?

Is Now Obama's Chance to Be Blunt on Race?

This, NBC's First Read team writes, could be Obama's chance to confront race issues head-on, late in a presidency... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
TX Proposal Would Name Judges Who Grant Teen Abortions

TX Proposal Would Name Judges Who Grant Teen Abortions

State lawmakers consider a bill to reveal the names of judges who permit teenagers to terminate a pregnancy if they... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Clinton Calls for End to

Clinton Calls for End to "Mass Incarceration"

Pointing to a wave of violence in Baltimore, Hillary Clinton said in New York City Wednesday that the nation's... Watch »

Apr 29, 2015
Arlington Mayoral Candidates Square Off in Debate

Arlington Mayoral Candidates Square Off in Debate

With early voting underway and Election Day fast approaching, voters in Arlington have an important question in... Watch »

Apr 28, 2015
All Eyes on Kennedy as High Court Hears Gay Marriage

All Eyes on Kennedy as High Court Hears Gay Marriage

Pivotal Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy did not tip his hand Tuesday as the high court heard historic... Watch »

Apr 28, 2015
Texas Considers More Abortion Restrictions

Texas Considers More Abortion Restrictions

Texas Republicans are pushing a smaller encore of additional limits for new Gov. Greg Abbott to sign within the next... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Could High Court Give GOP Escape Hatch on Marriage?

Could High Court Give GOP Escape Hatch on Marriage?

The biggest political story Tuesday was the one playing out at the Supreme Court, which was hearing oral arguments... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Texas Asks Appeals Court to Uphold Voter Photo ID Law

Texas Asks Appeals Court to Uphold Voter Photo ID Law

A federal appeals court questions whether Texas' Voter ID law was meant to discriminate against minorities. Read »

Apr 28, 2015

"Clinton Cash" Author: Yes, Evidence Is Circumstantial

The conservative author of the new book "Clinton Cash" has admitted in back to back interviews that he has no direct... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Lone Star Politics: Sunday, April 26, 2015

Lone Star Politics: Sunday, April 26, 2015

This week Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings joins us as he enters the final stages of his re-election campaign. Watch »

Apr 26, 2015
WATCH: Cecily Strong's Best Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

WATCH: Cecily Strong's Best Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

"Saturday Night Live" cast member Cecily Strong levied her characteristically biting humor at Washington's... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

President Obama poked fun at politicians, government officials and himself at this year's White House... Watch »

Apr 26, 2015
The Latest on the 2016 GOP Field: Cruz Vows to Nix Nuke Deal

The Latest on the 2016 GOP Field: Cruz Vows to Nix Nuke Deal

Sen. Ted Cruz say he'll do "everything humanly possible" to stop a nuclear deal with Iran -- a stand... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Despite Spat with House, Patrick Expects No Special Session

Despite Spat with House, Patrick Expects No Special Session

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick predicts a looming legislative deadlock will be broken and that odds are "20 percent or... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
As Contributions Fall, House GOP Rebels Blame Party Leaders

As Contributions Fall, House GOP Rebels Blame Party Leaders

Tea party Rep. Thomas Massie voted in January against keeping John Boehner as House speaker. Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Health Care Law

Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Health Care Law

A federal appeals court in New Orleans has rejected a Texas doctor's challenge to President Barack Obama's health... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Court Panel to Hear Perry Appeal

Court Panel to Hear Perry Appeal

An ex-Rick Perry staff member is one of three judges who will consider the former governor's appeal to have his... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
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