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

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

Former Rhode Island governor and senator Lincoln Chafee is set to join the growing list of politicians challenging... Read »

May 30, 2015
Lawmakers Approve Teen Abortion Restrictions

Lawmakers Approve Teen Abortion Restrictions

Texas lawmakers have voted to tighten rules for teenagers seeking to get an abortion without parental consent. Read »

May 29, 2015
Texas Legislature Sends Open Carry Bill to Abbott

Texas Legislature Sends Open Carry Bill to Abbott

Texas lawmakers have approved licensed open carry of handguns on the streets of the nation's second-most populous... Read »

May 29, 2015
Abbott Gives Reporters Extra Libel Protection

Abbott Gives Reporters Extra Libel Protection

Final tweaks to Texas' $209 billion budget allowing for $3.8 billion in tax cuts have passed the Legislature and are... Read »

May 29, 2015
State to Pay Erath County for 'American Sniper' Trial

State to Pay Erath County for 'American Sniper' Trial

The Texas Legislature is reimbursing a North Texas county for costs incurred during the trial of a man who killed... Read »

May 28, 2015
 

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