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House GOP Leader Cantor Loses Primary in Huge Upset

House GOP Leader Cantor Loses Primary in Huge Upset

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lost his GOP primary to a tea party challenger, in a stunning upset that... Watch »

Jun 11, 2014
Texas GOP Endorses

Texas GOP Endorses "Reparative Therapy" for Gays

Texas Republicans sanction language allowing Texans to seek voluntary counseling to "cure" being gay -- in... Watch »

Jun 8, 2014
GOP Backs Cruz, Gay Therapy

GOP Backs Cruz, Gay Therapy

Texas Republican convention backs Sen. Ted Cruz for President, reparative therapy for gays and say no to... Read »

Jun 8, 2014
Gay Texas Republicans Brace for 'Therapy' Platform

Gay Texas Republicans Brace for 'Therapy' Platform

Gay Republicans in Texas say they may stop fighting their party's proposed endorsement of... Read »

Jun 6, 2014
Prosecutor: 'No Plans' to have Perry Testify

Prosecutor: 'No Plans' to have Perry Testify

A special prosecutor said Friday that he does not plan to call Texas Gov. Rick Perry to testify before a grand jury... Read »

Jun 6, 2014
Paul and Cruz Would be 'Friendly' White House Rivals

Paul and Cruz Would be 'Friendly' White House Rivals

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and Texas counterpart Ted Cruz will be "friendly... Read »

Jun 6, 2014
Texas GOP Votes on 'Reparative Therapy' for Gays

Texas GOP Votes on 'Reparative Therapy' for Gays

The Texas Republican Party will vote Saturday on whether to endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn... Watch »

Jun 7, 2014
Abbott, Cruz to Address Texas GOP Convention Friday

Abbott, Cruz to Address Texas GOP Convention Friday

Republican Greg Abbott will address the state GOP convention as his party's nominee for governor and the new face of... Read »

Jun 6, 2014
Perry Giving Final GOP Speech

Perry Giving Final GOP Speech

Gov. Rick Perry is kicking off his unofficial farewell tour to Texas politics with a high-profile speech to... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Perry's Texas Legacy Unraveling as He Leaves

Perry's Texas Legacy Unraveling as He Leaves

As he gears up for a possible second presidential run, Gov. Rick Perry is crisscrossing the country extolling... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Swindlers Issue Phony Warrants in Tarrant County

Swindlers Issue Phony Warrants in Tarrant County

Tarrant County Jury Services say swindlers may try to get residents to fork over up to $4,000 in fines to... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Gov. Brown to Face Kashkari in Bid for Fourth Term

Gov. Brown to Face Kashkari in Bid for Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown easily advanced to the November general election to seek an unprecedented fourth term, where... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
NRA Rolls Back 'Open Carry' Criticism

NRA Rolls Back 'Open Carry' Criticism

The National Rifle Association has rolled back an earlier statement criticizing "open carry" rallies... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Annie's List Leader Dies in Car Crash

Annie's List Leader Dies in Car Crash

The chairwoman of the Democratic fundraising group Annie's List says executive director Grace Garcia has died in... Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Texas Democrats See Opening in Tea Party Triumphs

Texas Democrats See Opening in Tea Party Triumphs

Wendy Davis is the big draw for Texas Democrats, but they now believe an even mightier presence can lure... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
Sen. Cruz Clashes With Barbour on GOP Future

Sen. Cruz Clashes With Barbour on GOP Future

For GOP, which Reagan legacy is right for 2016? Read »

May 31, 2014
Lone Star Politics - June 1, 2014

Lone Star Politics - June 1, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News talk to John... Watch »

Jun 1, 2014
Lone Star Politics: John Ratcliffe

Lone Star Politics: John Ratcliffe

The man who toppled Rockwall GOP Congressman Ralph Hall in the runoff election says he may not vote to... Watch »

May 30, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Emmert Angle

Lone Star Politics: Emmert Angle

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, a Republican and Democratic operative come up with very different... Watch »

May 30, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Slater is Skeptical

Lone Star Politics: Slater is Skeptical

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

May 30, 2014
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