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House OKs Keeping Execution Drug Suppliers Secret

House OKs Keeping Execution Drug Suppliers Secret

The identity of Texas' lethal drug supplier would remain confidential under a measure the state House approved... Read »

May 18, 2015
TX House OKs Cannabis Oil for Medicinal Purposes

TX House OKs Cannabis Oil for Medicinal Purposes

Marijuana supporters are on the brink of a small victory they say is nonetheless significant in the conservative... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among... Read »

May 19, 2015
La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is taking another step toward running for president. The Republican governor on Monday... Read »

May 18, 2015

"Hello, Twitter!" President Obama Gets His Own Account

President Barack Obama has joined the Twitterverse. With his second term more than halfway through, the president... Read »

May 18, 2015
Lindsey Graham:

Lindsey Graham: "I'm Running" to Be "Best Commander-in-Chief"

Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. In an... Read »

May 18, 2015

"SNL" Heralds the Summer of Hillary Clinton

Nevermind the nice weather: Hillary Clinton was in campaign mode on "Saturday Night Live," and she is... Read »

May 17, 2015
Jeb Bush Promises to

Jeb Bush Promises to "Campaign Hard" in Iowa

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared on Saturday that he'll "campaign hard" in Iowa, all but confirming his part in... Watch »

May 17, 2015
Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Democratic presidential favorite Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported Friday that they... Read »

May 16, 2015
Libel Protection Bill Heads to Abbott

Libel Protection Bill Heads to Abbott

A measure further shielding journalists from libel lawsuits if they accurately report a whistleblower's allegations... Read »

May 15, 2015
Lone Star Politics: Sunday, May 17, 2015

Lone Star Politics: Sunday, May 17, 2015

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is ready to run for president, again. He’s set to announce his second bid for the... Watch »

May 15, 2015
LSP: New Arlington Mayor Hopes TX Rangers Stay Home

LSP: New Arlington Mayor Hopes TX Rangers Stay Home

Newly-elected Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams sits down to talk about his surprise win over longtime Mayor Robert... Watch »

May 15, 2015
LSP: Rick Perry's Second Run for President

LSP: Rick Perry's Second Run for President

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry will run again for the White House. This run will be vastly different from his 2012... Watch »

May 15, 2015
Texas House OKs Decriminalizing Truancy

Texas House OKs Decriminalizing Truancy

The Texas House has approved a bill that would stop charging students who skip school with a criminal offense. Read »

May 15, 2015
Perry Expected to Announce White House Bid

Perry Expected to Announce White House Bid

Former Gov. Rick Perry expected to announce his candidacy for U.S. President on June 4. Watch »

May 15, 2015
Texas House Votes to Criminalize

Texas House Votes to Criminalize "Revenge Porn"

The Texas House has voted to criminalize the posting of so-called revenge porn, or putting explicit images online... Read »

May 15, 2015
Gov. Abbott: End to Tax Cut Standoff Possibly in Sight

Gov. Abbott: End to Tax Cut Standoff Possibly in Sight

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says the end to a lengthy standoff over tax cuts between the House and Senate appears... Read »

May 14, 2015
TX Anti-Gay Marriage Among Bills in Limbo With Time Running Out

TX Anti-Gay Marriage Among Bills in Limbo With Time Running Out

The Texas House has until midnight Thursday to vote on legislation that is on the calendar. Watch »

May 14, 2015
House Votes to Restrict Court-Ordered Teen Abortions

House Votes to Restrict Court-Ordered Teen Abortions

The Texas House approves a proposal that would severely tighten restrictions on a process that enables teens to have... Read »

May 14, 2015
Bolton Will Not Run for President in 2016

Bolton Will Not Run for President in 2016

John Bolton, one of the Republican Party's most prominent national security hawks, has decided not to run for... Read »

May 14, 2015
 

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