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Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 05:28 PM CDT

LSP: State Rep. Rafael Anchia on the Future of DACA

LSP: State Rep. Rafael Anchia on the Future of DACA

State Rep. Rafael Anchia weighs in on the debate over the future of DACA this week on Lone Star Politics. Join us Sunday morning at 8:40 a.m.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 04:22 PM CDT

Trump Vows Return to 'Merry Christmas' Over 'Happy Holidays'

Trump Vows Return to 'Merry Christmas' Over 'Happy Holidays'

President Donald Trump on Friday promised Christian conservatives a return to traditional American values, including restoring "Merry Christmas" to the national discourse.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 01:57 PM CDT

Fact Check: Trump Muddles Economic Indicators

Fact Check: Trump Muddles Economic Indicators

In a news interview and a speech in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump misleadingly suggested that rising stock value could reduce the national debt. One budget expert told us that notion was “just silly.”

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 10:44 PM CDT

Trump Says Iran Deal Not in US National Security Interests

Trump Says Iran Deal Not in US National Security Interests

"We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence, more terror and the very real threat of Iran's nuclear breakout," President Donald Trump said on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 02:12 PM CDT

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract<br />

The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 06:40 AM CDT

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

The Florida Legislature finds itself dealing with not only the aftermath of Hurricane Irma but also the impact of Hurricane Maria. State economist Amy Baker told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:39 AM CDT

Maine's Susan Collins Says She's Staying in US Senate

Maine's Susan Collins Says She's Staying in US Senate

In a much-anticipated announcement regarding her home state's governor race, Maine Sen. Susan Collins said she's staying in the U.S. Senate. The 64-year-old Collins announced her decision on Friday at an event...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 01:57 AM CDT

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 08:38 PM CDT

Texas to Receive Billions More in Harvey Relief Money

Texas to Receive Billions More in Harvey Relief Money

Texas is poised to receive billions more in Harvey relief money after some late-night maneuvering between politicians in Texas and in Washington.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 05:44 PM CDT

North Texans Anticipate Healthcare Changes With Trump Order

North Texans Anticipate Healthcare Changes With Trump Order

President Trump signed an executive order aimed at making changes to Obamacare mandates, and people in North Texas are still waiting to see how the changes will affect their wallets.

 

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