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Ted Cruz: Voters Care More About Records Than Job Title

Ted Cruz: Voters Care More About Records Than Job Title

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says voters are more interested in candidates' records than their job descriptions. Read »

Jan 5, 2015
FWPD Officers Support Gay Marriage in TV Ad

FWPD Officers Support Gay Marriage in TV Ad

Ahead of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals tackling Texas' ban on gay marriage later this week, a group of Fort... Watch »

Jan 5, 2015
California Gov. Jerry Brown to Begin Historic Fourth Term

California Gov. Jerry Brown to Begin Historic Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown will take the oath of office Monday to begin his historic fourth term as California governor. The... Watch »

Jan 5, 2015
Texas Inauguration Party May Cost $4 Million

Texas Inauguration Party May Cost $4 Million

In many states, corporate money that was banned before Election Day is allowed to cover the tab for inaugural... Read »

Jan 3, 2015
 In First Speech as DA, Susan Hawk Vows to do What’s Right — Not What’s Easy

In First Speech as DA, Susan Hawk Vows to do What’s Right — Not What’s...

Susan Hawk became Dallas County’s new district attorney Thursday morning at a induction ceremony in which she... Read »

Jan 1, 2015
Md. Governor to Commute Sentences of Last 4 on Death Row

Md. Governor to Commute Sentences of Last 4 on Death Row

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he will commute the capital sentences of the state's last four inmates on death... Read »

Dec 31, 2014
Newspaper: Plum State Jobs Going to Perry Aides

Newspaper: Plum State Jobs Going to Perry Aides

An analysis by the Austin American-Statesman shows about 200 people who have landed state government jobs that can... Read »

Dec 27, 2014
San Antonio Judge Busy With More Than Perry Case

San Antonio Judge Busy With More Than Perry Case

The Republican judge overseeing the criminal case against Gov. Rick Perry is juggling more than abuse-of-power... Read »

Dec 26, 2014
New State Building Plans Vetoed by Perry Resurface

New State Building Plans Vetoed by Perry Resurface

Rising office rent prices in downtown Austin has lawmakers again pushing for two new state buildings after Gov. Rick Read »

Dec 26, 2014
Battleground Texas Runs Into State Registration Laws

Battleground Texas Runs Into State Registration Laws

The liberal-leaning group aiming to register thousands of new voters to help Democrats says Texas laws have made it... Read »

Dec 25, 2014
Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to... Read »

Dec 24, 2014
Questionable $110M State Deals Bypassed Reviews

Questionable $110M State Deals Bypassed Reviews

State officials say $110 million in no-bid health contracts that are now the focus of a criminal investigation... Read »

Dec 23, 2014
NY Congressman Expected to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud: Official

NY Congressman Expected to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud: Official

New York Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to plead guilty to a single count of tax fraud Tuesday in Brooklyn federal... Read »

Dec 22, 2014
Rick Perry to Attend Conservative Summit in Iowa

Rick Perry to Attend Conservative Summit in Iowa

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will attend a conservative summit in Iowa next month. Read »

Dec 22, 2014
Lady Antebellum, Pat Green to Play Abbott Inauguration

Lady Antebellum, Pat Green to Play Abbott Inauguration

Country stars Lady Antebellum and Pat Green are booked to perform at the inauguration ball for Republican Gov.-elect... Read »

Dec 22, 2014
Lone Star Politics: December 21, 2014

Lone Star Politics: December 21, 2014

On Lone Star Politics, State Representative-elect Tony Tinderholt (R-Arlington) discusses how he plans to vote on... Watch »

Dec 21, 2014
Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a

Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a "Few Complaints," Praise...

Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded hundreds of calls during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush jolted the 2016 Republican primary race with his Tuesday announcement that he is... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll

Jeb Bush: I'll "See If My Message Can Resonate"

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president Tuesday, saying he will... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Lone Star Politics: December 14, 2014

Lone Star Politics: December 14, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, in his first one-on-one TV interview since losing the election, Dallas County... Watch »

Dec 14, 2014
 

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