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Governor Abbot Signs

Governor Abbot Signs "Pastor Protection" Bill

Republican Governor Greg Abbott signed a "pastor protection" law June 11 that comes ahead of an impending... Read »

Jun 11, 2015
One-on-One With Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

One-on-One With Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

It has been six months since Gov. Greg Abbott took office, and now he is discussing the successes and failures of... Watch »

Jun 10, 2015
Cruz Names Anti-Shariah Activist as Tennessee Chairman

Cruz Names Anti-Shariah Activist as Tennessee Chairman

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has named anti-Shariah activist Kevin Kookogey as his state chairman for... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
Court Upholds Key Parts of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion Law

Court Upholds Key Parts of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court has upheld key parts of Texas's strict anti-abortion law, likely closing most of the... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
One-on-One With Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

One-on-One With Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

One week after the 84th Legislature ended, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick was in North Texas. He sat down for Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Former first lady Barbara Bush is promoting literacy on her 90th birthday. Bush is lending her backing to a $7... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
New Commission Studies Wrongful Convictions

New Commission Studies Wrongful Convictions

The efforts of lawmakers and the family of an inmate who was the state's first to be pardoned after death led to... Read »

Jun 6, 2015
Clinton Dividing Americans Over Voting Rights: GOP

Clinton Dividing Americans Over Voting Rights: GOP

Republicans struck back Friday against Hillary Rodham Clinton's suggestions that they have attempted to... Read »

Jun 5, 2015
Perry Announces 2016 Presidential Run

Perry Announces 2016 Presidential Run

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is officially running for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, he announced... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Perry's Walk-Up Music is a Gun-Toting Republican Dream

Perry's Walk-Up Music is a Gun-Toting Republican Dream

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced his 2016 presidential bid today in Addison. More importantly, he rolled out a... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
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
 

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