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Rubio Looks to Find Opening in 2016 Republican Field

Rubio Looks to Find Opening in 2016 Republican Field

If Marco Rubio launches his presidential campaign as expected Monday, the first-term Republican senator from Florida... Read »

Apr 13, 2015
Dallas Honors Councilman Al Lipscomb

Dallas Honors Councilman Al Lipscomb

City of Dallas officials unveiled new street signs renaming a stretch of Grand Avenue for councilman Al Lipscomb... Watch »

Apr 11, 2015
Texas Lawmaker's Staff Snubs Gay Rights Activist

Texas Lawmaker's Staff Snubs Gay Rights Activist

The staff of Rep. Molly White, who has proposed prohibiting the recognition of same-sex marriages, told a gay rights... Read »

Apr 11, 2015
Clinton Supporters Gather at Rally

Clinton Supporters Gather at Rally

They've been ready for a while — and their wait is nearly over. Ready for Hillary members have spent two years... Watch »

Apr 12, 2015
Lone Star Politics: Sunday, April 12, 2015

Lone Star Politics: Sunday, April 12, 2015

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, we have the only interview with Attorney General Ken Paxton as he faces new... Watch »

Apr 10, 2015
Family Fights for Bill to Help Daughter with Epilepsy

Family Fights for Bill to Help Daughter with Epilepsy

A family is turning to CBD oil to cope with a debilitating illness. Watch »

Apr 10, 2015
Texas Sen. Cruz Confirms GOP Conference

Texas Sen. Cruz Confirms GOP Conference

Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is the latest 2016 presidential hopeful to confirm that he'll attend at the... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
LSP: Can Body Cameras Stop Deadly Confrontations with Police?

LSP: Can Body Cameras Stop Deadly Confrontations with Police?

A deadly officer-involved shooting in South Carolina this week brings an old question back to the surface: should... Watch »

Apr 10, 2015
LSP: State Attorney General: Religious Freedom Bills Not

LSP: State Attorney General: Religious Freedom Bills Not "License to...

As the furor over so-called “religious freedom” laws dies down in Indiana and Arkansas, scrutiny now shifts to... Watch »

Apr 10, 2015
Clinton: Grandkid Made Me

Clinton: Grandkid Made Me "Speed Up" Political Plans

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton says the birth of her granddaughter had helped "spurred me to speed... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Mumbai Attacks Suspect Freed From Pakistan Jail

Mumbai Attacks Suspect Freed From Pakistan Jail

The suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks was freed from a Pakistani jail Friday after a court ordered... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Clinton's

Clinton's "Go Small" Strategy Carries Risks and Rewards

That "go-small" approach, the Washington Post wrote, plays to her strengths and lets her greet voters... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
2016 NH Primary Candidate Tracker

2016 NH Primary Candidate Tracker

Keep tabs on which potential 2016 presidential candidates have been to the Granite State, how many times they've... Read »

May 6, 2015
Hillary Clinton Could Announce Sunday

Hillary Clinton Could Announce Sunday

Hillary Clinton could announce a 2016 presidential campaign as early as Sunday, NBC News has learned. Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Exploring Presidential Bid

Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Exploring Presidential Bid

Lincoln Chafee, the former governor and U.S. senator from Rhode Island, announced Thursday that he has formed an... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
WATCH: Rand Paul Spars With Savannah Guthrie on

WATCH: Rand Paul Spars With Savannah Guthrie on "TODAY"

Rand Paul has again provoked controversy after the 2016 presidential hopeful sparred with news anchor Savannah... Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Senate Votes to Move Public Integrity Unit From Austin

Senate Votes to Move Public Integrity Unit From Austin

The Texas Senate has voted to move state public corruption investigations out of left-leaning Austin and into... Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Legislators Introduce 4 Bills Inspired by West Blast

Legislators Introduce 4 Bills Inspired by West Blast

State legislators in Austin are introducing bills to make sure an incident like the 2013 explosion in West never... Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Rand Paul Kicks off 2016 Campaign With N.H. Visit

Rand Paul Kicks off 2016 Campaign With N.H. Visit

Republican Sen. Rand Paul is set to spend his first full day as a presidential candidate meeting with voters in New... Watch »

Apr 9, 2015
Analysis: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wins Again

Analysis: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wins Again

It always seemed inevitable that he’d win. That was the point. Rahm Emanuel won his re-election contest Tuesday... Watch »

Apr 7, 2015
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