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Tax Cuts, Immigration, Guns: TX Legislature Bills

Tax Cuts, Immigration, Guns: TX Legislature Bills

Texas lawmakers filed a number of bills on Nov. 10 for the upcoming 2015 Texas Legislature. Watch »

Nov 12, 2014
George W. Bush Launches Book About His Father

George W. Bush Launches Book About His Father

Former President George W. Bush says his younger brother Jeb should run for president and has the support of the... Read »

Nov 11, 2014
Abbott Discusses Transition to Texas Governorship

Abbott Discusses Transition to Texas Governorship

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott revealed plans for his transition into his new job including the appointment of his next... Watch »

Nov 11, 2014
Villarreal Leaving Texas House for Mayoral Run

Villarreal Leaving Texas House for Mayoral Run

Newly re-elected Texas House member Mike Villarreal has announced he won't serve another term because he is running... Read »

Nov 10, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry isn't being shy about his presidential ambitions in his first post-midterm trip to New... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Lone Star Politics for November 9, 2014

Lone Star Politics for November 9, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, the interview you will not see anywhere else: In his first-election comments... Watch »

Nov 9, 2014
Texas Senate's Top Insurgent Becomes Its Chief

Texas Senate's Top Insurgent Becomes Its Chief

An in-your-face conservative radio talk show host when he's not in the Legislature, Dan Patrick has long relished... Read »

Nov 9, 2014
LSP: Columnists Examine What Went Wrong For Wendy Davis

LSP: Columnists Examine What Went Wrong For Wendy Davis

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, two columnists with The Dallas Morning News, Wayne Slater and Gromer Jeffers... Watch »

Nov 9, 2014
George W. Bush Gives 50-50 Odds Jeb Runs in 2016

George W. Bush Gives 50-50 Odds Jeb Runs in 2016

President George W. Bush is giving even odds about whether another Bush will try to occupy the White House. Read »

Nov 9, 2014
George W. Bush Says Dad Pondered Skipping 2nd Term

George W. Bush Says Dad Pondered Skipping 2nd Term

George H.W. Bush seriously considered not running for re-election in 1992 even though he loved his job, according to... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
State Agency to Continue Drill Permits in Denton

State Agency to Continue Drill Permits in Denton

The chairwoman of a state agency that regulates oil and gas in Texas said she's disappointed that Denton residents... Read »

Nov 7, 2014
Obama Calls to Congratulate Abbott

Obama Calls to Congratulate Abbott

Governor-elect Greg Abbott has already had a few direct words for President Barack Obama: "Thank you." Read »

Nov 6, 2014
Weary Rivals in SoCal House Race Brace for Ballot Count

Weary Rivals in SoCal House Race Brace for Ballot Count

The long, divisive road to the 52nd Congressional District seat stretches on for its two weary candidates, incumbent... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Gov. Rick Perry Appears in Court for Heated Hearing

Gov. Rick Perry Appears in Court for Heated Hearing

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry has made his first court appearance on felony abuse of power charges, sitting largely... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Texas' Davis Failed to Move Needle with Women

Texas' Davis Failed to Move Needle with Women

Of all the ways Democrat Wendy Davis lost her run for Texas governor, one particularly stands out: She failed to... Read »

Nov 6, 2014
Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is due to make his first court appearance Thursday in Austin to face abuse-of-power charges. Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
New Gov. Not the Same Kind of Cowboy

New Gov. Not the Same Kind of Cowboy

The election of a new Texas governor usually means the arrival of another Lone Star archetype--boots-wearing... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Texas Governor-Elect Abbott Begins Transition

Texas Governor-Elect Abbott Begins Transition

Republican governor-elect Greg Abbott says he is starting his transition into office by discussing Ebola with state... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Energy Group Asks Court to Halt Denton Fracking Ban

Energy Group Asks Court to Halt Denton Fracking Ban

A North Texas city that sits atop a natural gas reserve is preparing for an extended court battle after voters made... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
The DMN's Rudy Bush on Election Night

The DMN's Rudy Bush on Election Night

The Dallas Morning News editorial writer Rudy Bush discusses what happened during Tuesday night's elections. Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
 

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