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Nov 9, 2013

Abbott And Davis Officially Running For Governor

Abbott And Davis Officially Running For Governor

Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis and GOP Attorney General Greg Abbott formally register to run for highest office in Texas.

Oct 20, 2013

Texas Embarks On Next Round of Abortion Arguments

Texas Embarks On Next Round of Abortion Arguments

Next round in fight over abortion restrictions begins this week.

Oct 20, 2013

Sen. Cruz: Members of GOP Turned On Colleagues

Sen. Cruz: Members of GOP Turned On Colleagues

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Saturday that Republicans lost the government shutdown budget battle because some members of his own party in Congress turned on their colleagues -- but he also said he expects they won't...

Oct 5, 2013

Democrat Wendy Davis Campaigns In Heavily GOP Areas

Democrat Wendy Davis Campaigns In Heavily GOP Areas

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis hit the campaign trail in Waxahachie Saturday.

Oct 3, 2013

Sen. Wendy Davis Running for Texas Governor

Sen. Wendy Davis Running for Texas Governor

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis announced Thursday that she wants to be the next Governor of Texas.

Feb 12, 2014

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

When Wendy Davis walks into the coliseum where she received her high school diploma on Thursday to announce a bid to become Texas governor, she will also walk onto a national stage from which she'll call...

Sep 30, 2013

Big Week Ahead For Wendy Davis

Big Week Ahead For Wendy Davis

Fort Worth Democrat and political rising star Wendy Davis talks to conference days before announcement, possibly to run for Texas Governor.

Sep 28, 2013

Gov. Perry: Stop Obamacare But Not The Government

Gov. Perry: Stop Obamacare But Not The Government

Perry: federal health care law has failed but he doesn't want to shut down the government to stop it.

Sep 8, 2013

Texas Lawmakers Showered With Free Football Tickets

Texas Lawmakers Showered With Free Football Tickets

Lawmakers given free Cowboys and college football tickets.

Aug 3, 2013

Republican To Challenge Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Republican To Challenge Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Embattled Dallas DA Watkins draws 2014 Republican challenger.

Top Stories
Ebola Victim's Sister: Hospital Denied Request

Ebola Victim's Sister: Hospital Denied Request

The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment,...

Police: Pair Left Large Bag of Drugs at Day Care

Police: Pair Left Large Bag of Drugs at Day Care

Lufkin police say they arrested a man and a woman who left a large bag of marijuana in a day care trash can.

Dallas Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

Dallas Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

Dallas Police Department officials say they're investigating after an officer fired at a person they suspect of robbing a store least Wednesday morning.

Video Captures Fatal McKinney House Fire

Video Captures Fatal McKinney House Fire

Firefighters recovered the body of one person early Wednesday morning after battling a fire that damaged two homes in McKinney.

Authorities: 6 Men Found in Truck Fuel Tank

Authorities: 6 Men Found in Truck Fuel Tank

Federal authorities say they arrested a man who tried to smuggle six men into Texas from Mexico in a truck's auxiliary fuel tank Tuesday.

Pot Found Stashed in Car Bumper at TX-MX Border

Pot Found Stashed in Car Bumper at TX-MX Border

Federal authorities have arrested a West Texas man who they say tried to cross the U.S. border with nearly 150 pounds of marijuana hidden in his car bumper.