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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
Randy Travis Appears at Event Year After Stroke

Randy Travis Appears at Event Year After Stroke

We've seen little of country music legend Randy Travis since a devastating stroke, but this week the North Texan was spotted at a charity banquet in Denison.

Texas Man Jumps Fence, Enters White House

Texas Man Jumps Fence, Enters White House

A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it into the presidential residence before officers managed to apprehend him, the U.S. Secret Service said.

Abbott, Davis Debate in the Rio Grande Valley

Abbott, Davis Debate in the Rio Grande Valley

Friday's debate between Abbott and Davis is the first gubernatorial debate on the border since 1998.

Missing Travis County Deputy's Body Found

Missing Travis County Deputy's Body Found

The Travis County sheriff says dive teams have recovered the body of a deputy whose patrol car was swept away by floodwaters as she checked roadways during heavy rains this week.

West Nile Detected Near Lewisville Retirement Community

West Nile Detected Near Lewisville Retirement Community

Multiple positive West Nile virus tests have been detected in the area behind the Renaissance Village Retirement Community in Lewisville.

Ex-Student Sues SMU Over 2012 Sexual Assault

Ex-Student Sues SMU Over 2012 Sexual Assault

A former Southern Methodist University student has filed suit against the university, alleging that it created "a hostile, dangerous environment" for him immediately after he reported that he had been...