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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.

Apr 29, 2013

Early Voting Begins for May 11 Elections

Early Voting Begins for May 11 Elections

Early voting in person begins Monday for the May 11 elections. Citizens have until May 7 to vote early.

Mar 18, 2013

Texas Lawmakers May Cut Perry's Power

Texas Lawmakers May Cut Perry's Power

One state bill under consideration seeks to impose a two-term limit.

Jan 10, 2013

Perry to Address Conservative Policy Gathering

Perry to Address Conservative Policy Gathering

Gov. Rick Perry is delivering the keynote address at an annual policy orientation organized by a leading state conservative think tank.

Jan 3, 2013

Ted Cruz to be Sworn in as U.S. Senator from Texas

Ted Cruz to be Sworn in as U.S. Senator from Texas

Tea party favorite Ted Cruz will be sworn in Thursday as the first Hispanic to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate.

Dec 17, 2012

Perry to Speak at NRH Tea Party Meeting

Perry to Speak at NRH Tea Party Meeting

Gov. Rick Perry is to speak at a North Texas tea party event Monday, trying to shore up that base as he mulls another run for governor and possibly a second presidential run.

Top Stories
Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas

Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas

Parts of North Texas are under a Flash Flood Emergency Friday morning as overnight rain makes this the wettest May in Dallas-Fort Worth history.

Flash Flood Watch in North TX Until Noon Saturday

Flash Flood Watch in North TX Until Noon Saturday

More flooding will likely hamper search efforts for 14 people still missing in Texas.

Crews Search for Missing Girl at TX Beach

Crews Search for Missing Girl at TX Beach

Crews are searching for a 12-year-old girl who disappeared while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico in Galveston.

McKinney Restaurant Linked to Credit Card Theft

McKinney Restaurant Linked to Credit Card Theft

McKinney Police are investigating a string of credit & debit card account thefts linked to one local restaurant.

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted on federal charges Thursday for allegedly structuring the withdrawal of nearly one million dollars in cash from banks in a way to avoid reporting...

Texas Regulators Warn of Water Seeping Into Gas Tanks

Texas Regulators Warn of Water Seeping Into Gas Tanks

State regulators in Austin are warning Texas drivers about a potential problem caused by all this rain that could cost thousands of dollars in repairs.