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Wednesday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Monday, 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.

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Women Descend on Washington in Show of Force

Women Descend on Washington in Show of Force

A day after self-described anarchists created chaos, thousands of women are descending upon Washington for what is expected to be a more orderly show of force on the first full day of Donald Trump's...

Dallas Women's March Part of National Voice

Dallas Women's March Part of National Voice

The Dallas Women's March on Saturday is planned in solidarity with national efforts.

Five Arrests Reported in Dallas Anti-Trump Protests

Five Arrests Reported in Dallas Anti-Trump Protests

Dallas police reported five arrests Friday as protesters marched hours after the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

Designer Gives High Marks to First Lady Melania Trump

Designer Gives High Marks to First Lady Melania Trump

Dallas fashion designer Michael Faircloth designed countless dresses for former first lady Laura Bush. Faircloth says the new first lady, Melania Trump, knows fashion and got it right.

Inaugural Words: America, Country, People, Carnage

Inaugural Words: America, Country, People, Carnage

America. Country. People. These were the most commonly used words by President Donald Trump in his inaugural address on Friday.

Argyle ISD Employees at Risk for ID Theft After Data Breach

Argyle ISD Employees at Risk for ID Theft After Data Breach

Hundreds of employees in the Argyle ISD are at risk of having their identities stolen. This, after a scammer sent an email posing as the schools' superintendent and asking for personal information.