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Sep 7, 2012

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

An appeals court has stayed an injunction that had blocked enforcement of parts of Texas' new voter registration laws.

Sep 4, 2012

DNC Keynote Castro Follows Mother's Tough Path

DNC Keynote Castro Follows Mother's Tough Path

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is a rising star in the Democrats' firmament with a collection of mostly favorable media profiles, a landslide re-election last year and speculation about whether he'll...

Aug 30, 2012

Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Law

Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Law

A federal court has ruled against a Texas law that would require voters to present photo IDs to election officials before being allowed to cast ballots in November.

Aug 22, 2012

Romney Raises Money in Midland

Romney Raises Money in Midland

Republican Mitt Romney has used stops in West Texas to raise money for his GOP presidential campaign.

Aug 21, 2012

Romney Seeks Campaign Funds in Texas

Romney Seeks Campaign Funds in Texas

Mitt Romney plans to spend the day in West Texas, passing the hat among his supporters as he garners funds for his Republican presidential campaign.

Aug 20, 2012

Immigration Policy Doesn't Alter State Law: Perry

Immigration Policy Doesn't Alter State Law: Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has written to state agencies calling a new Obama administration immigration policy "a slap in the face to the rule of law."

Aug 12, 2012

Governor Perry Approves of Romney's VP

Governor Perry Approves of Romney's VP

Texas Governor Rick Perry attended the Iowa State Fair on Mitch Romney's behalf.

Aug 8, 2012

Ted Cruz to Address GOP Convention

Ted Cruz to Address GOP Convention

Texas U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz will be among the "headliners" addressing the Republican National Convention in Tampa.

Aug 2, 2012

Texans Voted Cruz Despite Outside Support

Texans Voted Cruz Despite Outside Support

U.S. Senate hopeful and Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst had many of his state's brightest political stars in his corner.

Jul 31, 2012

Dewhurst Vows to 'Never Stop Fighting'

Dewhurst Vows to 'Never Stop Fighting'

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says he's called opponent Ted Cruz to concede the GOP primary race for U.S. Senate.

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Dallas County Sheriff Collision Caught on Camera

Dallas County Sheriff Collision Caught on Camera

The accident happened in May. According to sheriff’s training academy records, the driver faulted in the crash report for causing the accident was a recent sheriff's academy graduate who had been on the...

Josh Brent Released from Rehab, Free to Play Football

Josh Brent Released from Rehab, Free to Play Football

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was released from his residential substance abuse treatment program Tuesday and is now free to pursue his football career again, sources said.

Symptoms Improving for North Texas Doctor with Ebola

Symptoms Improving for North Texas Doctor with Ebola

Volunteers with Samaritan's Purse say Dr. Kent Brantly is doing a little better Wednesday. He's still in serious condition in isolation after contracting the Ebola virus.

Dallas Firefighter's Widow Seeks Answers on His Death

Dallas Firefighter's Widow Seeks Answers on His Death

The widow of a veteran Dallas firefighter killed in a six-alarm fire more than a year ago has retained a lawyer to help get answers from the city about how he died.

Ventura: Mixed Emotions About "American Sniper" Defamation Suit

Ventura: Mixed Emotions About "American Sniper" Defamation Suit

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he has mixed emotions about winning his defamation lawsuit in U.S. District Court.

McDonald's Ordered to Pay $27M in Deaths of Teens

McDonald's Ordered to Pay $27M in Deaths of Teens

A Central Texas jury on Wednesday ordered McDonald's to pay $27 million in actual damages to the families of two teenagers killed in a car accident while en route to a hospital after a fight outside...