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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.

Top Stories
Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

A 13-count indictment released Friday says longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price took $950,000 in bribes in the form of cash, cars and property and that he and his associates committed mail...

Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show on Fort Worth Mortuary

Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show on Fort Worth Mortuary

The Lifetime TV network has dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found and the co-owners face criminal charges.

Kidd Kraddick's Co-Hosts a Year After His Death

Kidd Kraddick's Co-Hosts a Year After His Death

One year after Kidd Kraddick’s death, his radio co-hosts sat down with NBC 5’s Meredith Land and The Dallas Morning News’ Alan Peppard to talk about life without Kidd and the show’s success without...

Exoneration Hearing Set for Convicted Rapist

Exoneration Hearing Set for Convicted Rapist

A North Texas district attorney says he will seek the exoneration of a 57-year-old Dallas man who served 12 years in prison in a rape case involving a 16-year-old girl.

2 Children Killed After Carjackers Run Down Crowd at Fruit Stand

2 Children Killed After Carjackers Run Down Crowd at Fruit Stand

Two children are dead and three other people are in critical condition after carjackers ran down a group of people in North Philadelphia, police say.

Collin Co. Official Takes Stand on Immigration

Collin Co. Official Takes Stand on Immigration

A Collin County Commissioner proposes blocking the undocumented immigrant kids Dallas County Commissioners have agreed to welcome.