The swirling force of Texas politics

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.

Jul 31, 2012

Patterson Says He'll Run for Lt. Gov. in 2014

Patterson Says He'll Run for Lt. Gov. in 2014

Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson says he'll run for lieutenant governor in 2014.

Aug 1, 2012

Veasey Defeats Garcia for Democratic Nod

Veasey Defeats Garcia for Democratic Nod

State Rep. Marc Veasey has defeated Dallas activist Domingo Garcia for the Democratic nomination for the 33rd Congressional District.

Jul 31, 2012

Devine Beats Medina in GOP Race for Supreme Court

Devine Beats Medina in GOP Race for Supreme Court

John Devine has defeated Texas Supreme Court Justice David Medina for the Republican nomination for a spot on the court.

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West Mayor Moved to Tears by Emotional Song

West Mayor Moved to Tears by Emotional Song

During a live on-air performance, West Mayor Tommy Muska became emotional after hearing the song "Still Around West" performed live for the first time.

West Recovering a Year After Deadly Blast

West Recovering a Year After Deadly Blast

Residents of West, Texas, which is recovering from a deadly blast that claimed 15 lives last year, but has a long way to go, will mark the one-year anniversary Thursday with a moment of silence at 7:51

Early-Morning Fire Ravages Home in Dallas

Early-Morning Fire Ravages Home in Dallas

Dallas firefighters brought down a house fire on the 2800 block of Carpenter Avenue Thursday morning.

Father Found Not Guilty After Improvised Security Drill

Father Found Not Guilty After Improvised Security Drill

The Celina father who allegedly threatened workers at his child's elementary school as part of an improvised test of school security has been found not guilty.

Report: OU LB, Skyline Grad Accused of Sexual Assault

Report: OU LB, Skyline Grad Accused of Sexual Assault

Oklahoma starting linebacker Frank Shannon is accused of sexually assaulting a female student in his off-campus apartment, according to a report by The Oklahoman.

New Program May Reduce Wait Time at TX Border

New Program May Reduce Wait Time at TX Border

South Texas border officials are relying on a new program to reduce the amount of time travelers must wait before entering the U.S.