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Oct 3, 2012

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

The two candidates vying for Texas' open U.S. Senate seat are trading repeated and increasingly heated barbs during their first debate.

Sep 27, 2012

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Governor Rick Perry says he was misdiagnosed with the condition during the campaign.

Sep 24, 2012

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, a former chairman of the Dallas and state Republican Party has died

Sep 13, 2012

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Gov. Rick Perry is blaming the Obama administration for the death of a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in an attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

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."

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Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

A warrant of arrest and detention affidavit obtained Tuesday by The Dallas Morning News reveals grisly details about the murder of a 5-year-old girl.

Court Papers Reveal State's Case Against Eric Williams

Court Papers Reveal State's Case Against Eric Williams

Court papers reveal case against man accused of slaying three people in Kaufman County last year.

No Charges After Fetus Found in High School Bathroom

No Charges After Fetus Found in High School Bathroom

The investigation into a fetus found inside a girl's bathroom at a Dallas high school is over, police say.

Hospitals Treat 16 After Bus Crash

Hospitals Treat 16 After Bus Crash

Ellis County officials say 16 were taken to nearby hospitals when a school bus tipped onto its side in Waxahachie Tuesday morning.

1 Dead, 4 Injured in Head-On Collision

1 Dead, 4 Injured in Head-On Collision

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s office says they're investigating a head-on collision that left one person dead and four seriously injured Monday night.

Iowa Republicans Supportive of Perry

Iowa Republicans Supportive of Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was welcomed Tuesday in Iowa by Republicans who said he has not been tarnished by the recent felony indictment.