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Questions arise over Gov. Rick Perry's spending

Questions arise over Gov. Rick Perry's spendingThere are new questions about how Gov. Rick Perry spent hundreds of millions of taxpayer's dollars after giving it to companies through the Texas Enterprise Fund.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Investigation breaks down TV ads in Texas 2014 elections

Investigation breaks down TV ads in Texas 2014 electionsWho's spending what on TV advertising in Texas? And what do the ads themselves show about campaigns?
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

TRUTH TEST: First Texas governor debate claims

TRUTH TEST: First Texas governor debate claimsAdding context to claims made during the first televised debate between candidates for Texas governor.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Perry prosecutor hires Austin lawyer to join team

Perry prosecutor hires Austin lawyer to join teamThe special prosecutor handling the case against Gov. Rick Perry has hired an Austin lawyer to work with him on the case.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Local

Austin mayoral race 2014: Todd Phelps

Austin mayoral race 2014: Todd PhelpsIn exactly 43 days, Austin voters will decide who will become the next mayor.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Gov. Rick Perry speaks at Texas Tribune Fest

Gov. Rick Perry speaks at Texas Tribune FestGov. Rick Perry was the final keynote speaker at the Texas Tribune Festival on Sunday. The event wrapped up with Tribune Editor in Chief Evan Smith having a one-on-one discussion with Perry.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Perry: Texas adequately funded schools on my watch

Perry: Texas adequately funded schools on my watchRepublican Gov. Rick Perry says Texas adequately funded public schools on his watch and still believes in offering in-state tuition rates to students who are living in the country without legal permission.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Obama aide predicts: U.S. will have allies in Syria

Obama aide predicts: U.S. will have allies in SyriaPresident Obama's ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday the United States will have allies when and if it decides to conduct airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Few fireworks in first Texas governor's debate

Few fireworks in first Texas governor's debateDemocrat Wendy Davis went after Republican Greg Abbott over defending deep classroom spending cuts and his record on women in the first governor's debate in Texas in nearly a decade.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Abbott, Davis face off in first TV debate tonight

Abbott, Davis face off in first TV debate tonightPreviewing the first televised debate in the race for Texas governor.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

GOP's Abbott, Democrats' Davis face off in debate

GOP's Abbott, Democrats' Davis face off in debateFor the first time since 1998, the Republican and Democratic nominees for Texas governor will debate their positions in a South Texas setting.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Who's ahead in Texas 2014 races? Depends who you ask

Who's ahead in Texas 2014 races? Depends who you askDifferent polls show wide variations in support for Texas candidates running in 2014.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Rick Perry: How did we get here?

Rick Perry: How did we get here?KVUE takes an in-depth look on how Gov. Rick Perry got from the governor's mansion to the Travis County courthouse.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Obama's ISIL strategy to dominate Sunday talk shows

Obama's ISIL strategy to dominate Sunday talk showsPresident Obama's strategy to combat the Islamic State will take center stage during Sunday's talk show circuit.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Texas lawmaker: Vote on ISIL plan expected next week

Texas lawmaker: Vote on ISIL plan expected next weekWith a vote expected next week on part of the president's plan to defeat ISIL, Texas lawmakers voice concerns.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007President Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Obama visits birthplace of 'The Star-Spangled Banner'

Obama visits birthplace of 'The Star-Spangled Banner'It never hurts for a president to associate himself with "The Star-Spangled Banner."
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Biden headed to Austin on Friday

Biden headed to Austin on FridayVice President Joe Biden will be in Austin on Friday. The White House Press Office announced Friday that he will attend a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at Brazos Hall on Fourth Street.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

ANALYSIS: The policy of president's ISIL plan

ANALYSIS: The policy of president's ISIL planRealities on the ground allow president few realistic options for addressing ISIS/ISIL.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Abbott campaign manager files ethics complaint regarding Sen. Davis' book promotion

Abbott campaign manager files ethics complaint regarding Sen. Davis' book promotionTexans for Greg Abbott Campaign Manager Wayne Hamilton filed a complaint with the Texas Ethics Commission charging that state Sen. Wendy Davis violated Texas election law.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Texas lawmakers react to Obama's plan for ISIS threat

Texas lawmakers react to Obama's plan for ISIS threatAfter President Barack Obama announced his plan to combat ISIS/ISIL on Wednesday night, Texas lawmakers voiced their opinions on the announcement.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Airstrikes expected as part of president's ISIS/ISIL plan

Airstrikes expected as part of president's ISIS/ISIL planAs the president prepares to outline his plan to deal with Islamic State militants, his options are limited.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Abbott emphasizes women in health plan for Texas

Abbott emphasizes women in health plan for TexasRepublican Greg Abbott is emphasizing women in his new health agenda for Texas, which comes after Democrat Wendy Davis has lately made abortion and sexual assault issues in the governor's race.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

ISIS: Americans support airstrikes, oppose boots on ground

ISIS: Americans support airstrikes, oppose boots on groundMore KVUE analysis of domestic opinion, expected foreign policy responses to ISIS problem.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Obama hits a new low for leadership, with criticism on ISIS & immigration alike

Obama hits a new low for leadership, with criticism on ISIS & immigration alikeBarack Obama's rating for strong leadership has dropped to a new low in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, hammered by criticism of his work on international crises and a stalled domestic agenda alike.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Abbott requests ethics opinion regarding Davis book

Abbott requests ethics opinion regarding Davis bookThe Davis campaign denounces Abbott's suggestion of ethics violation as a "frivolous stunt."
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Perry files first motion to quash, dismiss indictment

Perry files first motion to quash, dismiss indictmentGov. Rick Perry's legal team filed a new motion asking for the case against him to be dismissed.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago