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Perry lawyer: Governor will appear in court Oct. 31

Perry lawyer: Governor will appear in court Oct. 31Perry lawyer: Governor will appear in court Oct. 31
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Texas voter ID law blocked by federal judge

Texas voter ID law blocked by federal judgeTexas voter ID law blocked by federal judge
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Governor's Race

Texas lieutenant governor debate a study in contrasts

Texas lieutenant governor debate a study in contrastsRepublican and Democratic nominees for Texas lieutenant governor draw distinctions in first and only televised debate.
  • Governor's Race
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Governor's Race

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.
  • Governor's Race
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Governor's Race

First lady records radio ad for Wendy Davis

First lady records radio ad for Wendy DavisFirst lady Michelle Obama has recorded a radio ad for Texas Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis.
  • Governor's Race
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Governor's Race

Davis reports having $5.7M left in campaign cash

Davis reports having $5.7M left in campaign cashDavis reports having $5.7M left in campaign cash
  • Governor's Race
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Texas

Perry announces infectious disease task force

Perry announces infectious disease task forceAt a press conference Monday, Gov. Rick Perry announced the creation of the Texas Task Force on Infection Disease Preparedness and Response, a group aimed to prepare for pandemic disease such as the Ebola virus in Texas.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

McCaul border security blueprint emphasizes technology

McCaul border security blueprint emphasizes technologyChairman of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee rolls out "Blueprint for Southern Border Security."
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Mayoral Race

Austin mayoral race 2014: David Orshalick

Austin mayoral race 2014: David OrshalickOn Nov. 4, Austin voters will decide who will become the next mayor.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Mayoral Race

Austin mayoral race 2014: Mike Martinez

Austin mayoral race 2014: Mike MartinezOn Nov. 4, Austin voters will decide who will become the next mayor.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Oldest congressman injured in car accident

Oldest congressman injured in car accidentU.S. Rep. Ralph Hall, who at age 91 is the oldest serving member of Congress, was hospitalized Saturday after being injured in a car accident.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Perry attorneys file second motion to dismiss indictment

Perry attorneys file second motion to dismiss indictmentGov. Rick Perry's lawyers have filed a second writ of habeas corpus to dismiss the charges against the governor, according to documents released Friday.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

POLL: Majority of Texans say Perry indictment about politics

POLL: Majority of Texans say Perry indictment about politicsThe first survey concerning Gov. Rick Perry's indictment suggests Texas voters skeptical and reserving judgment.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

More sparks in final debate between Abbott, Davis

More sparks in final debate between Abbott, DavisEbola, ethics and education are among the issues that dominated the final debate between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

POLL: Abortion, migrants not cut & dry issues in Texas

POLL: Abortion, migrants not cut & dry issues in TexasTexas Lyceum Poll numbers show immigration, border security top issues, but views often nuanced.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

WATCH: Lt. gov. debate between Patrick and Van de Putte

WATCH: Lt. gov. debate between Patrick and Van de PutteLieutenant governor candidates Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte faced off in their only televised debate on Monday night.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Mayoral Race

Austin mayoral race 2014: Sheryl Cole

Austin mayoral race 2014: Sheryl ColeOn Nov. 4, Austin voters will decide who will become the next mayor.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Mayoral Race

Austin mayoral race 2014: Randall Stephens

Austin mayoral race 2014: Randall StephensOver the next several Sundays we are sitting down with all of the candidates for mayor in Austin, so you can get to know them better before voting Nov. 4.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Patrick, Van de Putte to face off in debate

Patrick, Van de Putte to face off in debateLieutenant governor candidates Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte will face off in their only televised debate on Monday night.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Obama: U.S. underestimated Islamic State

Obama: U.S. underestimated Islamic StatePresident Obama told 60 Minutes that the United States underestimated the strength of the Islamic State before it took over large parts of Syria and Iraq, and overestimated the Iraqi army's ability to fight the militants.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Ex-congressman James Traficant dies at 73

Ex-congressman James Traficant dies at 73James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Perry burnishing foreign policy cred amid legal fight

Perry burnishing foreign policy cred amid legal fightExcused from his next court hearing, Gov. Perry will deliver remarks on foreign policy next month in London.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Texas

Perry not required at upcoming hearing, judge says

Perry not required at upcoming hearing, judge saysA state district judge ruled Friday that Gov. Rick Perry is not required to attend an upcoming hearing in the criminal case against him.
  • Texas
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Texas

Judge excuses indicted Perry from next court date

Judge excuses indicted Perry from next court dateA judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican's request to skip all other pretrial hearings.
  • Texas
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Texas

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
  • 3 weeks, 2 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago