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ANALYSIS: Will torture report ultimately harm or help?

ANALYSIS: Will torture report ultimately harm or help?Analysis and reactions to newly-released report detailing harsh CIA interrogations following 9/11 attacks.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Texas

Abbott: Education top priority on legislative agenda

Abbott: Education top priority on legislative agendaGovernor-elect announces office staff, legislative agenda in advance of 2015 session.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Abbott announces priorities for session, staff appointments

Abbott announces priorities for session, staff appointmentsGov.-elect Greg Abbott is set to reveal his priority issues for the 2015 Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Texas

Abbott, other governors meet with Obama

Abbott, other governors meet with ObamaJust days after the governor-elect announced his intent to sue President Barack Obama over the administration's recently announced executive actions on immigration, Greg Abbott met with Obama and six other governors to discuss ways they can work together on the...
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Kolkhorst wins Texas Senate race to replace Hegar

Kolkhorst wins Texas Senate race to replace HegarVeteran state Rep. Lois Kolkhorst has won a Texas Senate special election to replace Comptroller-elect Glen Hegar.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Multistate coalition sues over immigration order

Multistate coalition sues over immigration orderTexas is joined by 16 states, mostly in the South and Midwest, in suing over the Obama administration's recently announced executive actions on immigration.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Mayoral Race

KVUE's mayoral debate highlights, video

KVUE's mayoral debate highlights, videoMike Martinez and Steve Adler will go head-to-head in an hour-long debate on KVUE at 11 a.m. on Dec. 3.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Food-related bills give Texas lawmakers plenty to chew on

Food-related bills give Texas lawmakers plenty to chew onTexas lawmakers will consider a cornucopia of food-related items when they meet in January.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Texas Capitol prepares for renewed battle over marriage

Texas Capitol prepares for renewed battle over marriageMarriage, religious freedom issues to take the stage when Texas Legislature returns.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Austin Council tackles 182-item agenda

Austin Council tackles 182-item agendaIn its second-to-last meeting of the year, the Austin City Council tackled an 182-item agenda.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

AP: Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

AP: Hagel resigning as Defense secretaryAdministration sources say that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning from President Barack Obama's Cabinet.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Abbott promises lawsuit over immigration action

Abbott promises lawsuit over immigration actionGov.-elect Greg Abbott is again vowing to sue the Obama administration for lifting the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Texas

Ex-state senator, UT vice chancellor Farabee dies

Ex-state senator, UT vice chancellor Farabee diesRay Farabee, a longtime conservative Democratic state senator and former vice chancellor of the University of Texas system, has died at age 81.
  • Texas
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Texas lawmakers, activists begin dissecting Obama order

Texas lawmakers, activists begin dissecting Obama orderTexas lawmakers, activists offer widely differing takes on president's executive order on immigration.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Amid political drama, DREAMers still living in limbo

Amid political drama, DREAMers still living in limboDespite partisan warfare over the president's immigration action, DREAMers remain hopeful for long-term changes.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Perry to campaign with GOP candidate Bill Cassidy

Perry to campaign with GOP candidate Bill CassidyAdd Texas Gov. Rick Perry's name to the list of possible Republican presidential candidates flooding the campaign trail for GOP Senate candidate Bill Cassidy.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Texas

Van de Putte announces San Antonio mayoral run

Van de Putte announces San Antonio mayoral runTexas Senator Leticia Van de Putte has announced that she has decided to run for San Antonio Mayor in the upcoming election.
  • Texas
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Mayoral Race

Race for Austin mayor 2014: KVUE exclusive with Mike Martinez

Race for Austin mayor 2014: KVUE exclusive with Mike MartinezCouncil member Mike Martinez joined KVUE for an exclusive interview on Sunday night.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Travis County judge to endorse in City runoffs

Travis County judge to endorse in City runoffsTravis County judge elect Sarah Eckhardt will endorse City Council candidates in Districts 4, 6, 8, and 10.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Perry promoted adviser with 3 alcohol offenses

Perry promoted adviser with 3 alcohol offensesGov. Rick Perry has pushed to remove the Travis County district attorney from office after she was arrested for drunken driving, but he's promoted a top adviser on his staff with three intoxication offenses on his record.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Cruz waiting for president's move in immigration order showdown

Cruz waiting for president's move in immigration order showdownTexas Senators warn president against acting alone on immigration.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

No ruling yet on Perry defense motions

No ruling yet on Perry defense motionsIt looks like it will be another day or two before we find out if a judge will throw out two felony indictments against Gov. Rick Perry for abuse of power and coercion.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Perry insists he's "months away" on 2016 decision

Perry insists he's "months away" on 2016 decisionGov. Perry made a two-day trip to New Hampshire less than a week after the midterm election.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Open carry, minimum wage among first bills of 2015 session

Open carry, minimum wage among first bills of 2015 sessionLawmakers begin filing first bills of the upcoming session at the Texas Capitol on Monday.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Austin Latino leaders announce endorsement in mayoral election

Austin Latino leaders announce endorsement in mayoral electionSeveral leaders in Austin's Latino community gathered Monday to endorse a mayoral candidate.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Drug tests, texting bans on 1st day of bill filing

Drug tests, texting bans on 1st day of bill filingDrug testing for welfare recipients and another crack at a statewide texting-while-driving ban are among bills lawmakers are filing ahead of the first legislative session under Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Perry meets NH voters in 2-day post-midterm tour

Perry meets NH voters in 2-day post-midterm tourTexas Gov. Rick Perry isn't being shy about his presidential ambitions in his first post-midterm trip to New Hampshire, saying he is preparing for a run, but will make a decision in May or June.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago