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2015/07/04 02:21
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AUSTIN (AP) — The grassroots advisory board Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick set up as a sounding board for his tea party constituency is dissolving after a legislative session that left the leadership of that...
2015/07/04 02:21
2015/07/04 02:21
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2015/07/03 19:48
2015/07/03 19:48
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There are a lot of Republicans running for president in 2016, and they have denounced a lot of things. The specific lists of disapproval vary from candidate to candidate; Mike Huckabee, for instance,...
2015/07/02 18:49
2015/07/02 18:49
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From David Watts Campaign: GILMER, TX - David Watts, conservative Republican, business consultant, and 2012 candidate for Texas Land Commissioner, has announced his candidacy for Texas House of...
2015/07/02 12:24
2015/07/02 12:24
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ Democratic presidential primary is set to shift to allocating delegates based solely on voting results, after national party leaders rejected the state’s traditional...
2015/07/01 17:22
2015/07/01 17:22
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Hey hey all! Hope your week is going well as we speed toward what I’m sure is going to be an awesome July 4 weekend. Before we get to news, I wanted to welcome our new staff writer and news reporter...
2015/06/30 15:46
2015/06/30 15:46
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Until I exhaled on Monday, I hadn’t realized that I had been holding my breath. Like so many people, I spent part of my weekend tearing up as I looked at post after post on social media of committed,...
2015/06/29 17:26
2015/06/29 17:26
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AUSTIN, TX (KLTV) - A Texas lawmaker is calling for a special session to address marriage licensing in the state. Rep. David Simpson, R-Longview, requested Monday that Gov. Greg Abbott call a special...
2015/06/26 23:08
2015/06/26 23:08
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Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling: "The Supreme Court has abandoned its role as an impartial judicial arbiter and has...
2015/06/25 00:08
2015/06/25 00:08
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AUSTIN — State. Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, is running for his fourth term in the Texas Senate. The U.S. Marine veteran was the president pro tem of the Senate, and he highlighted numerous...
2015/06/24 04:22
2015/06/24 04:22
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DALLAS — The University of Texas will establish a committee to determine the fate of the controversial Jefferson Davis statue, though a descendant of the president of the Confederacy says it’s...
2015/06/24 00:42
2015/06/24 00:42
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Legislators Respond to the Call for a Right-Sized Criminal Justice System That Improves Reentry Outcomes and Does Not Overcriminalize Children AUSTIN, TX—The Texas Smart-On-Crime Coalition – whose...
2015/06/23 23:03
2015/06/23 23:03
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AUSTIN - Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law Senate Bill 481, a measure that could significantly reduce surprise medical billing in Texas. Senate Bill 481, sponsored by Senator Kelly...
2015/06/23 09:46
2015/06/23 09:46
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Republican officeholders near and far said Monday that they were returning or passing along to charity donations from a Longview resident who leads a white supremacist group cited as an inspiration by...
2015/06/23 00:45
2015/06/23 00:45
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Tens of thousands of disabled kids in Texas will soon have the benefit of unprecedented protection in their public schools. That's because Governor Greg Abbott has signed a law mandating surveillance...
2015/06/22 19:43
2015/06/22 19:43
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... am just overwhelmed by the support pouring into our campaign,” said Hughes. “In less than one week, we have racked up more than 100 endorsements from conservative leaders both in the district and...
2015/06/21 12:43
2015/06/21 12:43
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That's the question many Texas Republicans ask when they look at the state’s congressional map. Hall's loss in May 2014 after 17 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives was an emotional blow to...
2015/06/21 09:46
2015/06/21 09:46
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A few Republicans in the Texas Senate managed during the just-finished legislative session to strike a blow for "personal liberty" by killing a bill that would have made it against the law to text...
2015/06/20 09:47
2015/06/20 09:47
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UPSHUR COUNTY — A freshman tea party congressman touted a fast-start conservative record to Upshur County Republicans on Friday, while a veteran state lawmaker brought a dour overview of the recently...
2015/06/20 05:16
2015/06/20 05:16
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Fundamental to our democracy is the idea of fair and equal representation. Unfortunately, a group named the Project for Fair Representation is distorting that idea in a lawsuit named Evenwel vs...
2015/06/18 21:53
2015/06/18 21:53
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Greg Abbott has tapped Houston Republican Donna Bahorich as the new chairwoman of the Texas Board of Education. Bahorich took office in 2013 and is a less-outspoken then...
2015/07/04 02:21
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