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Mayor Rawlings Files Lawsuit To Stop Pension WithdrawlsDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to stop the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system from allowing retirees to pull their deferred retirement funds from the ailing system.
GOP Leader Warns Against Trump Plan For TariffsHouse Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says imposing tariffs on companies that move their operations overseas could result in a trade war.
Key Issues Facing Texas Lawmakers In 2017Austin and Washington should be far more simpatico under President Trump than the White House's current occupant, but there's still room for potential policy clashes when the Texas Legislature heads back to work.
Standing Ovation For Obama At Kennedy Center HonorsThe longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. It went to the man attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation.
President-Elect Trump Chooses Dr. Ben Carson To Be Housing SecretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has chosen former campaign rival Dr. Ben Carson to be the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About Race In RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.

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