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Experts: Political Personal Attack Ads Work

They’re the types of personal political battles that take over our airwaves.

03/05/2014

Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) speaks to her peers on January 21, 2009 at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison Opens Up About Partial Government Shutdown

Democrats and some Republicans in Congress blame Texas Senator Ted Cruz and his effort to defund Obamacare for the 16 day partial government shutdown.

10/17/2013

Decisions... decisions. What's next for James Richard “Rick” Perry? (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry’s Decision – What’s Next?

Gov. Rick Perry’s announcement that after nearly thirteen years in office, he won’t seek a fourth full term next year begs the question — what’s next?

07/08/2013

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of 1965 Voting Rights Act

The United States Supreme Court struck down a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act requiring certain states, including Texas, to have voting law changes “pre-cleared” by federal courts.

CBS 11–06/25/2013

The inside of Tarrant County's Sub-Courthouse in Arlington.

Tarrant County DA Will Not Resign Over Sexual Harassment Scandal

Tarrant County District Attorney Joe Shannon is accused by a former employee of repeatedly making unwanted sexual advances and turning his office an unworkable environment.

CBS 11–01/28/2013

Ted Cruz Sworn In

Cruz: Shutdown May Be Necessary

Just hours after he was sworn-in, Texas’ new Republican Senator Ted Cruz went on offense against president Obama and Democrats – who he says are reluctant to cut spending.

01/04/2013

Texas Attorney General Gregg Abbott. (CBSDFW.com)

Texas AG Says He May Consider Running For Governor

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott may be considering a campaign to land him in the governor’s seat in 2014.

04/16/2012

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What Could Be Next For Perry?

Governor Rick Perry’s campaign for president may be over, but how will he be remembered?

01/19/2012

Betsy Price

Busy 100 Days For Price As New Fort Worth Mayor

Just over 100 days ago, Betsy Price was sworn in as Mayor of Fort Worth. Since then, Price has had to oversee the shaping of spending policies in a new budget while filling the shoes of long-time mayor Mike Moncrief.

11/07/2011

HANOVER, NH - OCTOBER 11:  Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) speaks while U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) listens during a presidential debate hosted by Bloomberg and the Washington Post on October 11, 2011 at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. The event moderated by U.S. television talk show host Charlie Rose and featuring eight Republican candidates, presents the first debate of the 2012 political season focused solely on the economy.  (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

Area Republican Leaders Discuss Perry’s Debate Performance

Republicans are split on Gov. Rick Perry’s performance during Tuesday night’s presidential debate.

10/12/2011

Heather Morris with her son. Morris joined the Navy to escape the poor job market and give herself a better chance in the future, she said.

Military Mom Thankful For Work On Labor Day

Heather Morris is a loving mom. She had never been away from her son, Triston, for long periods of time until she made a drastic career move.

09/05/2011

Remaining Fort Worth mayoral candidates Jim Lane and Betsy Price, who will face each other in a runoff election. (Courtesy: Facebook)

Candidates Take Different Roles In Fort Worth Runoff

Dan Barrett, Cathy Hirt and Nicholas Zebrun are out of the running for Fort Worth mayor. But the race is not over as the two top vote earners head toward a June 18 runoff election.

05/16/2011

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