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Charleston Church Shooting Suspect In Custody

Attorney General Lynch: ‘I can confirm that there is a suspect in custody’ in church shooting.

06/18/2015

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Cruz Criticizes Lynch, Skips AG Confirmation Vote

Vocal Loretta Lynch opponent Ted Cruz was the only senator to miss her confirmation vote.

04/23/2015

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Prosecutor Says He’ll Bring In Texas Rangers On Paxton Case

Prosecutors say a criminal complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton over an admitted securities violation will be examined by the Texas Rangers.

04/09/2015

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Senate Panel Recommends Moving Texas Public Integrity Unit

A Texas Senate committee has recommended moving state public corruption prosecutors out of the office of an Austin-based district attorney.

03/16/2015

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Official Says Eric Holder Resigning As US Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.

09/25/2014

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Paxton Wins GOP Runoff For Texas Attorney General

Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch. Paxton is now the favorite to replace Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor.

05/27/2014

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Abbott: Pay Teachers Bonuses For High Exam Scores

Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams.

04/23/2014

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New Federal Government Policy Impacts Gay Couples

Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement that the federal government is expanding its recognition of same sex couples received applause and cheers in some circles.

02/10/2014

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Texas AG Asks Court To Rethink Cyberstalking Law

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked the state’s top criminal appeals court to rethink striking down a state law that banned sexually explicit online chatting between adults and minors.

02/05/2014

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AG Abbott: $300M Border Security Plan If Elected Governor

Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he wants to double state spending on border security and deploy an extra 500 troopers along the Texas-Mexico border if elected governor in November.

02/04/2014

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Texas Governor Candidate Wendy Davis Announces Education Plan

State Sen. Wendy Davis announced several education proposals Thursday at a round table discussion at the University of Texas at Arlington.

01/09/2014

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Planned Parenthood Wants Supreme Court To Block New Texas Abortion Laws

Planned Parenthood asked the Supreme Court Monday to place Texas’ new abortion restrictions on hold.

11/04/2013

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