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Rangers Release List Of Manager Candidates

Interim manager Tim Bogar is among six more candidates the Rangers plan to interview beginning next week in their search for Ron Washington’s full-time replacement.


U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) pauses as he speaks during a news conference June 11, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Cantor announced that he will step down from his leadership position at the end of July after he had lost his Virginia primary to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

After Cantor’s Loss, 2 Texans Eyeing New House Leadership Roles

Texas Republicans Pete Sessions and Jeb Hensarling both have their eye on the soon-to-be open House Majority Leader position. Eric Cantor announced Wednesday that he will resign his leadership post at the end of next month.

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Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Political Race

The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year’s election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor’s race.


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Early Stumbles In GOP Races For Post-Perry Texas

For Republicans eager to lead Texas after Governor Rick Perry finally steps aside in 2014, there’s one easy way to describe their campaign blunders so far: Oops.


A hat sporting a stuffed donkey is worn by a convention delegate on the opening night of the 2004 Democratic National Convention. (Photo by HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Democrats Struggling To Get Noticed In Texas

Out of range of the circular firing squad dominating the Republican primary, Democrats are staging their own, much cheaper, much quieter tussle for their party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate.


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Voters Keep Eye On 33rd Congressional District Race

A political race that’s catching a lot of attention in North Texas is the new 33rd Congressional District. The winner will represent parts of Dallas, Arlington, and Fort Worth.


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Politician Vs. Pastor In 30th Congressional District

It’s the politician versus the pastor for a congressional district that dominates southern Dallas. More than half a million people live in Texas’ 30th congressional district.


Congressional Issues Made Easy

The new Project Vote Smart website allows you to compare congressional candidates based on several issues.


Political Leanings of Reporters Revealed by Donations

In the ongoing debate about “media bias,” the Center for Responsive Politics decided to look into which reporters are giving money to which political candidates.