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Republican Dallas County District Attorney candidate Susan Hawk. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Republican Hopes To Unseat Veteran Democrat Dallas County DA

Susan Hawk hopes to make headlines Tuesday night and unseat two term District Attorney Craig Watkins. Even though Watkins is a Democrat, and she’s a Republican, Hawk insists this race isn’t about party affiliation.

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Controversial Remarks Surface In Dallas County Judge’s Race

The Dallas County Judge race between Democratic incumbent Clay Jenkins and his Republican challenger Ron Natinsky hasn’t received much publicity at all… until now.

10/29/2014

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Former President Carter: U.S. “Slow” In Preparing For Ebola

Just hours after an Ebola patient died in Dallas, and as word spread that another person may have come down with the dreaded disease, former President Jimmy Carter said this country was late in preparing for an Ebola outbreak.

CBS 11–10/08/2014

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Congressmen Urge Tighter Screenings Of International Passengers

While enjoying a day at the park with her grandchildren, Donna Rodriguez was startled to hear the latest about Ebola patient Thomas Duncan.

10/02/2014

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More Sparks In Final Debate Between Abbott, Davis

Ebola, ethics and education are among the issues that dominated the final debate between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis.

09/30/2014

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Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Setting Fundraising Records

Attorney General and Republican Greg Abbott has a massive amount of cash on hand, a little more than four months before the election for Texas governor.

07/15/2014

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Some Question Judge’s Authority On Immigrant Children

Even as the White House prepares to take in potentially hundreds of children illegally crossing the border with Mexico on their own, some in Dallas County are questioning the authority to house them here.

07/07/2014

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RNC May Announce Host City For Convention Monday

The Republican National Committee may announce whether Dallas will host the party’s 2016 Convention as early as tomorrow.

07/06/2014

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Texas Democrats Pledge ‘Openness’ But Face Divides

Thousands of delegates at the Texas Democratic Convention have promised to produce a party platform far more-inclusive than the state GOP.

06/27/2014

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Receptions & Fun In Dallas Before State Democratic Convention

Texas Democrats are pouring into Dallas in anticipation of this weekend’s state party convention. The quiet of the halls of Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Thursday belies the noise that will soon be generated.

CBS 11–06/26/2014

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Ted Cruz Rallies Republicans To Their Feet At State Convention

Thousands of cheering Republicans at the state GOP convention in Fort Worth consider U.S. Senator Ted Cruz a political rock star.

06/06/2014

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Wendy Davis Welcomes GOP Convention To Fort Worth

As Republicans gather in the Fort Worth Convention Center for the Texas GOP convention, Democratic candidate for governor, Wendy Davis has a message for them: Welcome — and you’re welcome!

06/05/2014

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