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Perry: Top Official Resigning Over No-Bid Contract

The widening fallout over $110 million in no-bid state contracts awarded to an Austin tech company forced the resignation of a second top state official Friday, this time at the request of Republican Gov. Rick Perry.

12/19/2014

While George Bush was serving as the governor of Texas, brother Jeb Bush was serving as the governor of Florida.

Jeb Bush To ‘Actively Explore’ Run For President

It’s an announcement that is certain to reverberate throughout Republican politics.

12/16/2014

Central Americans Undertake Grueling Journey Through Mexico To U.S.

Hardliners Push Opposing Obama Immigration Actions

In a defiant challenge to GOP leaders, immigration hardliners in Congress announced Wednesday they will oppose upcoming legislation to keep the government open.

12/03/2014

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Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration Elicits Praise And Anger

Maria Robles is overcome by emotion. On one hand, she’s disappointed, saying President Obama’s executive action on immigration doesn’t go far enough.

11/21/2014

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Prosecutor: Jury Should Hear Perry Felony Case

The special prosecutor leading the felony abuse of power case against Gov. Rick Perry says the charges deserve to be heard by a Texas jury, not quashed on constitutional grounds.

11/07/2014

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Watkins Concedes In District Attorney’s Race

It took until the early morning hours on Wednesday, but Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins conceded defeat to his Republican challenger Susan Hawk.

11/04/2014

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DA Craig Watkins Fights To Keep Office

District Attorney Craig Watkins re-election bid could hinge on turnout from his Southern Dallas voter base.

11/04/2014

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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