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Sen. Wendy Davis as she filibusters against SB5 on senate floor. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Filibuster Star Davis Mum On Cruz Marathon Speech

State Sen. Wendy Davis has nothing to say about Ted Cruz’s vow to talk until he drops on the U.S. Senate floor.

CBSDFW.COM–09/24/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05: Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) talks with guests at the head table before speaking at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. Davis, who entered the national spotlight after holding a filibuster on a Texas abortion bill, spoke on the political climate in Texas and Washington during her remarks. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Wendy Davis Begins The Long Hello

Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis has announced that she will make clear her future plans on Oct. 3.

09/22/2013

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz To Renounce Canadian Citizenship

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he will renounce his Canadian citizenship.

08/19/2013

A voter places a sticker indicating that he has cast his ballot. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Redistricting Case Could Delay Texas Primaries

Politicians across the state are announcing their candidacies and hiring campaign workers, but the ongoing battle over redistricting could again delay the March primaries and make life difficult for incumbents.

08/11/2013

Former Texas Justice, Congressman Hightower Dies

Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Jack Hightower, a Democrat who also served a decade in Congress under three different presidents, has died. He was 86.

08/03/2013

An woman holds a SIG Sauer SP 2022 9mm pistol. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Guns On Campus Bill Scheduled For Texas House Vote

The Texas House has scheduled a vote this week on a bill allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry their guns into college classrooms.

04/29/2013

A man shows a handful of the U.S. pennies. (credit: Getty Images/Jim Watson/AFP)

More Questions Than Answers On Sequester’s Local Impact

CBS 11 tried gauging the impact of the sequester on North Texas if it hits after the Friday deadline. But the bottom line is, most people don’t seem to know what it will be.

02/25/2013

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Campaign Volunteers Make Last Minute Push Before Election Day

Campaign volunteers were busy Monday night making phone calls and putting out yard signs.

CBS 11–11/05/2012

GOP candidate for senate Ted Cruz accepting the 2012 republican nomination on July 31, 2012. (Courtesy: Ted Cruz for Senate)

Sadler Says Debate Will Expose Cruz’s Extremism

Is Texas’ U.S. Senate race even really a race? Or is it a foregone conclusion for Republican Ted Cruz?

10/01/2012

Texas Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Paul Sadler. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

State Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Skips DNC

One high profile Texas Democrat is skipping the Democratic National Convention to campaign for votes at home in the race for a U.S. Senate seat.

CBS 11–09/05/2012

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Political Conventions

Well, it’s that time again when thousands of people get together every four years to officially nominate a candidate for President and his or her running mate for Vice President.

08/23/2012

Activists protest for Romney tax returns (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: ‘Retroactively Retired’, A Laugher Even By Washington Standards

The demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.

07/16/2012

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