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Texas Governor-Elect Greg Abbott celebrates with his wife Cecilia and daughter Aubrey during his victory party on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

UTA Political Expert Provides Analysis Of Election Day Results

UTA political science professor Allan Saxe provides a complete recap the day’s results, and gives insight into what the nation’s political structure might look like moving forward.

11/05/2014

A person holds a sign as others belonging to the Tea Party movement rally at the Texas state capitol. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Tea Party Candidates Fare Well In Texas Elections

While Tea Party candidates have not fared well against traditional Republicans in some states, they have apparently gained a foothold in Texas.

CBS 11–05/28/2014

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles during a political ceremony. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden’s Texas Visit Includes Stop By Domestic Violence Hotline

His voice thick with emotion, Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday again toured the National Domestic Violence Hotline he helped create, calling victims of such abuse “prisoners in plain sight.”

10/30/2013

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Ex-Obama Aides Begin ‘Battleground’ Play For Texas

A new push, called “Battleground Texas,” officially launched Tuesday with the goal of seizing shifting demographics to make the Lone Star State eventually winnable for a Democratic presidential candidate.

02/26/2013

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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

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Gaffe-Prone Candidates Hurt GOP’s Senate Chances

Republicans hopeful of taking over the Senate should be measuring the drapes. But a series of blown opportunities two years ago and again this year has cost Republicans dearly in their quest for a Senate majority.

10/30/2012

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Getting The Poop On The Race For President

A Fort Worth company is making it easier for voters to get the latest poop on the race for the White House – quite literally.

10/12/2012