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Democrat Wendy Davis Says She Would Welcome Obama Visit

Democrat Wendy Davis says she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas in the final days of her underdog bid for governor.

10/22/2014

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First Lady Records Radio Ad For Wendy Davis

State Senator Wendy Davis paused in her campaign for governor to express sympathy for the family of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan.

10/08/2014

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House Republicans Offer Solutions To Border Crisis; Critics Blast Recommendations

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who crossed into Texas are overwhelming Border Patrol Agents.

07/23/2014

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President To Visit Dallas, Discuss Border Crisis

President Obama is headed to Dallas and Austin this week, a trip that began as a fundraising effort for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, but will now include meetings to discuss the crisis at the Texas border.

07/08/2014

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Annie’s List Leader Grace Garcia Killed In North Texas Car Crash

Grace Garcia, executive director of the Democratic fundraising group Annie’s List and a former aide to Bill and Hillary Clinton, died in crash on Interstate-35E in Waxahachie. She was 59.

06/03/2014

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Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis Calls For Pre-K For All

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis called Saturday for offering pre-kindergarten programs for all Texas youngsters despite the steep price tag — saying anything less would doom many students to failure later in school.

04/12/2014

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Abbott Focuses On Issues As Davis Criticizes Nugent Alliance

Likely Republican nominee for Governor Greg Abbott returned to North Texas Monday when he made an appearance in McKinney.

02/24/2014

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Perry’s Decision – What’s Next?

Gov. Rick Perry’s announcement that after nearly thirteen years in office, he won’t seek a fourth full term next year begs the question — what’s next?

07/08/2013

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Is Kinky Gearing Up For Another Political Run?

Are you ready to get Kinky? After several failed attempts to reach the governor’s mansion a Texas singer, songwriter, humorist and aspiring politician isn’t giving up. Kinky Friedman says a lot of people are upset with the way things are being run in Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2012

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FWPD Rolling To Democratic Nat’l Convention

The Fort Worth Police Department has been selected by the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte to deploy bike officers to the convention.

07/26/2012

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Democrats Hope To Build Party From Bottom Up

Texas Democrats have the longest losing streak in the nation, having lost every race for statewide office since 1994, but with Republicans stressing greater conservatism and fresh faces running as Democrats, they hope to turn that around.

06/10/2012

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Republican Senate Candidates Locked In Tough Primary Battle

Many races are on the ballot, but the race with the biggest political stakes is the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat.

05/22/2012

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