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House Democrats Unveil Budget Plan With Tax Hikes

House Democrats have unveiled their response to Rep. Paul Ryan’s GOP budget, and it relies on a $1.5 trillion in new revenues over the coming 10 years.

04/07/2014

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Texans Cast Their Votes In Primary Elections

Texas voters are set to decide who will face off in some high-profile races come November. Tuesday is Primary Day across the state.

03/04/2014

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Surprises Likely In Texas Primary Races

A member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.

03/04/2014

David Alameel (credit: David Alameel For Senate)

Alameel Sought Bin Laden’s Capture In 2000

A Texas Democrat running for U.S. Senate said that he negotiated in Afghanistan before 9/11, hoping to convince the Taliban to turn over Osama bin Laden.

02/19/2014

The U.S. Capitol is pictured in Washington, D.C. on October 1, 2013 during the first day of the federal government shut down. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Democrats Trade Barbs In U.S. Senate Race

The highest profile Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is a deep-pocketed Dallas dentist best known for a multimillion-dollar failed run for Congress in 2012.

02/18/2014

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Early Voting Begins For Texas Primaries

People across Texas can now start casting ballots for the March 4 Democratic and Republican primaries. Early voting begins on Tuesday and runs through February 28.

02/18/2014

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Thursday, October 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Texas Democratic Stars To Appear Together

Gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis is making a relatively rare appearance with two of Texas’ other brightest Democratic stars.

02/13/2014

Former Vice President Dick Cheney. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

CBS 11 Exclusive: Former VP Dick Cheney Talks Heart Disease & Politics

During an exclusive CBS 11 News interview former Vice-President Dick Cheney spoke openly about his battle with heart disease and didn’t hold back on his opinions about some political hot topics.

CBS 11–02/07/2014

Texas State Sen. Wendy David speaks at the National Press Club on August 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Supports Proposed ‘Open Carry’ Law

The proposed ‘open carry’ law would allow people across Texas with concealed handgun licenses to wear a their pistols on their hips, in full view, while in public.

02/06/2014

File photo of a Texas GOP member. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Abbott & Davis Report Campaign Contributions

State Sen. Wendy Davis and State Attorney General Greg Abbott, the leading candidates for Texas Governor, have revealed how much money their campaigns have raised.

01/15/2014

The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Davis Endorses Alameel In Senate Primary

Sen. Wendy Davis has endorsed Dallas dentist David Alameel in the Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate. He is one of five candidates seeking the Democratic nomination.

01/13/2014

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White House, Texas Dems Tout Health Care Overhaul

The White House and Texas Democrats are touting the health care overhaul and calling on Republican leaders to expand coverage for the poor.

01/06/2014

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