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

Davis Marks 1 Year Since Abortion Filibuster

Democrats and Wendy Davis are marking the one-year anniversary of her star-making filibuster that delayed passage of new abortion restrictions in Texas.

06/25/2014

U.S. Border Patrol patch.  (Associated Press photo)

Republicans & Democrats Support State Border Surge Operations

During its newly ordered surge operations along the Texas-Mexico border, the state Department of Public Safety says it will target drug dealers, human traffickers, and gangs.

06/19/2014

Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis greets members of an audience. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Goes Beyond Texas For Campaign Bucks

Hollywood loves stars and loves an underdog, and Democrat Wendy Davis is both. At a recent rooftop fundraiser near Los Angeles, she socked away more money for what could be a financially record-shattering race for Texas governor.

06/16/2014

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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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Wendy Davis Highlights Economic Development In Governor’s Race

Walking along West Magnolia Avenue, Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis points to the city’s re-development of this area as an example of her leadership on economic development issues while serving on the Fort Worth city council.

CBS 11–06/02/2014

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

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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

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

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

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