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Gay Platform Causes Stir As Texas GOP Gather In Fort Worth

Texas Republicans gathering in Fort Worth are all abuzz. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend. As the state convention kicks into high gear, there’s controversy over the GOP platform’s language on homosexuality.

CBS 11–06/04/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cruz Wins Presidential Straw Poll At GOP Summit

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the latest 2016 presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana.

05/31/2014

Representative Ralph Hall, (R) Rockwall

Oldest-Ever Texas Congressman Faces Biggest Challenge

Now that he’s 90 and the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House, the Texas Republican is facing his own political shootout. He’s facing his first primary runoff since being elected in 1980.

04/28/2014

Dallas RNC delegation

Delegates Sell Dallas As Next RNC Convention Home

After a lot of promotion and hard work a North Texas delegation is crossing their fingers now and hoping Dallas is chosen as the home for the 2016 Republican National Convention.

CBSDFW.COM–03/21/2014

Pete Sessions - Katrina Pierson

Republican North Texas Congressional Race Gaining National Attention

Republican Congressman Pete Sessions of Dallas is in a primary fight with local Tea Party leader Katrina Pierson that’s made national headlines.

CBS 11–02/28/2014

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Changing Demographics Shows Hispanic Voters Shaping Future Of Texas Politics

A new report on the changing demographics in Texas shows Hispanic voters could be shaping the future of politics in the state.

02/27/2014

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GOP Leaders: Court Erred In Brain-Dead Pregnancy

Four big-name Republicans running for lieutenant governor said Monday night that a Texas judge erred when he ordered a brain-dead, pregnant woman off life support and vowed if elected to tighten similar state laws.

01/27/2014

Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the National Right to Life convention at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel June 27, 2013 in Grapevine. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry To Headline Kentucky GOP Event

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will visit the home turf of a potential presidential rival to headline a fundraiser that’s part of a strong push by Kentucky Republicans to flip control of the state House in their favor in 2014.

12/30/2013

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Governor Perry Faults President Obama For Gov’t Standoff

Governor Rick Perry said Friday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are to blame for the standoff in Washington that has led to a partial government shutdown.

10/04/2013

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Early Stumbles In GOP Races For Post-Perry Texas

For Republicans eager to lead Texas after Governor Rick Perry finally steps aside in 2014, there’s one easy way to describe their campaign blunders so far: Oops.

09/20/2013

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Abbott Raises Another $1M For Gubernatorial Run

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott reports raising more than $1 million in August for his Republican gubernatorial run.

09/05/2013

Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the National Right to Life convention at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel June 27, 2013 in Grapevine. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Governor Perry Heading West To Headline California GOP Convention

Despite his attempts to lure businesses away from the Golden State, the California Republican Party is welcoming Texas Governor Rick Perry with open arms.

08/19/2013

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