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Phil Collins walks the green carpet for the premiere of the musical "Tarzan" at Stage Apollo Theater on November 21, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. (credit: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

Phil Collins Donating Artifacts To Alamo

Phil Collins is cleaning house, and Texas history is about to benefit. Collins is set to announce that he is donating his collection of Texas Revolution artifacts to the Alamo.

06/25/2014

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‘Open Carry’ Concerns At State GOP Convention

Open Carry gun rights activists from across the state will be out in full force at the Texas GOP convention being held in Fort Worth from Thursday through Saturday.

06/05/2014

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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

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Dewhurst Under Attack In Lt. Governor’s Race

After 11 years in one of the most powerful offices in Texas, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst faces the election of his career as he runs against three Republican challengers.

03/04/2014

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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

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GOP Lt. Governor Candidates To Hold Debate

The four GOP candidates vying to be Texas lieutenant governor — a post considered to be the most powerful in the state — are getting their first televised chance to win voters.

01/27/2014

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Dewhurst Talks Teacher Pay In GOP Debate

As a judge begins considering whether Texas is adequately funding public schools, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that the state’s teachers are bringing home a decent paycheck.

01/21/2014

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Another Debate In GOP Lt. Governor’s Race

An influential Houston tea party group is a hosting a debate between four Republican lieutenant governor candidates locked in the state’s most competitive primary.

01/20/2014

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George P. Bush Files To Run For Land Commissioner

The grandson of one former president and nephew of another filed Tuesday with the Texas Republican Party. Former El Paso Democratic Mayor John Cook is running against Bush in next November’s election.

11/19/2013

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Immigration A Big Issue In 2014 Elections

mmigration policy, something that Texas politicians have little control over, is shaping up as one of the major issues of the 2014 election cycle in Texas.

10/14/2013

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Lt. Gov. Dewhurst, 3 Hopefuls Set To Debate In Austin

David Dewhurst and three fellow Republicans vying to replace him as lieutenant governor are squaring off in another debate in Austin.

10/11/2013

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4 GOP Hopefuls Square Off In Texas Lt. Gov Debate

Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and tea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston are all challenging Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election.

10/01/2013

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