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Texas Lawmakers Working on Bill To Return Immigrant Children

Two Texas lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to speed removals of the unaccompanied Central American kids who’ve been arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border.

07/14/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Debated At State GOP Convention

Several hot-button issues, including gay marriage, are being discussed at the state’s GOP convention in Fort Worth. Friday will see a lineup of several high-profile speakers.

06/06/2014

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) answers questions during a press conference regarding the omnibus spending bill on Capitol Hill December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Cornyn said he would vote against the bill in its current form. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Cornyn Spent $5.5 Million During GOP Primary

Sen. John Cornyn spent nearly $5.5 million in the two months leading up to Texas Republican primary to help fend off a challenge from the right by Congressman Steve Stockman.

04/11/2014

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

Cruz Reverses Course, Endorses Colleague Cornyn

Firebrand U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz had refused to endorse his colleague John Cornyn before the Texas primary, but a resounding Cornyn victory was enough to change his mind.

CBS 11–03/05/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) waits for an elevator off the Senate floor at the US Capitol, on December 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Senate worked through the night debating President Obama's Circuit Court nominations. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Election Leaves Tea Party Influence Unsettled

The first primary in what the GOP hopes is a triumphant year showed that the tea party wield considerable influence in one of the nation’s most conservative states.

03/05/2014

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

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

Cornyn Looks Safe In U.S. Senate Race

What could have been a tight primary now looks like a cakewalk for Sen. John Cornyn after his challenger ran a campaign so disastrous that many experts have disavowed him.

03/04/2014

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).(credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Cruz Won’t Endorse Cornyn In GOP Race

The sniping between establishment Republicans and tea partyers resumed Thursday as Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse his state’s senior senator in next week’s Republican primary.

02/27/2014

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

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) answers questions during a press conference regarding the omnibus spending bill on Capitol Hill December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Cornyn said he would vote against the bill in its current form. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

State Candidates Meet Texas Veterans

Several candidates for Texas statewide offices, as well as Gov. Rick Perry, are set to speak and meet with veterans of foreign wars at their winter meeting in Austin on Friday.

01/31/2014

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