Political Campaigns

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Wendy Davis Reveals Abortion In Campaign Memoir

Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s, including one where the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality.

09/06/2014

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

President Barack Obama arrives at Love Field Airport on November 6, 2013 in Dallas. Mr. Obama is traveling in North Texas to speak about healthcare and attend fundraisers. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

President Obama Spends Evening Touting Health Care In Dallas

President Barack Obama spent the evening in Dallas. Air Force One touched down just before 5 p.m. The President spent several hours in North Texas — meeting with supporters and raising money — all while in the visible eye of protesters.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2013

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

Wendy Davis Signals She’ll Run For Texas Governor

Senator Wendy Davis, the Democrat who filibustered an abortion law for nearly 13 hours wearing pink running shoes, began the slow rollout of her campaign for Texas governor on Wednesday.

09/18/2013

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George P. Bush Making His Political Mark

He’s the George Bush of a new generation: George P. Bush. These days, you’ll find the 36 year-old nephew and grandson of two former Presidents out on the campaign trail.

CBS 11–09/25/2012

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Police: Political Sign Vandal/Thief Caught On Tape

Police in McKinney are asking for help in identifying the vandal and thief who wrote racially offensive writing on and then stole a political yard sign. One of the crimes was caught on tape.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Texas Congressman Ron Paul participates in a televised debate. (credit: Getty Images/Gabriel Bouys/AFP)

Army Reserve Reprimands Soldier Who Backed Ron Paul

A soldier who went on national television in his military fatigues to endorse Texan Ron Paul’s presidential campaign has been reprimanded but not dismissed from the Army Reserve, a spokeswoman said Friday.

03/30/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum speaks to supporters on February 7, 2012 at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. (credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

One Day Left Before Critical Super Tuesday

The Ohio primary is shaping up to be a real nail-biter on Super Tuesday. It’s one of 10 states where voters will select which Republican should become the party’s nominee to try to unseat President Barack Obama.

03/05/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney holds a campaign rally. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Is Mitt Romney On The Comeback?

After Rick Santorum surged into the lead in the Michigan polls, Mitt Romney is now back in the lead in some polls.

02/22/2012

Rep. Joe Driver plans to retire from the Texas House after serving nearly two decades in Austin. (credit: Rep. Joe Driver via Facebook)

Garland Lawmaker Pleads Guilty To Felony In Travel Flap

A state representative has pleaded guilty to a third-degree felony charge in a deal that would allow him to avoid jail time.

11/22/2011

Governor Rick Perry (credit: cott Eells-Pool/Getty Images)

Perry Asks Town Hall Audience To Prove Citizenship

People attending a Rick Perry presidential campaign event are being asked to prove they are American citizens.

11/16/2011

Republican presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry outlines his flat tax plan in South Carolina. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Perry Promises 2.5 million Jobs In First TV Ad

Rick Perry promises to create at least 2.5 million new jobs in his campaign’s first television advertisement as he seeks to refocus his struggling GOP presidential bid on his economic successes as Texas governor.

10/26/2011

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