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“Angry” Sandwich Shop Message On Business Marquee

Calling it his First Amendment right to freedom of speech, a Richardson man has posted his personal view about the state of the country outside his small business.

CBSDFW.COM–09/06/2014

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Legal, Political Hurdles In Child Migrant Crisis

The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally has come into sharp focus.

07/06/2014

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Immigrant Surge Underscores Texas Political Divide

Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state Republicans emphasize clamping down on the U.S.-Mexico border.

06/29/2014

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Receptions & Fun In Dallas Before State Democratic Convention

Texas Democrats are pouring into Dallas in anticipation of this weekend’s state party convention. The quiet of the halls of Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Thursday belies the noise that will soon be generated.

CBS 11–06/26/2014

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U.S. Mayors Talking Jobs At Dallas Conference

More than 200 of the nation’s mayors descended on Dallas for the summer U.S. Conference of Mayors. Aerobics and a continental breakfast on the Continental Street Bridge provided an initial welcome, then there was a quick return to the routine.

CBS 11–06/20/2014

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Texas Tea Party Flexes Political Muscle In State Primary

Analysts say despite persistent attacks against it, the Tea Party here in Texas flexed its political muscle in the state primary Tuesday.

CBS 11–03/05/2014

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Abbott Focuses On Issues As Davis Criticizes Nugent Alliance

Likely Republican nominee for Governor Greg Abbott returned to North Texas Monday when he made an appearance in McKinney.

02/24/2014

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Watch The Entire CBS 11 Excusive Sen. Ted Cruz Interview

CBS 11 News reporter Jack Fink sat down with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz on October 22, 2013. It was a lengthy interview that Cruz granted exclusively to CBS 11 News. Watch the entire interview as it was conducted.

CBSDFW.COM–10/23/2013

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Thursday, October 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Democrat Wendy Davis Officially Enters Gubernatorial Race

Democrat Wendy Davis promised a more populist and bipartisan state government in Texas as she declared her long-anticipated candidacy for governor Thursday, but she didn’t mention abortion rights, the subject that brought her to national attention.

10/03/2013

Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks during a forum on manufacturing. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Perry Appoints Former Reporter New Chief Of Staff

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed a former journalist as new chief of staff as he prepares for retirement.

08/12/2013

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Political Conventions

Well, it’s that time again when thousands of people get together every four years to officially nominate a candidate for President and his or her running mate for Vice President.

08/23/2012