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Trump, Cruz To Hold Joint Event To Blast Iran Nuclear Deal

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are expected to headline a Capitol Hill rally against President Obama’s proposed nuclear agreement with Iran, both candidates confirmed Thursday.

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Texas Racing Commission Keeps New Form Of E-Gambling

A vote by the Texas Racing Commission to keep a rule allowing a new form of electronic gambling at tracks sets up a fight with some state lawmakers, who must soon approve funding for the agency.


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TX House Speaker Straus Promotes Jeb Bush At Austin Speaking Engagement

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus gave various clues to who he’s endorsing to be the next President of the United States.


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New Texas Law Allows Drug Offenders To Apply For Food Stamps

A law that was passed during the Legislative session is about to take effect September 1, it will allow first-time drug felons to apply for food stamps.


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Ethics Fray Puts Texas AG Paxton’s Office Against Big Donor

An ethics investigation into an influential conservative group is putting Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against one of his biggest donors.


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Texas Senator Ted Cruz Opposes ‘Birthright Citizenship’

Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz says that the United States shouldn’t grant citizenship to children of immigrants in the country illegally.


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Top Texas Official Won’t Apologize For Muslim-Bombing Post

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller won’t apologize for a shared post on his Facebook page that appears to suggest using an atomic bomb on the Muslim population, a spokesman for the Republican said Monday.


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PGA Sticking With Future Tournaments At Trump Courses

The PGA of America has no plans to take two golf tournaments away from courses Donald Trump owns over the next seven years.


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Constitutional Convention Sparking Buzz, But Odds Still Long

It would be a historic move. The United States has not held a constitutional convention since Washington himself led the original proceedings in Philadelphia in 1787.


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State Auditor: General Land Office Mishandled Contracts

The Texas State Auditor’s Office says the General Land Office has made mistakes in handling nearly $6 million in contracts over the past few years, including vastly underestimating project costs.



Lynch: Easing Distrust Between Minorities, Police A Top Goal

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says one of her top priorities remains alleviating an “epidemic of distrust” between communities and law enforcement.


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Sen. Ted Cruz: Sen. Mitch McConnell Lied On Ex-IM Bank, Cannot Be Trusted

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has accused Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority leader and his GOP leader, of lying.