State Lawmaker Polls Mosque Leaders On Sharia Law SupportThe correspondence, marked "URGENT, REPLY ASAP" was mailed by Republican Rep. Kyle Biedermann of Fredericksburg, 80 miles west of Austin.
In Final Act As President, Obama Commutes 330 Drug Sentences In his last major act as president, Barack Obama is cutting short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes.
Texas Couple's Board Game Pokes Fun At 2016 ElectionWhile the actual 2016 election season took an emotional toll on many people, one Fort Worth couple is trying to put a lighter spin on things with a satirical board game that pokes fun at the campaigning.
Elder President Bush Had A 'Good Night', Barbara Also BetterFormer President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are improving as they recover at a Texas hospital.
Perry's Energy Confirmation Hearing Wraps Up On Light NoteIt was before Christmas last year when Donald Trump selected former Texas Go. Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy. Perry testified on Thursday during his confirmation hearing.
Trump Names Georgia's Perdue As Agriculture SecretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has nominated Sonny Perdue to lead the Agriculture Department.
Obama Bridged Gap Between Politics & Hip-HopHe's referenced Jay-Z and Kanye West in speeches, and danced to Drake's "Hot Line Bling." Throughout his time in office, President Obama paved a way for rap stars to enter the White House for political discussion and musical performances.
Inaugural Crowd Sure To Be Huge, But How Huge?Donald Trump said that his inauguration will have "an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout." But counting the number of people at major public events is as much an art as a science.
Democrats Again To Lead Just 2 Texas Senate CommitteesDemocrats will again head just two Texas Senate committees, the same number that the minority party ran last session in 2015.
Elder President Bush & Wife Barbara Remain HospitalizedFormer President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized. He is in intensive care for pneumonia and she is being watched after complaining of fatigue and coughing.
Trump's EPA Pick Says Climate Change Isn't HoaxDonald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both Trump's previous comments and his own past statements.
Trump Picks Perdue To Lead USDADonald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary, according to a person familiar with the decision but not authorized to speak publicly.

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