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Perry’s Attorney Calls Indictment ‘Banana Republic’ Politics

“This is nothing more than banana republic politics,” said Tony Buzbee, the lead attorney of the five lawyers Gov. Perry hired.

08/18/2014

Gov. Perry’s office rolled out five high-powered attorneys who will represent him in court. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Perry’s Attorneys Pledge Victory Against Indictment

Gov. Perry’s office rolled out five high-powered attorneys who will represent him in court during a press conference Monday afternoon.

08/18/2014

The Texas State Capitol building. (credit: Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Lieutenant Governor Candidates To Debate Sept. 27

Republican state Sen. Dan Patrick has agreed to participate in a September debate with his Democratic opponent for lieutenant governor, Leticia Van de Putte.

08/13/2014

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Texas Railroad Commission Elects New Chairwoman

The Texas Railroad Commission has unanimously elected Commissioner Christi Craddick as chairwoman.

08/12/2014

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Wendy Davis Unveils First TV Ad Attacking Abbot

The first television spot Democrat Wendy Davis says she will air against Republican Greg Abbott in the Texas governor’s race attacks his judicial opinion from a rape lawsuit in the 1990s.

08/08/2014

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Suspicious Substance Closes Texas Capitol Basement

The state Department of Public Safety says part of the Texas Capitol’s basement has been temporarily closed while firefighters investigate a ‘powdery substance’ in a lawmaker’s office.

08/06/2014

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Local Political Leader Calls For John Wiley Price’s “Suspension”

John Wiley Price has made it very clear – It’s business as usual for him, despite being federally indicted.

08/04/2014

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House OKs Bill To block Obama Deportation Relief

House Republicans have passed legislation to shut down a program by President Barack Obama granting deportation relief to immigrants brought here illegally as children.

08/01/2014

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Attorney: John Wiley Price Likely To Testify

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price’s attorney Billy Ravkind said he intends to have his client take the witness stand and testify in his own defense.

07/28/2014

John Wiley Price (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas City Leaders React To Price’s Arrest

The probe of Commissioner Price went on from 2001 to 2011. Most current commissioners weren’t on the court during most of that time.

07/25/2014

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Price Accused Of Taking Close To $1M In Bribes

John Wiley Price faces a potential 140 year prison sentence after he was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in bribes in exchange for providing insider information.

07/25/2014

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Texas ‘My Plates’ Reaches $25M Goal Early

A Texas state department says a company hired to make specialty license plates has hit its required $25 million revenue goal a few months early.

07/23/2014

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