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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

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Gov. Perry In Iowa To Back Senate Candidate

Gov. Rick Perry is in Iowa, campaigning for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Whitaker, and rekindling friendships as he weighs a second bid for president.

05/28/2014

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Dewhurst Reflects After Losing Lieutenant Gov Race

Lt. Governor David Dewhurst is coming to grips with defeat.

05/27/2014

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hogan Wins Agriculture Commissioner Runoff

Little-known rancher Jim Hogan has defeated singer and humorist Kinky Friedman to claim the Democratic nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner.

05/27/2014

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Dewhurst “Cautiously Optimistic” About Runoff Election

A CBS 11 News crew is following the David Dewhurst campaign. The current Lieutenant Governor will be watching the runoff election results from Houston. Earlier Tuesday Dewhurst told CBS 11 the he is cautiously optimistic.

CBSDFW.COM–05/27/2014

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Analysts: Personal Attacks Galvanized Dan Patrick Supporters

Some predict rain in Texas will help Dan Patrick in Tuesday’s elections.

05/27/2014

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Julian Castro Accepts Housing Secretary Position

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has accepted the national housing secretary position.

05/24/2014

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Texas Opts Out Of Federal Prison Rape Law

Texas is one of several states refusing to comply with a federal law designed to reduce sexual assaults in prison, with governors criticizing the decade-old law as counterproductive and too expensive to implement.

05/23/2014

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50 U.S. Senators To NFL: Change Redskins’ Racist Name

Half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to change the Washington Redskins’ name, saying it is a racist slur and the time is ripe to replace it.

05/22/2014

Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Lt. Gov. Hopeful Patrick Raises $4M Since February

State Sen. Dan Patrick has reported raising more than $4 million in just a couple of months as he tries unseating Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in next week’s GOP primary runoff.

05/19/2014

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Texas Regents Chairman Asks Hall To Resign

The chairman of the University of Texas System Board of Regents has asked for the resignation of board member Wallace Hall, who is facing a criminal investigation and the possibility of impeachment.

05/15/2014

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Senators Ask NCAA To Better Protect Athletes

A U.S. Senate committee wants the NCAA to start providing college athletes with greater protections from ‘exploitative practices’ on campuses.

05/12/2014

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