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Perry Group’s 2nd National Ad Touts Job Growth

Gov. Rick Perry is again hitting the national airwaves, this time blaming the White House for the nation’s stubbornly high unemployment rate and touting Republican-led states where job growth has been stronger.

11/08/2013

While George Bush was serving as the governor of Texas, brother Jeb Bush was serving as the governor of Florida.

Jeb Bush: Romney’s Stance On Immigration Was Costly

Jeb Bush writes in a new book that Mitt Romney moved so far to the right on immigration that it proved “all but impossible” for the Republican presidential nominee to appeal to Hispanic voters in the 2012 election.

03/04/2013

An pollster loads paper in a primary registration machine at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas on February 19, 2008. (credit: by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Early Voting Down Statewide In Texas

More than 150,000 fewer Texans voted early this year than in 2008, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s office, and that might signal a lower turnout overall.

11/05/2012

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Why Do We Vote?

There’s always grousing about people who don’t bother to vote. But look at it another way: An estimated 133 million Americans will cast ballots in Tuesday’s election.

11/05/2012

US President Back Obama smiles at the end of a campaign rally at the Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport October 25, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio.(Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: New Jobs Growth Part Of ‘Real Progress’

President Barack Obama is hailing another month of job growth but declaring “we’ve got more work to do” following the latest employment snapshot showing U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October.

11/02/2012

US Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney talks to supporters calling for donations during a storm relief campaign event to help people who suffered from hurricane Sandy, in Kettering, Ohio, on October 30, 2012.(Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Seizes On Uptick In Unemployment Rate

Mitt Romney says the one-tenth-of-a-point increase in the unemployment rate to 7.9 percent is, quote, “a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill.”

11/02/2012

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Poll: Romney Holds Big Lead In Texas

Republican Mitt Romney holds a commanding lead over President Barack Obama in the presidential race in Texas, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

10/29/2012

Former Vice President Dick Cheney prepares to speak at the Gerald R. Ford Foundation's annual Journalism Awards on June 1, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Cheney To Attend Dallas Event With Romney’s Son

Former Vice President Dick Cheney will headline a Dallas fundraiser for Mitt Romney with one of the GOP nominee’s sons. Organizers say Cheney is expected to be joined Thursday night by Josh Romney.

10/25/2012

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Thousands Turn Out For North Texas Early Voting

Early voting is well underway and already turnout at some North Texas locations is strong. More than 70,000 voters cast ballots today in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Denton Counties.

CBSDFW.COM–10/22/2012

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Prepping For Second Presidential Debate

President Barack Obama and Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney prepare for the second of three debates before the November 2012 election.

CBS 11–10/16/2012

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What Women Voters Want From Presidential Debate

A new term is emerging for a valued demographic in this year’s Presidential election: an undecided voter dubbed the “Wal-Mart Mom.”

CBS 11–10/03/2012

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Today Is National Voter Registration Day

Time is running out to register to vote in the upcoming election. Texas voters must be registered by October 9 to participate in the November election.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2012

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