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Texas Governor: Indicted AG Paxton Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Texas Governor Greg Abbott says he hasn’t spoken with indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton since the state’s top lawyer was booked earlier this month on securities fraud charges.

08/24/2015

Texas Governor Rick Perry addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Can Outsized Super PAC Support Save Cash-Strapped Perry Bid?

Rick Perry has raised so little money for his second-chance presidential bid that he’s stopped paying his campaign staffers, the kind of cash crisis that could normally sink a candidate.

08/11/2015

CBS And The National Journal Host GOP Presidential Debate In SC

CBS News To Put On Debates For Democratic, Republican Presidential Candidates

CBS News will present an early debate for Democratic candidates and a critical February face-off for Republicans in the race for the White House.

08/10/2015

Real estate tycoon Donald Trump speaks during the prime time Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Defends Record On Women As Presidential Rivals Pile On

Donald Trump doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon, so his rivals are scrambling to figure out how best to handle the blowback from every new bout of bluster drowning out their campaigns.

08/09/2015

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz stands on stage while speaking to a crowd gathered at Liberty University to announce his presidential candidacy March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, Virginia. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Hopeful Ted Cruz To Visit Tupelo, Olive Branch Aug. 11

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz will visit two north Mississippi cities this month.

08/02/2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Rick Perry Brands Trump Campaign A ‘Cancer On Conservatism’

Republican presidential contender Rick Perry branded Donald Trump’s candidacy a “cancer on conservatism” Wednesday in the strongest denunciation yet of the billionaire’s provocations in the campaign.

07/22/2015

Conservative Leaders Speak At Chicago CPAC Meeting

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Bid

Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana jumped into the crowded 2016 presidential race Wednesday with plans to focus his campaign on winning over Christian Conservatives.

06/24/2015

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Texas Senate Approves Open Carry Of Handguns

The bill still needs a final House vote. That chamber has already passed a similar version.

05/22/2015

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Dell Urges Texas Lawmakers To Stop Anti-Gay Marriage Bill

Dell Inc. has joined opposition to a Texas bill that would attempt to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if gay marriage is legalized.

05/13/2015

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Patriot Act Renewal Splits GOP Presidential Hopefuls

Republican senators eyeing the presidency split over the renewal of the Patriot Act surveillance law, with civil libertarians at odds with traditional defense hawks who back tough spying powers in the fight against terrorism.

05/08/2015

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Cruz Criticizes Lynch, Skips AG Confirmation Vote

Vocal Loretta Lynch opponent Ted Cruz was the only senator to miss her confirmation vote.

04/23/2015

National Constitution Center Names Jeb Bush As New Chairman

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush Holds Fundraiser In Dallas

North Texas Republicans are rubbing elbows and raising money in Dallas Wednesday night for a potential White House run.

03/25/2015

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