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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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Officers ‘On Watch’ After North Texas Lawmaker Receives Threats

Law enforcement is being extra-vigilant with a North Texas Republican legislator who has received threats over a bill that would limit independent bloggers filming police.

03/24/2015

GOP candidate for senate Ted Cruz accepting the 2012 republican nomination on July 31, 2012. (Courtesy: Ted Cruz for Senate)

Texas Senator Ted Cruz To Run For President

A senior campaign advisor tells me Texas Senator Ted Cruz will announce Monday he’s running for President in 2016.

CBS 11–03/22/2015

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Controversy Over “Former Fetus” Sign At The State Capitol

The signs delivered to state lawmakers in Austin had a strong message with just two words: Former Fetus. But it wasn’t the message that caused a flap, it was the interaction between two Republican lawmakers about where the sign was hung.

CBS 11–03/11/2015

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Texas Congressman Denies He Sexually Harassed Staffer

Rep. Blake Farenthold, a Texas Republican first elected in 2010, told a federal court on Friday that he never sexually harassed one of his staffers.

02/13/2015

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Perry: Ongoing Felony Case Won’t Delay 2016 Preparations

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says an ongoing felony abuse-of-power case against him won’t delay his preparations for a possible 2016 presidential run.

01/28/2015

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Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Gov. Perry’s Criminal Indictment

A Texas judge has refused to throw out a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Rick Perry on constitutional grounds, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue.

01/27/2015

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Perry: Top Official Resigning Over No-Bid Contract

The widening fallout over $110 million in no-bid state contracts awarded to an Austin tech company forced the resignation of a second top state official Friday, this time at the request of Republican Gov. Rick Perry.

12/19/2014

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

Jeb Bush To ‘Actively Explore’ Run For President

It’s an announcement that is certain to reverberate throughout Republican politics.

12/16/2014

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Texas Weighs Open Carry Of Handguns

Texas is one of the few states with ban on the open carry of handguns that could change in 2015, with push for expanded gun rights.

12/14/2014

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Lawmaker: Too Many Texas Schools Make Playoffs

A West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the state playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of qualifiers.

12/12/2014

Central Americans Undertake Grueling Journey Through Mexico To U.S.

Hardliners Push Opposing Obama Immigration Actions

In a defiant challenge to GOP leaders, immigration hardliners in Congress announced Wednesday they will oppose upcoming legislation to keep the government open.

12/03/2014

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