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State Democrats Hear From Female Nominees At Top Two Spots

The stage is set for Texas history to be made Friday night in Dallas.

06/27/2014

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Texas Democrats Pledge ‘Openness’ But Face Divides

Thousands of delegates at the Texas Democratic Convention have promised to produce a party platform far more-inclusive than the state GOP.

06/27/2014

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Dallas Still Swinging In 2-City Fight For 2016 RNC

Dallas was a late entry to host the 2016 GOP Presidential Nominating Convention. But Wednesday the Republican National Committee whittled down its list of finalists to Dallas and Cleveland.

CBS 11–06/25/2014

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CBS 11 Takes A Closer Look At ‘Reparative Therapy’

The Texas Republican party made headlines for endorsing “reparative therapy,” a psychological approach claiming to effectively change the sexual orientation of adults, from gay to straight.

06/09/2014

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Texas GOP Endorses Reparative Therapy For Gays

The Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called “reparative therapy” for gays under a new platform given final approval at its annual convention.

06/07/2014

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Ted Cruz Rallies Republicans To Their Feet At State Convention

Thousands of cheering Republicans at the state GOP convention in Fort Worth consider U.S. Senator Ted Cruz a political rock star.

06/06/2014

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Texas GOP Delegates Debate Reparative Therapy

A group of Texas Republicans voted Thursday night to add reparative therapy for homosexuals to the state party’s platform, but not all delegates are on board.

06/06/2014

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Greg Abbott To Republicans: “I Will Not Allow Them To California Our Texas”

Thousands of Republicans at their state convention in Fort Worth gave their nominee for Governor Greg Abbott a Texas-sized welcome.

06/06/2014

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Gov. Perry Blasts Feds At Texas GOP Convention

Gov. Rick Perry has kicked of his unofficial farewell tour to Texas politics by bashing Washington during a well-received speech at the state Republican convention.

06/05/2014

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Wendy Davis Welcomes GOP Convention To Fort Worth

As Republicans gather in the Fort Worth Convention Center for the Texas GOP convention, Democratic candidate for governor, Wendy Davis has a message for them: Welcome — and you’re welcome!

06/05/2014

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

After Big Win In Runoff, Patrick Focuses On Democratic Opponent

With strong support from grassroots conservatives, State Senator Dan Patrick of Houston easily defeated incumbent David Dewhurst to become the Republican nominee for Lt. Governor.

CBS 11–05/28/2014

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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