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Dallas Throws Grand Old Party To Win GOP Convention In 2016

With the hope of hosting the Republican National Convention in 2016, Big D threw a Grand Old Party for the GOP. As a band played outside the American Airlines Center, cheerleaders and volunteers welcomed the 13 members of the RNC.

CBS 11–06/12/2014

Dallas RNC delegation

Dallas Continues To Woo RNC Committee

Dallas is continuing to woo the Republican National Convention site selection committee, as the group considers North Texas as a possible host for the 2016 event.

06/12/2014

Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks during a forum on manufacturing. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Perry Discusses View Of Homosexuality

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, during a visit that focused primarily on economic issues, drew on a reference to alcoholism to explain his view of homosexuality.

06/12/2014

Men wearing cowboy hats stand on the arena floor before the start of the abbreviated first day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

RNC Committee Touring North Texas

The RNC committee is in North Texas on Wednesday to see if Dallas is the perfect place to host the 2016 convention. The committee wrapped up a tour of Denver on Tuesday.

06/11/2014

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Big Events Putting Much Attention On Dallas

Big things are happening in Big D. Some major upcoming events could really shine a spotlight on North Texas in the coming years. But that is only if Dallas can actually land these huge deals.

06/10/2014

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Texas GOP Sees Victory In Immigration Plank

Just two years after embracing a softer stance on immigration in hopes of wooing the state’s Hispanic population, the Texas Republican Party has done a dramatic about-face.

06/09/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Debated At State GOP Convention

Several hot-button issues, including gay marriage, are being discussed at the state’s GOP convention in Fort Worth. Friday will see a lineup of several high-profile speakers.

06/06/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry waits during his introduction before addressing Austin's largest naturalization ceremony at the Delco Activity Center on May 11, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Taylor Jones/Getty Images)

Perry To Give Final GOP Speech As Governor

Gov. Rick Perry kicks off his unofficial farewell tour to Texas politics with a high-profile speech to start the state Republican convention in Fort Worth.

06/05/2014

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‘Open Carry’ Concerns At State GOP Convention

Open Carry gun rights activists from across the state will be out in full force at the Texas GOP convention being held in Fort Worth from Thursday through Saturday.

06/05/2014

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Wendy Davis Highlights Economic Development In Governor’s Race

Walking along West Magnolia Avenue, Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis points to the city’s re-development of this area as an example of her leadership on economic development issues while serving on the Fort Worth city council.

CBS 11–06/02/2014

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

Tea Party Groups Hold Rally At Texas State Capitol

Texas Tea Party Even Stronger After Runoffs

Losing ground elsewhere across the country, the tea party emerged from Tuesday’s Texas primary runoffs mightier than ever in the nation’s biggest conservative stronghold.

05/28/2014

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