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President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on April 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, on the shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas. (Source: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

National & State Leaders React To Deadly Fort Hood Shooting

A shooting at the Army post in Fort Hood has left at least four people dead and 14 others injured. Fort Hood remained on lockdown Wednesday evening. National, state and local leaders are all reacting to the events in Killeen.

CBSDFW.COM–04/02/2014

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

US Sen. Cornyn Wins Republican Texas Nomination

Incumbent John Cornyn has crushed tea party-backed U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman and six lesser-known primary challengers to win Texas’ Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.

03/04/2014

U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman. (credit: stockman.house.gov)

Stockman Challenges Cornyn In U.S. Senate Race

In a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.

12/09/2013

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Calls To Dismantle Navigator Program In ACA Following Video Release

The video appears to show employees from the Urban League of Greater Dallas encouraging applicants for the federal government’s insurance exchanges to lie about their health habits and their income to get cheaper coverage.

11/13/2013

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Cornyn Hopes “Scary” Ad Will Help Texas Republicans

One of the latest pushes by Senator John Cornyn’s “Keep Texas Red” campaign involves a very dark photo of the nation’s top Democratic leaders… literally.

CBSDFW.COM–11/11/2013

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) answers questions during a press conference regarding the omnibus spending bill on Capitol Hill December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Cornyn said he would vote against the bill in its current form. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

TX Sen. Cornyn Emphasizes Republican Unity After Budget Fight

Texas’ senior U.S. Senator John Cornyn emphasized Republican unity after a bruising fight within the party during the recent budget battle on Capitol Hill saying ‘Republicans are stronger when we are unified.’

10/23/2013

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) answers questions during a press conference regarding the omnibus spending bill on Capitol Hill December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Cornyn said he would vote against the bill in its current form. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Cornyn Lauds Cruz But Won’t Support Gov’t Shutdown

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is congratulating his Texas colleague Ted Cruz for a “remarkable 21-hour performance.” But he still says he can’t support provoking a government shutdown to halt funding for Obamacare.

09/25/2013

McCain, Graham Blast Syrian Chemical Weapons Deal

Two Republican senators who have sharply criticized President Barack Obama’s foreign policy say a Syrian chemical weapons agreement hailed by the president is meaningless.

09/14/2013

A rebel fighter points his weapon at regime forces in an industrial area of Syria's eastern town of Deir Ezzor, on September 2, 2013. US President Barack Obama launched an intense lobbying effort yesterday to sway skeptical lawmakers weighing whether to support a military strike against Syria. (credit: AFP PHOTO / ABO SHUJA)

Texas Congressmen Weigh In On Military Action In Syria

As President Obama says he’ll seek congressional approval for military strikes against the Assad regime, several members of the Texas Congressional delegation are expressing their opinions on the idea.

09/02/2013

A fallen soldiers memorial is seen in front of a podium at a November 10, 2009 service for the 13 victims of the Fort Hood shooting rampage. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Congressman Propose Benefits For Fort Hood Shooting Victims

Three Texas Congressmen have proposed legislation in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate that would give Fort Hood shooting victims the same benefits as soldiers who have been the victim of terrorist attacks.

CBS 11–09/02/2013

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

U.S. Attorney General Targets Texas Voting Rights, Texas AG Strikes Back

The Obama administration opened an aggressive new front in the battle over voter protection Thursday, singling out Texas for legal action.

CBS 11–07/25/2013

Texas Senators Visit West Devastation

Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz toured the devastation in West Friday. They declined to speculate on what regulatory changes might be needed in the wake of the deadly blast in order to prevent future tragedies.

CBS 11–04/19/2013

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