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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

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Reports: Davis Will Have Her Name On Gubernatorial Ballot

During her marathon filibuster, Democratic Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth took on Republicans to block new abortion restrictions. Now, sources tell the AP, she’ll fight Republicans again — to become Texas’ next Governor.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

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Ex-Obama Aides Begin ‘Battleground’ Play For Texas

A new push, called “Battleground Texas,” officially launched Tuesday with the goal of seizing shifting demographics to make the Lone Star State eventually winnable for a Democratic presidential candidate.

02/26/2013

Credit: Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Museum and Library

LBJ Library Redesign To Focus On Policy Legacy

The keepers of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s legacy have embarked on an ambitious project to elevate awareness of the Texas Democrat’s accomplishments in his quest for civil and social justice.

12/26/2011