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Gay Platform Causes Stir As Texas GOP Gather In Fort Worth

Texas Republicans gathering in Fort Worth are all abuzz. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend. As the state convention kicks into high gear, there’s controversy over the GOP platform’s language on homosexuality.

CBS 11–06/04/2014

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Texas Dems See Chance To Become Relevant Again

It would seem that Texas Republicans have never been stronger. Behind the scenes, however, anxious Republicans and hopeful opponents are poring over data suggesting that the GOP hegemony may end.

07/15/2013

Former Texas Republican Party chairman Tom Pauken. (credit: The Texas Tribune)

Former State GOP Head Pauken Running For Governor

Governor Rick Perry has drawn his first major primary opponent in the 2014 gubernatorial campaign. Former state Republican Party chairman Tom Pauken appointed a campaign treasurer Thursday.

03/21/2013

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Texas Political Pioneer Dead At 84

Fred Meyer, former chairman of the Texas Republican Party and the Dallas County Republican Party, has died at the age of 84.

CBSDFW.COM–09/24/2012

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park on February 11, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Planned Parenthood Launches Ad Campaign Against Romney

Just one day after Mitt Romney clinched the Republican nomination for president, Planned Parenthood has launched an attack ad campaign calling the candidate “wrong for women.”

05/30/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum shakes hands with supporters after speaking at his primary-night event on January 21, 2012 in Mark Clark Hall at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Santorum To Appear At Texas Republican Convention

Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum will be a featured speaker at the Texas Republican Party convention in June.

04/30/2012

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Court: New Texas Districts May Be Discriminatory

There are “genuine issues” of whether Texas Republicans in the Legislature intentionally discriminated against Hispanics in redrawing the state’s political maps, three federal court judges said in an opinion.

12/23/2011

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Tentative Deal Reached On Texas Primary Date

After a day of intense but informal negotiations, the Texas Republican and Democratic parties have reached a tentative deal that would move the state’s primary elections from March 6 to April 3.

12/16/2011