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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz Ends Talkathon, Senate Heads Toward Vote

Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz ended his all-night talkathon to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law after 21 hours and 19 minutes.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2013

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Proposed McKinney ISD Tax Increase On Ballot

The McKinney ISD is proposing an increase that would take the district’s tax rate up to the highest level allowed by state law. In a Tax Ratification Election the voters need to approve the increase the school board has already put into place.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

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Controversial Texas Voter ID Law Likely Enforced Next Week

Unless a federal judge intervenes, the South Texas city of Edinburg could be the first to enforce a new voter ID law next week, and lawyers will likely use the special election to gather evidence to strengthen lawsuits to block it in the future.

08/23/2013

Bottles are displayed on a shelf behind a bar. (credit: Oliver Morin/Getty Images)

Plano Now Sells Liquor

Friday was the first day package liquor stores could open in Plano after last month’s municipal election making them legal in the city.

06/30/2013

Kansas City Royals v Texas Rangers

Vote For Your Texas Rangers In MLB All-Star Voting

Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is leading the American League voting at his position for the MLB All-Star Game in the first update of fan balloting released Monday.

06/03/2013

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Texas’ Forgotten Redistricting Fight Set To Resume

Texas Republicans have spent two years and at least $1 million fighting to restore voting maps drawn by the GOP-dominated Legislature that were declared illegal in court.

05/28/2013

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Scout Leaders Expected To Vote On Openly Gay Scouts

History could be made Thursday at the Boy Scouts of America annual national convention held at the Gaylord Texan Hotel in Grapevine. The organization is set to vote on whether to allow openly gay scouts in their ranks. Right now gays are not allowed to either be scouts or adult leaders. A compromise proposal to allow gay scouts but not adult leaders is not sitting well with activists on either side of the issue.

05/22/2013

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Water Fund Bill Dies In Texas House

A plan to spend $2 billion on a state water fund that met with conservative opposition has failed because it broke a parliamentary rule about when such a bill could be considered.

04/29/2013

An woman holds a SIG Sauer SP 2022 9mm pistol. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Guns On Campus Bill Scheduled For Texas House Vote

The Texas House has scheduled a vote this week on a bill allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry their guns into college classrooms.

04/29/2013

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More Details Unveiled For MLB All-Star Game In NYC

Baseball’s best players will parade past Grand Central Terminal and a convention center will be transformed into a baseball-theme park as part of the festivities for the first All-Star game at the Mets’ stadium.

04/24/2013

Tweet Throwdown

Tweet Throwdown: Who Will Win A Spot In The NFC Championship?

01/07/2013

House Deliberates On Budget Deal Past Fiscal Cliff Deadline

GOP Primary Talk Follows ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote

Republicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from angry conservatives.

01/05/2013

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