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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Abbott Again Questions Davis Book Tour During Race

Democrat Wendy Davis on Thursday disputed ethics allegations raised by Republican opponent Greg Abbott over promoting her new memoir in the final stretch of the Texas governor’s race.

09/11/2014

Wendy Davis announced her intentions to run for Texas Governer at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Davis Wants $10 Minimum Wage Amid ‘Texas Miracle’

A call by Democrat Wendy Davis to raise the Texas minimum wage to $10 an hour as protesters nationwide demand better pay for fast-food workers is drawing criticism from business leaders.

09/05/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

No Arrest Warrant Being Issued For Texas’ Perry

A judge isn’t issuing an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, and the Republican is planning to continue galloping around the country gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run — despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power back home.

08/18/2014

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Could Texas’ Perry Be Mulling Move To California?

The Republican has made convincing top employers around the country to move to Texas a centerpiece of his administration, even leading a series of job-poaching missions in Democratically controlled states.

06/17/2014

File photo of people standing in voting booths. (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP/GettyImages)

Hogan Wins Agriculture Commissioner Runoff

Little-known rancher Jim Hogan has defeated singer and humorist Kinky Friedman to claim the Democratic nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner.

05/27/2014

Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep bumping into each other. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton Continue To Cross Paths Amid 2016 Speculation

Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep bumping into each other.

03/24/2014

File photo of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-New Orleans Mayor Convicted Of Taking Bribes

A June 11 sentencing date has been set for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin who has been convicted of bribery, fraud and money laundering.

02/12/2014

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Wendy Davis Says She Supports Medical Marijuana

Democratic candidate for Texas governor Wendy Davis said Tuesday that she supports the use of medical marijuana and would consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of the substance.

02/11/2014

Former U.S. Representative Jack Brooks with Hillary Clinton. (credit: Getty Images)

Former U.S. Representative Jack Brooks Dies

Former U.S. representative and Democrat Jack Brooks, has died at age 89. Brooks spent his political career representing his Southeast Texas district for 42 years.

12/05/2012

Activists protest for Romney tax returns (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: ‘Retroactively Retired’, A Laugher Even By Washington Standards

The demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.

07/16/2012

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