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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks to participate in a vote to end the debate in the Senate on a bill to raise the debt limit until March 2015 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 12, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Primary Sends Message Cruz, Tea Party Still Wield Considerable Influence

The first primary in what Republicans hope is a triumphant election year sent a message that U.S. Sen Ted Cruz and the Tea Party still wield considerable influence in one of the nation’s most conservative states.

03/05/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Timeline Of Events In Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Life

Rick Perry had led a charmed political life, never losing an election between 1984 and 2010, despite switching parties and having the state around him shift from faithfully Democratic to fiercely Republican. But the longest-serving governor in Texas history saw his ballot-box fortunes change dramatically with 2011 and his disastrous run for the White House.

07/08/2013

Perry Delays Announcement On Re-Election

Gov. Rick Perry says he is delaying an announcement on whether he will run for re-election until after the new special session ends.

06/27/2013

File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘Biggest Pipedream I Have Ever Heard’ As Former Obama Aides Launch Plan To Make Texas Blue-State

Former aides to President Barack Obama are kicking off a plan to turn reliably red-state Texas blue.

02/26/2013

An Appalachian County's Community Bonds Help Overcome Challenge Of Poverty

Jamie From King County: “15 Is A Lot”

Jamie, the King County Clerk, breaks down the election in a county that only had five votes for Obama and what life is like in a small town (including what her and her husband may […]

SportsRadio 610–11/07/2012

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Obama Wins Re-Election; Looks Ahead To Future

President Barack Obama won his bid for re-election Tuesday night, defeating former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney despite a weak economy and tremendous job loss that plagued his first term stifled the middle class. He promised […]

11/07/2012

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“If The South Would Have Won” Would We Have It Made?

Intern Roger Dunlop visits the polls to find out “if the South would have won” would we have it made?

SportsRadio 610–11/06/2012

Kay Hill wearing the "Vote the Bible" shirt. (credit: Texas Values)

Texas Woman Forced To Cover Up ‘Vote The Bible’ Shirt In Order To Cast Ballot

A Texas woman claims that a polling place forced her to cover up her “Vote the Bible” shirt she was wearing or she would not be allowed to vote.

11/02/2012

File photo of a voter exiting a voting booth. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Tea Party Wins Big In Texas; Incumbents Pushed Out

Texas Republican voters made their preferences clear: The tea party is in and incumbents are out.

08/01/2012

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Lawmakers Who Joined GOP Struggle For Re-Election

When state Rep. J.M. Lozano abandoned the Democratic Party in March, the Texas GOP held a welcoming ceremony at its Austin headquarters featuring the biggest of its big guns, including Gov. Rick Perry and Attorney General Greg Abbott.

07/14/2012

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