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Musician Ted Nugent speaks to Republican John Raese supporters during a rally for his U.S. Senate campaign on Oct. 30, 2010 in Charleston, W.Va. (credit: Randy Snyder/Getty Images)

Nugent Goes On Campaign Trail For Republican Texas Gubernatorial Hopeful

Republican Greg Abbott welcomed salty-tongued rocker Ted Nugent to his campaign for Texas governor on Tuesday but claimed ignorance about inflammatory remarks his polarizing surrogate has made on immigration and women.

02/18/2014

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates signs copies of his new book, 'Duty' during an event sponsored by Politico at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel on Jan. 16, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gates: ‘I Don’t Have Any Bitterness At All’

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates took the tour of his tell-all book Tuesday to Texas A&M University, where he formerly served as president, telling a crowd of 2,000 people that he was hamstrung by a dysfunctional and polarized Washington too intent on micromanaging and getting re-elected.

01/22/2014

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz. (Photo credit - JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Cruz Calls President ‘Dangerous And Terrifying’

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has told a conservative conference that President Barack Obama is lawless, providing the right wing rhetoric that makes him so popular in his home state.

01/10/2014

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz To Address Conservative Policy Conference

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is to address a public policy conference sponsored by the conservative Texas Public Policy Foundation.

01/10/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Relatives Of Illegal Immigrants Worry About Buying Obamacare Insurance

Day after day, Adonias Arevalo tried to calm his parents’ nerves, attempting to convince them it was safe for him to apply for government-subsidized health insurance through the nation’s new coverage system.

12/16/2013

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the podium to the National Right to Life Committee during their opening general session at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel on June 27, 2013.  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Asks President Obama For Flooding Disaster Declaration

Gov. Rick Perry is asking President Barack Obama for a disaster declaration for three Central Texas counties hit-hard by Halloween floods.

12/13/2013

David Powner, director of information technology management issues at the Government Accountability Office, left, testifies at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Republican lawmakers criticized potential security flaws in the U.S. health exchanges as Obama administration officials said they have made protecting customer privacy a top priority in their efforts to fix the website.  (credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Health Care Website OK, Cases Can Be Complicated

The federal health care website worked just fine Tuesday for Texans seeking insurance coverage, but trained helpers are finding some individual cases are not so simple and those delays have nothing to do with technology.

12/03/2013

Former President George W. Bush said the construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline should be a “no-brainer” given its boost to the American economy and job growth.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bush On Keystone XL Pipeline: ‘Build The Damn Thing’

Former President George W. Bush said the construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline should be a “no-brainer” given its boost to the American economy and job growth.

11/19/2013

File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry: Obama ‘Cavalierly Instructing States To Ignore Federal Law’

Gov. Rick Perry is predictably panning President Barack Obama’s reversing course and calling for canceled health insurance policies to be reinstated under the new health law.

11/15/2013

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