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Sen. Cruz Won’t Endorse Cornyn In Texas GOP Race

The sniping between establishment Republicans and tea partyers resumed Thursday as Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse his state’s senior senator in next week’s Republican primary.

02/27/2014

A Gallup tracking poll shows 27 percent of Hispanics in the state identify with the GOP. (Getty Images)

Poll: More Republican Hispanics In Texas Than In The Rest Of The Country

Gallup tracking poll shows 27 percent of Hispanics in the state identify with the GOP.

02/07/2014

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New Orleans Mayor Landrieu Wins 2nd Term

Boosted by a drop in the city’s murder rate and an endorsement from President Barack Obama, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu won a landslide victory Saturday in his bid for a second term.

02/02/2014

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Republican Candidate Addresses Anti-Abortion Rally

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott is scheduled to address an anti-abortion rally on the steps on the Texas Capitol.

01/25/2014

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

As part of a larger discussion on immigration reform, “Waiting to Exhale” author Terry McMillan looked to re-iterate her labeling Sen. Marco Rubio an “Uncle Tom,” and went on to compare Sen. Ted Cruz to Hitler.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images  for NAACP Image Awards)

‘Waiting To Exhale’ Author: Ted Cruz ‘Acts More Like Hitler’

As part of a larger discussion on immigration reform, “Waiting to Exhale” author Terry McMillan looked to re-iterate her labeling Sen. Marco Rubio an “Uncle Tom,” and went on to compare Sen. Ted Cruz to Hitler.

11/05/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, sits at her desk on the first day of the second legislative special session on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Democrats Have Long Way To Go Before Winning Texas Statewide Election

The legislative debate over abortion laws and equal pay for women have rallied Democrats in recent weeks, but they have a long way to go before winning a statewide election in Texas.

07/29/2013

It would seem that Texas Republicans have never been stronger. An all-but-certain Republican successor is emerging to follow the departing Gov. Rick Perry. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Dems Look To Become Relevant Again Through Hispanic Vote

It would seem that Texas Republicans have never been stronger. An all-but-certain Republican successor is emerging to follow the departing Gov. Rick Perry.

07/15/2013

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

Republicans Defend Texas Abortion Proposal

Texas Republicans on Friday defended a sweeping abortion proposal against Democratic attempts to show the tough restrictions were not only unnecessary, but also unconstitutional.

07/12/2013

File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry Reshaped Texas, But Foundered Nationally

Gov. Rick Perry was a champion of fiercely conservative social activism long before the tea party was born. He oversaw the “Texas Miracle” job-creation boom and became the most powerful Texas governor since Reconstruction.

07/08/2013

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