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Texans Vote For First New Governor Since 2000

Without Gov. Rick Perry on the ballot for the first time since 2000, Texas politics was poised to undergo a major shake-up Tuesday, starting with the race for governor between the state’s staunchly conservative Republican attorney general and a Democratic champion of abortion rights.

11/04/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry’s 1st Court Appearance Delayed Until Nov. 7

Gov. Rick Perry’s first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.

10/21/2014

File photo of former President Bill Clinton addressing the audience on the second day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on April 9, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Deborah Cannon-Pool/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton Raising Money For Sen. Mary Landrieu

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is getting fundraising help this weekend from a Democratic Party heavyweight, popular former President Bill Clinton.

09/04/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he's an improved version of the 2012 candidate who stumbled badly.  (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry Tests 2016 Presidential Prospects In New Hampshire Visit

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he’s an improved version of the 2012 candidate who stumbled badly.

08/22/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans on May 31, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry: Guard Protecting US, Not Playing Politics

Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that sending National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border will defend not just his home state but the entire nation from “narco-terrorists” and that he doesn’t know how long they will have to be deployed before the national threat is quelled.

08/13/2014

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz.   (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Formally Renounces Canadian Citizenship

Cruz was born in Alberta while his parents worked there in the oil business.

06/10/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz: Many Republicans Run ‘Soviet-Style Campaigns’

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says many Republicans run “Soviet-style” campaigns.

06/02/2014

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson greets fans in the Duck Commander Compound at Texas Motor Speedway on April 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star: ‘If We Don’t Turn To God At A Pretty Rapid Clip, We’re Going To Lose The United States Of America’

Thousands of Republicans are looking at their rising stars ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

05/29/2014

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz. (credit: Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

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

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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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