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Judge Finds Texas Abortion Rules Unconstitutional

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional.


U.S. Border Patrol agents take undocumented immigrants into custody on July 21, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas Attorney General: Immigrants Crossing Border Illegally Are Raping, Killing In Texas

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says up to 1,000 National Guard troops will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border to stop the immigrants who are crossing the border illegally for criminal purposes.


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Texas AG: If We Can Land People On The Moon, We Can Achieve Border Security

Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state Republicans emphasize clamping down on the U.S.-Mexico border first and tackling everything else later.


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Texas Supreme Court Halts Release Of Execution Drug Supplier

New supplier of Texas execution drugs will remain secret for now.


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Judge: State Must Disclose Supplier Of Execution Drug

Two death row inmates have filed suit claiming they may be subjected to unconstitutionally cruel pain.


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Lt. Gov. Calls For Probe Of Democratic Activist

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has called for an investigation into the voter registration methods of Democratic group Battleground Texas.


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Court Won’t Stop Execution Of Mexican National

A Mexican national moved a step closer to lethal injection Wednesday when a federal appeals court rejected a claim that he was mentally impaired and ineligible to be put to death for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer 20 years ago.


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Federal Appeals Court Ruling Halts Abortions At Third Of Texas’ Clinics

A third of the abortion clinics in Texas can no longer perform the procedure starting Friday after a federal appeals court allowed most of the state’s new abortion restrictions to take effect.


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Abbott Says He’ll Fight To Keep Texas Budget Small

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott borrowed heavily from Republican budgeting wish lists Monday while unveiling his first economic policy plan in his run for governor.