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Politics

Judge accuses mayor, councilman of bullying him

Judge accuses mayor, councilman of bullying himJustice of the Peace Mark Russo filed a harassment complaint against two colleagues
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

E-mails spur questions about councilman's motives

E-mails spur questions about councilman's motivesRick Callahan complained to police, the mayor and other city officials about his 'chief political opponent'
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Personal Finance

New non-profit to compete against payday lenders

New non-profit to compete against payday lendersOn Wednesday, Councilman Jerry Allen announces a new alternative to payday lenders
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Election Day website meltdown angers commissioners

Election Day website meltdown angers commissionersLast Tuesday's election was the second time that Dallas County's election information website had failed
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Abbott makes first nomination as governor-elect

Abbott makes first nomination as governor-electCameron County Judge Carlos Cascos will become the state's chief elections official in January
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Van de Putte considers mayoral bid

Van de Putte considers mayoral bidThe losing candidate in the lieutenant governor's race may run for mayor of San Antonio
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Inside Texas Politics (11/9/14)

Inside Texas Politics (11/9/14)The Republican sweep has Democrats pondering their future
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Tempers flare as white supremacists protest in Rockwall

Tempers flare as white supremacists protest in RockwallOne planned protest in Rockwall turned into so much more as dozens of people came out on both sides of a hot button issue.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
National News

Obama praises attorney general nominee

Obama praises attorney general nomineePresident Obama says attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch has a fierce commitment to equal justice
  • National News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Analysis: Why did DA Craig Watkins lose?

Analysis: Why did DA Craig Watkins lose?Voters rejected Watkins' reelection bid by a slim 3,300-vote margin
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Governor-Elect Greg Abbott speaks about transition

Governor-Elect Greg Abbott speaks about transitionTexas' new Governor-Elect Greg Abbott spoke Wednesday in Austin about the transition to office and what that means for the state.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Abbott advisor: Davis attack ad gave Republican a boost

Abbott advisor: Davis attack ad gave Republican a boostDavis' ad featuring a wheelchair pushed voters to the Republican, according to a senior advisor for Abbott.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Republican Burton wins Davis' state senate seat

Republican Burton wins Davis' state senate seat"The American people have rejected the president's agenda for our nation"
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Wendy Davis thanks supporters

Wendy Davis thanks supportersState Senator Wendy Davis gave an emotional concession speech Tuesday night after an early defeat
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Hawk declares victory in Dallas DA race

Hawk declares victory in Dallas DA raceWith 67 percent of precincts reporting at 11:10 p.m., Hawk had just a 2,343-vote margin
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

George P. wins, accomplishes Bush family first

George P. wins, accomplishes Bush family firstThe grandson of a former president and nephew of another is the next Texas land commissioner
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Tarrant County

Fort Worth arena proposals passing by wide margin

Fort Worth arena proposals passing by wide marginMayor Betsy Price said the early voting results were "very exciting."
  • Tarrant County
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

GOP's Patrick elected lieutenant governor

GOP's Patrick elected lieutenant governorTea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick has been elected Texas lieutenant governor and will oversee the state Senate.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Texas News

Texas voters OK billions for road projects

Texas voters OK billions for road projectsHalf the funds that flow into the state's Rainy Day Fund will now be allocated to transportation projects
  • Texas News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

AP: Greg Abbott will be next Texas governor

AP: Greg Abbott will be next Texas governorAbbott will be the first new Texas governor in 14 years
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
National News

Ind. candidate arrested at polling site for stealing signs

Ind. candidate arrested at polling site for stealing signsA candidate for Yorktown Town Council was arrested on Election Day at a polling site, accused of stealing other candidates' signs and leaving the scene of a traffic accident during a confrontation with his accusers.
  • National News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Incumbent Dallas DA facing Election Day challenge

Incumbent Dallas DA facing Election Day challengeCraig Watkins faced the fight of his political life on Tuesday
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Ballot problem in San Antonio believed to be hoax

Ballot problem in San Antonio believed to be hoaxA voting machine was being dismantled to investigate an allegation that Greg Abbott's name was omitted from the ballot
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Denton County

Denton voters consider ban on fracking

Denton voters consider ban on frackingSupporters and opponents of a drilling ban rallied voters on Tuesday
  • Denton County
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Vote 2014: The Twitter Conversation

Vote 2014: The Twitter ConversationWhat are the top issues on Twitter surrounding politics in the U.S. and Twitter.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Texas News

Live Election Blog: Polls are open

Live Election Blog: Polls are openPolls are open until 7 p.m. for the 2014 Midterm Elections.
  • Texas News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Elections

Comfortably ahead, Texas GOP eyes landslide win

Comfortably ahead, Texas GOP eyes landslide winUp and down the ballot in Texas, Republicans were heavily favored to sweep unheralded Democratic challengers
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago