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Texas Take

Oct 27, 2017

 

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus delivered a stunner this week when he announced he will retire from his job as presiding officer. Unlike other top Texas Republicans who retired, he’s not expected anytime soon on Dancing with the Stars. Instead, he may get very involved in the GOP primary. 

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick...


Oct 19, 2017

The President started it all, with some Trump-speak about how some former presidents didn't call the families of dead soldiers to express condolences. After he walked those comments back, Energy Secretary Perry, a veteran himself, called the public controversy over The Donald's remarks as "asinine."

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Oct 12, 2017

An angry Gov. Greg Abbott takes on fellow Republicans in the U.S. House for getting "rolled" by not demanding that Texas gets an additional $18 billion now in Hurricane Harvey relief funding.

And former top Trump adviser Steve Bannon says he's fixin' to unseat all Republican U.S. senators except Texan Ted Cruz, as...


Oct 5, 2017

The worst shooting massacre in modern U.S. history sparks an intense new debate over gun control, including a ban on "bump stocks" that can make rifles function like an automatic weapon.

Gov. Greg Abbott shuts down complaints in Houston about the pace of Hurricane Harvey recovery by writing the Bayou City a $50 million...