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Dec 15, 2016

A reality star picks a reality star, as President-Elect Donald Trump picks former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to serve in his cabinet as the nation's energy czar. Perry's nomination is sparking controversy and discussion.

As Gov. Greg Abbott gears up for the approaching legislative session, he is predicting that the state...

Dec 11, 2016

Will the Texas bathroom bill flush the state's economy down the toilet? A business group says yes, but supporters say no.

What's next with the state's growing foster-care crisis, which carries a huge price tag to repair, and should the state tell women to call 911 if they feel pressured to get an abortion?

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Dec 2, 2016

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is promoting his bathroom-protection bill with a poll he paid for that says a majority of all Texans  -- Republicans, Democrats and everyone else -- agree that the controversial bill is a good idea.

If you thought the upcoming legislative session might go smoothly, think again. A throwdown over...

Nov 19, 2016

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is back in the limelight, promising pitchforks and torches if the new Republican majority in Washington doesn't deliver on its promises to drain the swamp and make American politics work for the people again.

If the Washington establishment is feeling the heat from Donald Trump being president-elect,...

Nov 12, 2016

With Donald Trump now America's president elect, after one of the wildest and most vicious elections in history, Texans are turning their attention to Washington to see what kind of Lone Star flavor his cabinet and policies may have.

Among the Texas officials who campaigned for Trump. former Gov. Rick Perry has hinted...