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U.S. Rep. Al Green begins bid to force impeachment vote on U.S. House floor

U.S. Rep. Al Green begins bid to force impeachment vote on U.S. House floor

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U.S. Rep. Al Green, D-Houston, brought a resolution to the floor of the U.S. House to impeach President...


Local TV reporter Brett Shipp launches bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions

Local TV reporter Brett Shipp launches bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions

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Local television newsman Brett Shipp has left his position at Dallas-based WFAA to run for Congress,...


Video: Watch Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez speak as she files to run for Texas governor

Video: Watch Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez speak as she files to run for Texas governor

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Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez announced Wednesday morning she would file to run for Texas governor...


Disability rights advocates call for Texas to halt education data mining contract

Disability rights advocates call for Texas to halt education data mining contract

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Disability rights advocates are asking the state to suspend a $4.4 million no-bid contract with Georgia-based...


Chip Roy, former chief of staff to Sen. Ted Cruz, is running for Congress

Chip Roy, former chief of staff to Sen. Ted Cruz, is running for Congress

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Chip Roy — a former senior staffer to multiple top Texas Republicans, including U.S. Sen. Ted...


Tech company moves HQ from San Antonio to Austin

Tech company moves HQ from San Antonio to Austin

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The office will have marketing, sales, business development and software development positions.


Austin vodka makers receive national advertising honor — despite no TV commercials in 20 years

Austin vodka makers receive national advertising honor — despite no TV commercials in 20 years

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Tito's Handmade Vodka has come a long way from its founding in 1997 and is now the top-selling alcoholic...


February\'s top stories: Massive development planned, Austin techies get serious about politics

February's top stories: Massive development planned, Austin techies get serious about politics

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While some deals were just getting off the ground in February, others were scrapped. That duality was...


Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, a Democrat, is running for governor

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, a Democrat, is running for governor

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Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez announced Wednesday morning that she is running for governor, giving...


The Brief: Lupe Valdez is running for governor, Net neutrality repeal worries businesses, and an impeachment attempt

The Brief: Lupe Valdez is running for governor, Net neutrality repeal worries businesses, and an impeachment attempt

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Small-business owners say a possible repeal of net neutrality could be a detriment, Democrats are looking...


Analysis: Sometimes, the Texas political agenda sets itself

Analysis: Sometimes, the Texas political agenda sets itself

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How repealing net neutrality could hurt small Texas businesses

How repealing net neutrality could hurt small Texas businesses

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When PDQ Resharpening opened in 1999, it had just one customer. In the years since, co-owner Shane Killingsworth...


Texas Democrats prepare for crowded, potentially competitive gubernatorial primary

Texas Democrats prepare for crowded, potentially competitive gubernatorial primary

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Texas Democrats appear headed toward a less-than-common scenario in their decades-long bid to retake...


State Rep. Gooden launches campaign for Hensarling\'s congressional seat

State Rep. Gooden launches campaign for Hensarling's congressional seat

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Another state lawmaker is running for Congress next year. State Rep. Lance Gooden, R-Terrell, is entering...


Texas lawmakers battle with Land Office over transparency in Alamo restoration

Texas lawmakers battle with Land Office over transparency in Alamo restoration

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Lawmakers who agreed earlier this year to dedicate tens of millions of dollars to update the Alamo are...


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