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"I won't get too political tonight, but I just can't help it sometimes," a smiling Sarah Palin told a Houston audience Tuesday night, shortly before lighting into what she called "the mother of all unfunded mandates called Obamacare" and "the most pro-abortion president ever to...
Husband and wife political strategists James Carville and Mary Matalin agree on one thing: Democrats should brace for big losses next month. The couple, former advisers to presidents from rival parties, gave their insights Tuesday at a National Center for Policy Analysis...
It's up to the Big John, Lucky Lady and Nita E to get the Houston Ship Channel reopened by tonight. On Monday, 40 workers tried to clear wreckage that brought Ship Channel traffic to a halt after a tug pushing barges struck an electrical tower Sunday. They brought in the Big...
Nearly one in four San Antonio-area diabetics suffered from out-of-control blood sugar last year, a higher percentage than any major Texas city except El Paso, according to a new report from a statewide business coalition. That poor blood-sugar control might be reflected in the...
U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards admitted today that he trails in his bid for an 11th term – only a month out from Election Day. "I'm the underdog," the Waco Democrat told the editorial board of The Dallas Morning News . "I don't mind saying we are behind. I relish being the underdog."...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is defending a state program that has given grants to high-tech startups whose investors are big donors to him. Perry, a Republican, said Monday at a campaign stop in Irving that the companies that get the money go through a "multilayered process'' before...
The state of Texas has given more than $16 million to high-tech startups whose investors are big donors to Republican Gov. Rick Perry. The Dallas Morning News reports companies with ties to at least eight big donors have received awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund...
Democrat Bill White told a Houston gubernatorial debate that it's important that state government is "well-run as a public service for all people and not as a political machine.'' His comment refers to a Dallas Morning News report Sunday that more than $16 million from the Texas...
The race the Govenors mansion is getting tight. A recent poll has the to dead even. Governor Rick Perry and Bill White and ramping up their efforts in the final days ahead of November 2nd. Listen to the Monday October 4th, 2010 590 Election News: As the November draws near,...