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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,...
Although jobs, the environment and growth dominate the conversation surrounding the upcoming San Marcos municipal elections, a local residents group is hoping candidates will focus on an additional issue: making government more transparent. Open San Marcos, a nonprofit...
Texans are bucking tradition in the matchup between Republican Rick Perry and Democrat Bill White. Women, Hispanics, young urbanites and upbeat voters are highly sought-after in elections, and most tend to lean Democratic. But voter frustrations at Democratic-controlled...
Democrat Barack Obama's 2008 presidential victory energized young voters like no candidate in recent memory. If Cameron Kinvig has his way, this time they'll line up for Rick Perry . Kinvig, a Dallas bankruptcy lawyer who helps run the Dallas County Young Republicans, thinks the...
The races for seats in the Texas House are coming down to the final month. One of the contests Central Texans will follow closely involves two candidates for House District 52, which includes part of Williamson County.
Spirits were high and voices were raised in jubilation at the Torchlight Parade and Rally on the University of Texas campus Wednesday night. T he festive event was a stark contrast from the events which unfolded Tuesday when 19-year old Colton Tooley, a U.T. sophomore opened...
As students at the University of Texas reel from Tuesday's public suicide by a gun-toting student at the library, campus administrators say preventing suicide and violence among students is an ongoing effort, and each tragedy holds a lesson. Among college-age students, suicide...
The bus passengers thought they were making a quick few thousand dollars just for carrying bags on a bus across the Texas-Mexico border. One was recruited in an Atlanta coin laundry, another at a nightclub and one more handed a bag from a stranger in Charlotte, N.C. Almost all...