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Ted Cruz  the only ‘no’ vote on bipartisan bill to prevent election subversion

Ted Cruz the only ‘no’ vote on bipartisan bill to prevent election subversion

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September 28, 2022
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz was the only Republican to vote against bipartisan legislation aimed at preventing election subversion that passed...
Crenshaw criticizes “alt-right” lawmakers

Crenshaw criticizes “alt-right” lawmakers

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September 26, 2022
At the Texas Tribune Festival, U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw spoke with The New York Times’ Jonathan Martin about the “alt-right”...
Annual arrests of undocumented immigrants at the border surpasses 2 million for the first time

Annual arrests of undocumented immigrants at the border surpasses 2 million for the first time

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September 22, 2022
For the first time, annual arrests of undocumented immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border surpassed 2 million. According to figures provided...
Report shows Texas ranks first in book bans

Report shows Texas ranks first in book bans

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September 20, 2022
According to a new report published by free speech nonprofit advocacy group PEN America, Texas ranks first in the number...
5th Circuit upholds Texas law prohibiting social media companies from filtering hate speech

5th Circuit upholds Texas law prohibiting social media companies from filtering hate speech

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September 19, 2022
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday in favor of allowing a Texas law prohibiting large social media...
Gov. Greg Abbott sends migrant buses to VP Kamala Harris’ residence

Gov. Greg Abbott sends migrant buses to VP Kamala Harris’ residence

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September 15, 2022
Two buses of migrants arrived at the home of United States Vice President Kamala Harris in the nation’s capital Thursday...
Texas governor signs letter asking President to abandon student loan forgiveness plan

Texas governor signs letter asking President to abandon student loan forgiveness plan

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September 14, 2022
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a letter Monday asking President Joe Biden not to go through with his student loan...
Judge says companies can deny PrEP coverage for religious reasons

Judge says companies can deny PrEP coverage for religious reasons

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September 12, 2022
A Texas federal judge ruled on Wednesday that requiring employers to cover their employees’ HIV and PrEP medication represented a...
Ted Cruz says he will vote against bill codifying same-sex marriage protections

Ted Cruz says he will vote against bill codifying same-sex marriage protections

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September 7, 2022
After previously suggesting that Texas should repeal a now-defunct anti-sodomy law that criminalizes same-sex relations, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz recently...
Republican Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley announces support for Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor

Republican Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley announces support for Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor

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September 6, 2022
Republican Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley announced his support for Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s Democratic challenger on WFAA politics podcast...
Abbott announces Chicago as a new destination for migrants

Abbott announces Chicago as a new destination for migrants

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September 1, 2022
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced late Wednesday that Chicago would become a new destination for migrants in his strategy that...
New regulations prepare Texas for severe winter weather

New regulations prepare Texas for severe winter weather

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August 31, 2022
The Texas Railroad Commission on Tuesday approved regulations designed to prepare Texas for severe winter weather. The move comes a...
Beto O’Rourke postpones weekend campaign stops due to illness

Beto O’Rourke postpones weekend campaign stops due to illness

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August 29, 2022
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke’s campaign released an announcement Sunday that he is taking a break from the campaign...
Judge strikes down ban on adults below 21 carrying handguns

Judge strikes down ban on adults below 21 carrying handguns

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August 26, 2022
A federal judge in Fort Worth struck down a Texas law that prohibits 18- to 20-year-olds from carrying handguns on...
Texas trigger law banning abortion takes effect

Texas trigger law banning abortion takes effect

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August 25, 2022
The Texas state trigger law that bans abortion took effect on Thursday. Residents in the state lost access to the...
Reproductive rights groups sue state officials to protect out-of-state abortion access

Reproductive rights groups sue state officials to protect out-of-state abortion access

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August 24, 2022
Reproductive rights groups filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and other officials who could enforce...
Texas officials indicate support for repealing tampon tax

Texas officials indicate support for repealing tampon tax

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August 22, 2022
Last week, Texas officials signaled their support for eliminating the  sales tax on products like tampons, sanitary pads and pantyliners. ...
A majority of Texas voters support legalizing cannabis for medical and recreational use

A majority of Texas voters support legalizing cannabis for medical and recreational use

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August 18, 2022
According to a survey conducted by The Dallas Morning News and University of Texas at Tyler, 72 percent of registered...
Texas Democrats vote unanimously for the Inflation Reduction Act

Texas Democrats vote unanimously for the Inflation Reduction Act

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August 15, 2022
House Democrats voted unanimously on Friday for the spending bill which would attempt to tackle climate change, the high cost...
Texas officials take to the stage at CPAC 2022

Texas officials take to the stage at CPAC 2022

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August 9, 2022
Texas Republicans featured prominently among the conservative politicians and media personalities addressing conference-goers at CPAC Texas 2022, whose website touts...
Gov. Greg Abbott Buses Migrants to New York City

Gov. Greg Abbott Buses Migrants to New York City

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August 8, 2022
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced in a press release Friday that a group of migrants had been transported from Texas...
Greg Abbott gives keynote address at West Texas Legislative Summit

Greg Abbott gives keynote address at West Texas Legislative Summit

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August 5, 2022
Texas Governor Greg Abbott gave a keynote address at the West Texas Legislative Summit on Thursday morning at Angelo State...
Ted Cruz votes to pass the PACT Act

Ted Cruz votes to pass the PACT Act

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August 4, 2022
Texas Senator Ted Cruz voted to advance a landmark bill that would provide care for veterans impacted by toxic burn...
Former President Donald Trump to give keynote address at CPAC

Former President Donald Trump to give keynote address at CPAC

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August 3, 2022
Former U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) event in Dallas, Texas,...
Cuellar and Gonzalez vote against Assault Weapons Ban bill

Cuellar and Gonzalez vote against Assault Weapons Ban bill

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August 1, 2022
The House of Representative on Friday passed the Assault Weapons Ban that would impose the first ban in decades on...
Ted Cruz says Texas should repeal its dormant ban on gay sex

Ted Cruz says Texas should repeal its dormant ban on gay sex

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July 28, 2022
In the wake of implicit threats to LGBT rights, the Supreme Court’s U.S. Senator Ted Cruz told The Dallas Morning...
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller publicly supports the legalization of medical marijuana

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller publicly supports the legalization of medical marijuana

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July 26, 2022
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller last week became the highest-ranking Texas official to publicly support the legalization of medical marijuana...
Austin City Council passes GRACE Act

Austin City Council passes GRACE Act

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July 25, 2022
The Austin City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to pass the GRACE Act, which is designed to protect access to...
Mothers Against Greg Abbott (MAGA) release new ad

Mothers Against Greg Abbott (MAGA) release new ad

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July 21, 2022
In a new 90 second political ad released last week, Mothers Against Greg Abbott, a new political action committee, voiced...
House votes to protect marriage equality

House votes to protect marriage equality

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July 20, 2022
The House on Tuesday passed a bill that would recognize same-sex marriages at the federal level. Though it attracted bipartisan...
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