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Democratic candidates for attorney general focus campaigns on abortion

Democratic candidates for attorney general focus campaigns on abortion

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May 18, 2022
In the attorney general runoff, Democratic candidates Rochelle Garza and Joe Jaworsky have refocused attention on abortion policy following the...
Texas court allows state child abuse inquiries into the families of trans kids to continue

Texas court allows state child abuse inquiries into the families of trans kids to continue

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May 17, 2022
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday allowed the state child welfare agency to resume investigating parents and doctors who provide...
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Trump’s stop in Austin on American Freedom Tour

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May 16, 2022
Former President Donald Trump made his first stop on his American Freedom Tour in Austin, Saturday, May 14. During a...
Texas senators vote against bill to legalize abortions

Texas senators vote against bill to legalize abortions

Isabel Webb Carey
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May 12, 2022
The US Senate on Wednesday failed to advance legislation that would codify the right to an abortion into federal law....
Cruz: Biden is ‘a Laughing Stock at Home and Abroad’

Cruz: Biden is ‘a Laughing Stock at Home and Abroad’

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May 11, 2022
Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) responded to Senator Scott's words, adding that president Biden is "a laughing stock both at...
Texas Republican leaders promise to make abortion ‘unthinkable’

Texas Republican leaders promise to make abortion ‘unthinkable’

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May 10, 2022
Following the leak of the supreme court decision that signaled the impending end of federal constitutional protection for abortions, state...
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Jessica Cisneros hits out at Rep. Cuellar’s anti-abortion stance

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May 5, 2022
Following the leak of the Supreme Court draft opinion that signaled the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Texas Democratic House...
Mayra Flores : Ocasio-Cortez Does not Represent Hispanics or Have ‘Family Values’

Mayra Flores : Ocasio-Cortez Does not Represent Hispanics or Have ‘Family Values’

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May 5, 2022
After Democratic Rep. Filemon Vila abruptly decided to leave the U.S. House of Representatives, Gov. Greg Abbott called for a...
Texas poised to outlaw nearly all abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned

Texas poised to outlaw nearly all abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned

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May 3, 2022
According to a draft opinion obtained and published by Politico Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court intends to strike down Roe...
Mexico to change plans for trade railway connection through Texas

Mexico to change plans for trade railway connection through Texas

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May 2, 2022
Following Gov. Greg Abbott’s border inspection policy last month, the Mexican government announced its intention to reroute long-range plans to...
Judge announces hearing on ending Title 42

Judge announces hearing on ending Title 42

Isabel Webb Carey
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April 28, 2022
Contributing to the recent flurry of border-related policy reform, a federal judge in Louisiana temporarily blocked the Biden administration from...
Biden administration drops challenge to Texas Medicaid waiver

Biden administration drops challenge to Texas Medicaid waiver

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April 26, 2022
Following a yearlong legal battle over a federal healthcare program that Texas uses to pay for healthcare for uninsured Texans,...
Texas sues Biden administration over ending Title 42

Texas sues Biden administration over ending Title 42

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April 25, 2022
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a federal lawsuit against the Biden administration Friday in efforts to prevent the Biden...
Beto O’Rourke indicates support for expanding Texas gambling industry

Beto O’Rourke indicates support for expanding Texas gambling industry

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April 22, 2022
At a press conference in Dallas, Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke hinted at his support for expanding casino gambling and...
Abbot ends border inspections after backlash and delays

Abbot ends border inspections after backlash and delays

Isabel Webb Carey
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April 19, 2022
Following a week intensifying backlash, protests, and fears of economic losses, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ended his immigration order that...
Text messages reveal Texas Rep. Chip Roy initially sought to contest the 2020 election but later warned against it

Text messages reveal Texas Rep. Chip Roy initially sought to contest the 2020 election but later warned against it

Isabel Webb Carey
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April 18, 2022
In the weeks following the November 2020 presidential election, almost 100 text messages were exchanged between Utah Republican Senator Mike...
First bus of migrants arrives in Washington, D.C., from Texas

First bus of migrants arrives in Washington, D.C., from Texas

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April 14, 2022
Following Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement of his controversial to route undocumented migrants in a charter bus from the Texas border...
O’Rourke criticizes Abbott’s border inspection policy

O’Rourke criticizes Abbott’s border inspection policy

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April 13, 2022
In response to reports that Gov. Greg Abbott‘s inspection policy for all commercial trucks entering Texas from Mexico is causing massive...
International trade delayed at Texas border crossings

International trade delayed at Texas border crossings

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April 12, 2022
As a result of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent order for the inspection of northbound commercial vehicles by state troopers,...
Texas senators vote against Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

Texas senators vote against Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

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April 11, 2022
The U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court on Thursday, confirming her position as...
Abbott plans to send migrants to Washington, D.C., on charter buses

Abbott plans to send migrants to Washington, D.C., on charter buses

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April 7, 2022
Since Gov. Greg Abbott initially announced his plan to bus migrants to Washington, D.C. at a press conference on Wednesday,...
Trade Groups File Brief As Texas Appeals Decision Blocking Content Moderation Law

Trade Groups File Brief As Texas Appeals Decision Blocking Content Moderation Law

Javier Manjarres
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April 7, 2022
Two leading tech advocacy trade associations remained at the forefront of efforts to overturn a Texas social media law by...
Lt. Gov. Patrick calls for TX version of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill

Lt. Gov. Patrick calls for TX version of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill

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April 5, 2022
Following the recent passage of the Florida bill known as the “Don’t Say Gay” law, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick...
House votes to decriminalize cannabis

House votes to decriminalize cannabis

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April 4, 2022
The House passed a landmark legislation on Friday to decriminalize marijuana at a federal level. In the 220-204 vote, Texas’...
Judge calls for federal probe into allegations of sex trafficking

Judge calls for federal probe into allegations of sex trafficking

Isabel Webb Carey
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March 31, 2022
In the latest hearing in an ongoing 11-year-old investigation into Texas’ child welfare system, U.S. District Judge Janis Jack called...
Marc Veasey says US should accept more refugees fleeing Ukraine

Marc Veasey says US should accept more refugees fleeing Ukraine

Isabel Webb Carey
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March 29, 2022
Democratic Congressman Marc Veasey of Fort Worth has been recently spoken up over the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In an...
Austin ISD’s Pride Week marches on despite Ken Paxton’s criticisms

Austin ISD’s Pride Week marches on despite Ken Paxton’s criticisms

Isabel Webb Carey
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March 28, 2022
Despite Attorney General Ken Paxton’s efforts to stymie the celebration, Austin ISD Superintendent Stephanie Elizalde held firm on the district’s...
Pelosi signals support for Henry Cuellar

Pelosi signals support for Henry Cuellar

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March 24, 2022
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi affirmed her support for incumbent Democratic candidates, including U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Texas moderate...
Sen. Ted Cruz presses SCOTUS nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on critical race theory

Sen. Ted Cruz presses SCOTUS nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on critical race theory

Isabel Webb Carey
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March 23, 2022
During the confirmation hearing for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Republican U.S. Sen. Ted...
Texas appeals court reinstates injunction blocking investigations into parents of transgender kids

Texas appeals court reinstates injunction blocking investigations into parents of transgender kids

Isabel Webb Carey
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March 22, 2022
A Texas appeals court reinstated the injunction blocking child abuse investigations into the families of transgender children who receive gender-affirming...
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