O’Rourke endorsed by Harry Styles, Willie Nelson

O’Rourke endorsed by Harry Styles, Willie Nelson

Isabel Webb Carey
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October 5, 2022
Over the weekend, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke received two endorsements from Willie Nelson and Harry Styles. During Styles’ fifth...
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Governor candidate debate focused on guns, abortion and other hot-button issues

Governor candidate debate focused on guns, abortion and other hot-button issues

Isabel Webb Carey
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October 3, 2022
Gov. Greg Abbott and Beto O’Rourke’s debate on Friday centered on guns, abortion and other hot-button issues. Each candidate accused...
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Crenshaw criticizes “alt-right” lawmakers

Crenshaw criticizes “alt-right” lawmakers

Isabel Webb Carey
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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”...
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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

Isabel Webb Carey
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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...
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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

Isabel Webb Carey
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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...
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Beto O’Rourke postpones weekend campaign stops due to illness

Beto O’Rourke postpones weekend campaign stops due to illness

Isabel Webb Carey
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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...
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Judge strikes down ban on adults below 21 carrying handguns

Judge strikes down ban on adults below 21 carrying handguns

Isabel Webb Carey
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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...
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Texas trigger law banning abortion takes effect

Texas trigger law banning abortion takes effect

Isabel Webb Carey
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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...
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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

Isabel Webb Carey
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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...
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Texas officials indicate support for repealing tampon tax

Texas officials indicate support for repealing tampon tax

Isabel Webb Carey
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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. ...
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