Politics

2014 Elections
10:12 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Davis says critics picked on 'wrong Texas gal'

State Senator Wendy Davis fights back.
NPR

Saying she’d “had enough,” state Sen. Wendy Davis unloaded on Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday night, blaming him and his allies for waging a smear campaign against her family and warning he had picked a fight with the “wrong Texas gal.”

 

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2014 Elections
9:50 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Crowd of hopefuls lining up to take on Cornyn

U.S. Senator John Cornyn
NPR

Twenty Texans think they could do a better job than U.S. Sen. John Cornyn.

 

In his re-election bid, the two-term Republican senator has drawn seven Republicans, five Democrats, four independents, three Libertarians and one Green Party candidate to run for his seat. It is by far the most crowded statewide race in Texas this year.

 

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2014 Elections
4:03 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Abbott, Davis go after the education vote differently

Attorney General Greg Abbott
NPR

 Less than two months before the March 4 primary, Attorney General Greg Abbott, the leading Republican candidate for governor, can often be found on the campaign trail discussing an issue other statewide Republican candidates have mostly avoided: an overhaul of public education.

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2014 Elections
3:00 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Turner's declaration could impact GOP primaries

Republican State Rep. Scott Turner
NPR

State Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, recently announced his candidacy for speaker of the House, an election for which will not be held until 2015.

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A&M-Commerce
8:51 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Ralph Hall donates papers to University

Left to right: Andrea Weddle, President Dan R. Jones, Congressman Ralph Hall, Randy VanDeven, Greg Mitchell
Texas A&M University-Commerce Marketing Communications

Congressman Ralph Hall finalized the donation of his personal papers and memorabilia to Texas A&M University-Commerce today in a signing ceremony with President Dan R. Jones at the A&M-Commerce at Rockwall facility. 

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State News
8:43 am
Tue November 13, 2012

State Rep. Flynn Announces Prefiled Legislation

State Representative Dan Flynn
Texas House of Representatives

AUSTIN - State Representative Dan Flynn took advantage of early filing opportunities this morning and filed his first round of House Bills focusing on education, free enterprise, and jobs. Through early filing, Representative Flynn ensures that these issues have the best chance at being taken up this 83rd Legislative session, slated to begin in January of 2013.

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Politics
5:03 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

The Youth Vote: "We Want To Participate"

INTERN CONTRIBUTION - As a young person, this I know: The last election affected our parents, but the turnout of this election can affect our parents as well as our youth.

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Elections
9:00 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

North Texas Election Results

It's election night across the nation, and we are your source for local election results!

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Politics
5:00 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Live Blog: Battleground

Originally published on Wed January 8, 2014 1:11 pm

**Refresh this page often for the latest updates.**

A quick head's up on what this is. The Battleground is an aggregation of NPR member stations' content produced during election night. It's curated by the staff at NPR Digital Services, including Eric Athas, Teresa Gorman, Will Snyder, Kim Perry and Erin Teare Martin. The list of participating stations and states is posted at the bottom.

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Election Day
4:25 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

In Hunt County, Smooth Sailing for Election Day Voters

The polling place at Westview United Methodist Church in Greenville, TX.
Jerrod Knight

According to election officials at the polling location inside the Westview United Methodist Church in Greenville, the "rush" associated with this year's presidential election was more prevalent during the early voting opportunities than during today's turnout.

The line for early voting did extend beyond the doorway at the Hunt County election office over the early voting period, but my sojourn to vote this morning was met with few other people.

Elections
7:03 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Sulphur Springs, Paris Among Top Donors to Obama, Romney

Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune has compiled donation totals for President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney as the two compete for support in the Lone Star State.

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Texas Legislative Session
10:03 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Deuell, Flynn to Address Greenville Breakfast

Sen. Deuell (L) and Rep. Flynn

Texas lawmakers will appear before local business and government leaders later this month to provide a preview of the 2013 state legislative session.

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Elections
2:07 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Cities, School Boards to Conduct Elections this November

NPR

In addition to the national, statewide and countywide races, some local citizens will be choosing between city council and school board members.

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Politics
5:01 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Paul Sadler to Address Hunt County Voters Friday

Paul Sadler
Texas Tribune

GREENVILLE - Sadler, a candidate for the U.S. Senate, will speak during a breakfast Friday at the historic Dairy Manor, 5400 Business U.S. Highway 69 South in Greenville.

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Elections
6:13 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

Finals for Hunt, Fannin and Rains County Primary Runoff Races

Hunt County citizens arrive Tuesday to cast their vote at Commerce City Hall.
Scott Harvey KETR

There were six races Tuesday night in three local counties. All but one of the Republicans elected are unopposed in November.

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