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Nation Jan 21As Supreme Court weighs Roe, nation’s largest anti-abortion protest in a celebratory mood
Thousands of anti-abortion protesters are rallying in the nation's capital Friday with a growing sense of momentum about the prospects this year of a sweeping rollback of abortion rights.
Nation Dec 23Texas board withdraws pardon recommendation for George Floyd
A Texas board has withdrawn a unanimous pardon recommendation for George Floyd over a 2004 drug arrest in Houston. The Texas Board of Pardon and Paroles says it had identified "procedural errors" in how pardons were issued this year.
Nation Nov 18Texas still at risk of winter power blackouts, says oversight group
A group that oversees the reliability of the nation's electrical sector says Texas is again at risk of blackouts this winter because of extreme weather like the catastrophic February storm that buckled the state's electricity grid.
Politics Nov 15Democrat Beto O’Rourke running for Texas governor in 2022
It's O'Rourke's third run for office in as many election cycles after a narrow loss for U.S. Senate in 2018 and a short-lived presidential run in 2020.
Politics Nov 04Biden administration sues Texas over voting restrictions
The lawsuit filed Thursday comes as the party faces dimming hopes of overhauling the nation's election laws in response to a wave of new restrictions in Republican-led states.
Politics Oct 18Rights groups sue Texas as GOP redraws U.S. House maps
The lawsuit filed Monday in federal court comes even before the Texas Legislature has given final passage to maps that sort the state's 30 million residents into new political districts for the next decade.
Politics Oct 07Abortions resume in some Texas clinics after judge halts law
Abortions quickly resumed in some Texas clinics Thursday after a federal judge halted the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., but doctors across the state did not rush to resume normal operations with the court battle far from over.
Politics Oct 06Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions
A federal judge has ordered Texas to suspend a new law that has banned most abortions in the state since September. The order Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman freezes for now the strict abortion law known as Senate…
Nation Oct 01Nation’s most restrictive abortion law back in Texas court
The Biden administration has called the law unconstitutional and sued Texas last month. It's unclear when the judge will decide whether to put the law on hold.
Nation Sep 07Texas governor signs new GOP voting restrictions into law
The sweeping bill signed Tuesday by the two-term Republican governor further tightens Texas’ strict voting laws.