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Nation Mar 19Austin police chief says fourth bombing shows ‘different level of skill’
Texas' capital city was rocked by the fourth bombing this month, which injured two people and which the police chief says was caused by a tripwire and showed "a different level of skill" than the package bombs used in the…
Nation Mar 12Police say 2 package explosions in Austin are linked
Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin, Texas, on Monday is linked to a similar bombing that killed a man elsewhere in the city this month, and they're considering whether race was…
Politics Mar 07Democrats, women candidates score big in Texas primaries
Women running for Congress surged to big wins and Democrats smashed recent turnout levels in Texas' first-in-the-nation 2018 primary elections, giving Republicans a potential glimpse of what's ahead in the first midterms under President Donald Trump.
Politics Nov 15Republican governors gather amid party setbacks, turmoil
AUSTIN, Texas — Republicans who control two-thirds of the nation’s governorships are gathering this week in America’s largest red state, in part to strategize about how to maintain their political dominance.
Politics Oct 21Appeal for hurricane aid backed by former presidents raises $31 million
All five living former U.S. presidents attended a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey.
Politics Aug 08A new low: Texas Democrats don’t have candidate for governor
After high-profile candidates lost decisively in the last two elections, the Texas Democratic Party now finds itself in unprecedented territory for the 2018 ballot: with no major candidate to run.
Politics Jul 16Texas ‘bathroom bill’ may shape 2018 GOP primary campaigns
As the Texas legislature heads into a special session to revive the "bathroom bill," conservative groups are vowing revenge on Republican lawmakers in Texas who don't approve it. Whether the law is enacted or not, the issue looms large over…
Politics May 21Texas revives transgender ‘bathroom bill’ for public schools
A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas.
Politics Mar 23Rick Perry blasts election of first gay Texas A&M student president
Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose agency oversees the nation's nuclear arsenal, is inserting himself into an unusually small political dispute: an election for student body president at Texas A&M.
Politics Dec 05Republican Electoral College member says he won’t vote for Trump
A Republican member of the Electoral College from Texas said Monday that he won't cast one of his state's 38 electoral votes for Donald Trump because "I am here to elect a president, not a king."…