Money In Politics
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November 02, 2018 - 6:32 am
Candidates for governor, legislature and other state offices this year have brought in $2.2 billion in campaign contributions — nearly matching the combined total of $2.4 billion for candidates for the U.S. House and Senate.
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President Donald Trump talks about immigration and border security from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 01, 2018 - 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals that mark his latest...
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FILE - This illustration made available by NASA depicts the Dawn spacecraft orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres. On Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, NASA announced it had lost the probe, ending a fruitful mission in the asteroid belt. (NASA via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 1:03 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has lost a second spacecraft this week, ending a fruitful mission in the asteroid belt. Running low on fuel for some time, the Dawn spacecraft this week stopped communicating with flight controllers. Its prolonged silence prompted NASA to declare it dead Thursday,...
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Alan Scaia
November 01, 2018 - 12:45 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The Texas Commission on Public School Finance is preparing a report on how the state could change its finance system in the next legislative session. The commission was formed during the special session in 2017. This week, Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath met...
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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, waits to speak to students during a stop at the Texas A&M-San Antonio, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in San Antonio. Hurd, one of President Donald Trump’s few Republican critics in Congress is trying to hang on for another term in a Texas swing district. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 01, 2018 - 12:02 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Few Republicans in Congress have publicly criticized President Donald Trump like Will Hurd of Texas, who didn't vote for him 2016 and won't say if he will in 2020. But next week on Election Day, Hurd could end up helping save him. One of just three black Republicans in Congress,...
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President Donald Trump
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October 31, 2018 - 4:24 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could go as high as 15,000 as he draws a hard line on immigration in the lead-up to the midterm elections.
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