Texas

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, a Democrat candidate for the 7th Congressional District
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May 23, 2018 - 5:18 am
National Democrats breathed a sigh of relief after a liberal outsider lost her runoff in a high stakes U.S. House race for one of three Republican-held seats they hope to flip this November in the deep red state.
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Gov. Gregg Abbott hosts a roundtable discussion about safety in Texas schools after the recent school shooting in Sante Fe at the Texas States Capitol on May 22, 2018, in Austin, Texas.
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May 22, 2018 - 2:08 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott convened the first in a series of discussions on school safety Tuesday, declaring in response to last week's shooting near Houston, "We all want guns out of the hands of people who would try to murder our children."
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May 22, 2018 - 6:23 am
Voters in Texas will head back to the polls today for run-off elections in races where no candidate won 50 percent of the vote in the March primary.
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McDonalds Protest
AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File
May 22, 2018 - 5:53 am
Energized by the #MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities.
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 Texas Governor Greg Abbott
credit: Gabe Hernandez/Caller-Times via USA TODAY NETWORK
May 21, 2018 - 4:24 pm
Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbot has invited state lawmakers from both parties, top education officials and experts on school marshal programs and school architecture and design to the first of three roundtable discussions on curbing future school shootings.
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