Politics

Houston, Texas Skyline
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February 20, 2019 - 7:05 am
Leaders in three major cities are in a last-minute scramble to win the 2020 Democratic National Convention, an event that could funnel millions of dollars into the local economy and put them at the center of the political world for one week next summer.
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El Chapo
USA Today
Alan Scaia
February 13, 2019 - 7:37 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Senator Ted Cruz is renewing his call to use money seized from Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to build a wall along the border with Mexico. Sen. Cruz reintroduced a bill last month that would use the money for border security. The U.S. Government is looking to seize $14 billion from...
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US Capitol Building
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Barbara Schwarz
February 13, 2019 - 6:20 am
Republican and Democratic lawmakers have a proposed budget bill. This one allots nearly one point four billion dollars for border security, which is about three hundred million dollars less than the amount offered in December.
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Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke
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Barbara Schwarz
February 08, 2019 - 6:28 am
Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke told none other than Oprah Winfrey, on a stage in New York's Time Square no less, that he's admitted to thinking about running for the presidency and will give his answer by the end of the month.
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