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Lawsuit filed to stop vote on historical racing in Texas

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A Fort Worth Republican lawmaker wants a temporary restraining order to stop a controversial vote by the Texas Racing Commission.

Wendy Davis offers plan to help Texas military and veterans

Proposal includes helping veterans find jobs and be treated for mental health issues.

Texas Tea Partiers have Rick Perry’s back — on at least one issue

North Texas Tea Party members say Rick Perry can be ‘all hat, no cattle,’ but they believe the indictment is pure politics.

Texas should pay for lawyers, Perry says

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that he believes taxpayers should have picked up his legal tab but opted to use campaign funds "to keep from having folks grouse about it."

Davis spends $4 million on Texas attack ads

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis, lagging behind in both polling and campaign finances, spent about $4 million in August to attack Republican opponent Greg Abbott on television.