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Legislative runoffs in DeSoto, Marshall counties
HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) — Voters return to the polls Tuesday to decide two legislative runoffs in in north...
 

Editorials from around Ohio
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
 

Voters to select circuit clerk in Lincoln runoff
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Lincoln County voters will select a new county circuit clerk on Tuesday.
 

Vt. police report icy roads in Chittenden County
WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say slippery roads have stopped traffic in the northbound...
 

Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Fremont...
 

Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press
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Retailers hope to break more shopping records...A fiscal warning from the White House...Trying to
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are hoping that Cyber Monday will be as successful as this year's Black Friday...
 

NH police say crash closes I-93 in Salem
SALEM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a portion of Interstate 93 is closed in Salem after an...
 
 
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Political News


Texas school finance case heads back to…
A state judge is set to hear new testimony beginning Tuesday on whether more money and fewer standardized tests have adequately…
 

Harvey Hilderbran, a Hill Country Republican,…
Republican Harvey Hilderbran was the first candidate in the state comptroller's race to begin airing television ads on Monday,…
 

Congress to discuss spending
Senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill are trying to put the finishing touches on a $1.1 trillion spending bill.
 

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White House News


Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month,…
 

Obama to address situation in Egypt this…
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in…
 

With kids at camp, Obama finds time for…
WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha's Vineyard vacation with golf, visits with friends…
 

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KXAN Political Blog


Texas 2014: Faces In the Races
During the 2014 election season, virtually every statewide office in Texas is up for grabs, because Gov. Rick Perry is stepping…
 

Behind the scenes: Texas lawmakers debate…
Texas lawmakers worked overnight, debating a handful of controversial abortion-related measures. KXAN had crews at the Capitol…
 

In Session. In-depth: Texas Gun Business
This weekend on “In Session. In-depth,” we focus on gun control and big business. One state’s loss might…
 

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Texas (change)

 
Republican Rick Perry is Governor of Texas. Two Republicans represent Texas in the U.S. Senate, and Texas has 32 representatives in the U.S. House: 20 Republicans and 12 Democrats.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Rick Perry
Lieutenant Governor: David Dewhurst
Attorney General: Greg Abbott

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