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Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke Sunday Debate Postponed Due To Weekend Voting

(CBSDFW.COM) – This Sunday’s debate between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O’Rourke in Houston has been postponed until further notice. Cruz will be in Washington D.C. 141 more words


Cruz, O'Rourke Talk Immigration, Guns, Trump In Heated 1st Texas Senate Debate

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — It was a heated first Texas Senate debate Friday between between Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O’Rourke in Dallas as they tackled numerous topics that included immigration, guns and President Donald Trump. 991 more words


Texas Housers tells state lawmakers that neighborhoods across the state must meet basic standards that keep Texans safe

Texas Housers urged state lawmakers this afternoon to ensure that all neighborhoods where Texans make their homes meet the basic needs for a decent quality of life: clean drinking water and air, proper drainage infrastructure, and essential lighting and sidewalks. 674 more words

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Texas Senate Begins Rewrite Of Sexual Harassment Policies

AUSTIN (AP) — A top Texas senator says current policies against sexual harassment are so ambiguous that she “would be hesitant” to come forward with a complaint. 111 more words


Christmas at the Capitol: Senate – Advent Calendar, Dec. 12, 2017

The Texas Capitol hosts the Texas Senate and the Texas House of Representatives, along with legislators’ offices, and some other offices.

The Senate and the House each have a Christmas tree. 7 more words


Barbara Jordan speaks at the 1992 Democratic Convention

Jordan taught political science at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama for a year.[7] In 1960, she returned to Houston, passed the bar and started a private law practice. 231 more words

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