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Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host Republicans in 2016
Cleveland won the backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP's 2016 presidential pick will accept the party's nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
UT Chancellor to President: Resign, Or I'll Fire You
The war over Bill Powers tenure as president of the Unversity of Texas at Austin may be reaching a new level of brutality as UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa will reportedly seek Powers' termination at this week's regents meeting.
2016 Republican National Convention goes to Cleveland
The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday that it chose the Ohio city over Dallas in a battle of north versus south and Rust Belt versus Bible Belt.
Presidential visit to Texas provides political opportunity
In a political climate that already has Austin buzzing this Summer, the White House has decided to heat things up this week as President Barack Obama lands in Texas for a two-day visit.
In Border Crisis, Perry Finds a Political Advantage
Even if you believe that Gov. Rick Perry 's motivations are purely about the security of the border between Texas and Mexico, his running dispute with the federal government makes for good politics.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Kay Bailey Hutchison Defends UT President, Calls Him - A Great Leader'
AUSTIN, Texas--As UT President Bill Powers seeks to hold on to his job in the face of a growing admissions scandal where powerful lawmakers and their donors were allegedly given preferential admissions, the new leader of the alumni association is standing by Powers.
Kay Bailey Hutchison is right choice for Texas Exes
Editor's Note: Associate Editor Noah Horwitz currently works with Jason Fuller, Hutchison's former regional director.
Texas Starts to Have Company in Position on Common Core
State legislatures are scrambling to renounce Common Core standards as a grassroots movement builds against them.
Powers deserves support of Longhorns everywhere
As past and current student leaders at the University of Texas at Austin, we have followed the controversy surrounding certain members of the UT System Board of Regents and our president, William Powers Jr., for over three years.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Regents confirm that University of Texas president was asked to resign
KVUE - Two members from the University of Texas Board of Regents confirmed Sunday that university President Bill Powers was asked to resign.
Burnt Orange Report
UT President Bill Powers Facing The Most Serious Threat To His Job From Rick Perry Appointees Yet
With UT System Chairman Francisco Cigarroa leaving in a few months and Perry's reign ending in January, he has dwindling opportunities to get rid of Powers, a distinguished academic and university leader who enjoys broad and deep support from the students, faculty, alumni, and members of both parties in the Legislature.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Attorney General candidate Sen. Ken Paxton speaks at the Republican State Convention June 6, 2014
A political candidate's troubles are supposed to be a gold mine for the opposition, but that has not been the case with state Sen. Ken Paxton , the Republican nominee for attorney general.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
What do UT and the U.S. Senate have in common?
Kay Bailey Hutchison will always be known as the first woman to represent Texas in the U.S. senate, but now the former law maker is adding a little more burnt orange to her resume by taking on a new title.
Could Mississippi's Primary Happen in Texas?
Last week, Senator Thad Cochran narrowly defeated Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi GOP run-off.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Kay Bailey Hutchison to lead UT alumni group
Kay Bailey Hutchison - the former U.S. senator, University of Texas cheerleader and two-time UT graduate - is set to become the university's top booster.
Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press
Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.
Carl Leubsdorf - What's in the political cards for Rick Perry?
If he runs again in 2016, Texas Gov. Rick Perry hopes better physical and substantive preparation will enable him to avoid the mishaps that made his 2012 race "painful" and "very humbling."
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Kay Bailey Hutchison named head of UT alumni group
The 100,000-member association of University of Texas alumni has named former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison as its new president.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Split focus for Texas Democrats on display at convention
Georgia Cunningham of San Antonio joined others in singing the national anthem during the Texas Democratic State Convention on Saturday at the Dallas Convention Center.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Dallas Democrats' clout ends at the county line
Democratic officials from Dallas, including state Sen. Royce West , filled the stage at the Texas Democrats State Convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.