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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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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, US News, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Kay Bailey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate, Republican, Austin, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Reince Priebus

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Austin, TX

Gilmer Mirror

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.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey, Rick Perry, US Governors, Illegal Immigration

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Breitbart.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, University of Texas at Austin

Daily Texan

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Texas

MyHighPlains.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Senator Kay Bailey, Texas, Representative Mary Fallin, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Daily Texan

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.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, University of Texas at Austin, US Politics, US News, Senator Kay Bailey, US Senate, Republican

Sun Jul 06, 2014

CultureMap

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

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.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Texas Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas

Free Republic

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Thad Cochran, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas, Texas Government

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Chron

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, University of Texas at Austin

KRGV

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX

Crescent-News.com

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."

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Texas, Hillary Clinton, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KAUZ

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey, Texas

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas, Dallas, TX

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Dallas, TX, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Marc Veasey, Democrat

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