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  1. With U.S. House GOP majority in the balance, Culberson and Fletcher battle in West HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Texas Tribune

    Whether the geography was intentional or not, U.S. Rep. John Culberson marvels at the view from his west Houston campaign office. From the strip mall office where he is waging the fight of his political life, he can gaze at his legislative baby: the Katy Freeway, otherwise known as a busy commuter strip of Interstate 10. "One of my greatest pride and joys [is that] I get to look at every single day there, the Katy Freeway," he boasts, pointing to the massive road several hundred yards to the north of his campaign office.

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  2. Beto O'Rourke's 1998 Dwi arrest featured in Republican super Pac TV adRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Texas Tribune

    Beto O'Rourke's early voting rally in San Jacinto Plaza and walking through downtown to vote at the county courthouse in El Paso on Mar. 2, 2018. *Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect a fundraising email that Beto O'Rourke sent in response to the ad.

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  3. While Democratic congressional candidates rake in cash, big donors ignore the statewide ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Texas Tribune

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke has raised money hand over fist, but the rest of the statewide ticket has been left relatively empty-handed as many left-leaning megadonors have shifted - or sharply curtailed - their giving. Lupe Valdez, Democratic candidate for governor, and U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, vying for the U.S. Senate, at the Texas Democratic Party convention in Fort Worth on June 23, 2018.

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  4. Boisterous attorney, political donor Tony Buzbee says he's running for Houston mayor in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Texas Tribune

    Tony Buzbee, a high-wattage trial lawyer, big-time political donor and Texas A&M University System regent, says he is running to be the mayor of Houston in 2019. "The mayor's race in Houston traditionally has been as boring as watching paint dry," Buzbee said on Fox26 Houston Tuesday night, when he announced his bid. 2 comments

  5. Trump eyeing executive order to end citizenship for children born in U.S. to noncitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Texas Tribune

    President Donald Trump arrives at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston on Oct. 22, 2018. Trump is in Texas to attend a rally at the Toyota Center.

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  6. Will Donald Trump's Houston rally for Ted Cruz motivate Republicans - or Democrats?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | Texas Tribune

    When President Donald Trump first announced he would travel to Texas to campaign for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, at least one Texas Republican operative prayed for the rally to take place at Kyle Field in College Station - and the sentiment had nothing to do with Aggie pride. At issue was a fear that if the Trump rally took place in one of Texas' big cities - particularly Dallas or Houston - the president's presence could further incite the Democratic base in races where Republican incumbents are in the fights of their political lives.

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  7. Study says to fix Harvey-related housing damage, Houston needs $2 billion more in federal fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Debris from Hurricane Harvey is piled high at the Pines Condominiums near the Buffalo Bayou in the Memorial area of Houston on Sept. 13, 2017.

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  8. Hurricane Harvey becomes focal point in Houston-area races for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Jeremy Boutor removes personal items on an air mattress from his home in a neighborhood along Eldridge Parkway, flooded by waters released from Addicks Reservoir on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, adding to flooding from Hurricane Harvey. The devastation was swift, and the recovery is far from over.

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  9. "Where is my son?": A migrant father was deported in May. His son is still in a Texas shelter.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    David Xol and his 7-year-old son, Byron, spent three days in a wooden crate on their way to the U.S. in May. After being separated from his son at the border, Xol was sent back to a remote village in the highlands of Guatemala. He has no idea when Byron is coming home.

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  10. Debt, loss and faith: How three families are faring a year after Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    The Eichberger family RV housed Kareen, Jon and two of their sons for nearly a year after their house was flooded by the rains of Tropical Storm Harvey. The RV is parked in the driveway of their damaged home, allowing Kareen and Jon to oversee ongoing repairs.

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  11. As Trump backlash continues, STEM professionals in Texas run for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Clockwise from bottom left: Allison Lami Sawyer, Michelle Beckley, Joseph Kopser, Carla Morton, and Rick Kennedy are Democrats with backgrounds in STEM running for office this year. As a child growing up in small-town Alabama, Sawyer spent five consecutive summers at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, where she built model rockets and began to envision herself as a scientist.

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  12. Trump administration announces nearly $5 billion for Texas flood control projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    The devastation was swift, and the recovery is far from over. Sign up for our ongoing coverage of Hurricane Harvey's aftermath.

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  13. Flash flooding in Houston sparks memories of HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    The devastation was swift, and the recovery is far from over. Sign up for our ongoing coverage of Hurricane Harvey's aftermath.

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  14. Meet the small-town student activists emerging in Texas after the mass shooting in Santa FeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Former Santa Fe High School student Bree Butler speaks to a crowd of gun control protestors at the U.S. Capitol on June 12, 2018. Amid a sea of people wearing business suits and dresses in a Senate office building in Washington, D.C., Bree Butler found herself sitting on the floor in protest at U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz 's office last week, donning a black hoodie and shorts with a bright orange bandana wrapped around her head.

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  15. Hurricane season starts June 1. Here are some ways Texans can prepare.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Jeremy Boutor removes personal items from his home on an air mattress from his home in a neighborhood along Eldridge Parkway, flooded by waters released from Addicks Reservoir on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, adding to flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane season is coming - and it can be deadly.

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  16. A trailblazer in Dallas, Lupe Valdez strives to prove herself on a statewide stageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Lupe Valdez campaigns at Black Star Co-op in Austin on April 13, 2018. Valdez is in a runoff with Andrew White for the Democratic nomination for governor.

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  17. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vows to challenge Lupe Valdez on border issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a get out the vote rally in Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, the first day of early voting for Republican and Democratic primaries in Texas. KINGWOOD - Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday vowed to challenge Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez over her views on border security and immigration, emphasizing an early contrast with the former Dallas County sheriff who has not yet secured her party's nomination.

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  18. Houston-area toxic waste site removed from priority cleanup listRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    The San Jacinto River Waste Pits, an EPA Superfund site that is contaminated with dioxins, is located on Interstate 10 east of Houston. The devastation was swift, and the recovery is far from over.

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  19. A decade after Ike, Houston still hasn't spent tens of millions it got to build affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    When the Houston Housing Authority tried to build in low-income neighborhoods, housing advocates and the feds blocked the projects. When they turned to wealthier areas, neighbors and politicians shot them down.

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  20. Texas' gambling rules explained: You can play bingo or the lottery, but no sports bettingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    When Texans want to spin a roulette wheel, pull the arm of a slot machine or try their hand at scooping up the pot in the center of a poker table, many pack their bags and head for Louisiana, Oklahoma or Las Vegas. That's because in most cases, it's illegal in the state to gamble.

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