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Federal judge grants Oct. 1 hearing on anti-abortion law

Federal judge grants Oct. 1 hearing on anti-abortion law

After the United States Department of Justice filed a preliminary injunction/restraining order against Texas in another attempt to halt Senate Bill 8, a federal judge granted the Biden administration a hearing on Oct. 1 to review temporarily banning the anti-abortion...

Texas GOP Chairman Allen West resigns

Texas GOP Chairman Allen West resigns

Texas Republican Party Chairman Texas Allen West announced Friday he would be resigning from his leading role in the state party.  West, a right-wing Republican who was elected to the position only last year, did not say where he was going next.  “Lt. Col....

Guilty verdict reached in Derek Chauvin trial

Jurors found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges in the killing of 46-year-old George Floyd on April 20.  Chauvin was found guilty of third-degree murder, second-degree murder and manslaughter.  He was charged after he...

Not so fast: Beto O’Rourke hasn’t ruled out 2022

Reports that broke earlier tonight that Beto O’Rourke wouldn’t run for Governor of Texas in 2022 were premature, according to sources close to O’Rourke and Beto himself. O’Rourke issued a statement shortly after the initial story broke that said “What I said today is...

Beto says he’s not planning on running for Texas governor

Former congressman Beto O’Rourke says he has no plans to run against Gov. Greg Abbott in 2022.  That’s according to an upcoming episode Lone Star Politics Podcast, reports the Dallas Morning News, who runs the podcast with NBC 5.  “I’ve got no plans to run,...