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  • Obama adjusts pitch for healthcare law

    Obama adjusts pitch for healthcare law
    WASHINGTON — While a team of techies tries to reboot the broken federal insurance website, President Obama is trying to retool efforts to promote the flailing healthcare law. The flawed launch of the new online marketplaces has forced Obama to...
  • Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court

    Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court
    HOUSTON -- Planned Parenthood and others opponents of new Texas abortion restrictions have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate an injunction blocking portions of the law concerning doctors’ admitting privileges. The appeal was filed...
  • Appeals court lifts injunction on Texas abortion law

    Appeals court lifts injunction on Texas abortion law
    HOUSTON - A three-judge panel of the federal appeals court in New Orleans lifted an injunction Thursday mostly allowing the state’s new abortion restrictions to take effect. The decision came three days after a federal judge in Texas blocked...
  • Annise Parker, Democrat, wins 3rd term as Houston mayor

    Annise Parker, Democrat, wins 3rd term as Houston mayor
    HOUSTON--Houston Mayor Annise Parker staged what may seem like a political coup Tuesday, winning a third term in a red state during a year in which female candidates lost mayoral bids in Los Angeles and New York. To top it off, Parker, 57, is a...
  • Federal appeals court could rule soon on Texas abortion law

    Federal appeals court could rule soon on Texas abortion law
    A federal appeals court in New Orleans had yet to rule Wednesday on Texas officials' request for an emergency order allowing a set of new abortion restrictions to take effect in their state as scheduled. On Monday, a federal judge in Texas issued a...
  • Brutal ice storm grips parts of Texas, Arkansas as it moves east

    Brutal ice storm grips parts of Texas, Arkansas as it moves east
    HOUSTON -- An unseasonably early ice storm that has disrupted hundreds of flights, made for dangerous roads and caused power outages in central Arkansas and northern Texas was headed east toward Ohio and western Pennsylvania on Friday, with temperatures...
  • 'Joy and tears' as Hasan found guilty

    'Joy and tears' as Hasan found guilty
    FT. HOOD, Texas -- Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was convicted Friday on all 45 charges of premeditated and attempted premeditated murder in the shooting rampage at this central Texas Army post four years ago, the deadliest attack on a domestic U.S. military...
  • Wendy Davis for governor of Texas? Filibuster leader considers it

    Wendy Davis for governor of Texas? Filibuster leader considers it
    WASHINGTON -- Wendy Davis, who garnered national headlines in June for filibustering a controversial bill restricting abortion access, confirmed Monday that she was considering a bid for governor of Texas next year. Speaking at a packed lunch at the...
  • Wendy Davis opens Texas governor bid with slap at Republican leaders

    Wendy Davis opens Texas governor bid with slap at Republican leaders
    Wendy Davis, who soared to overnight fame after filibustering tough antiabortion legislation, announced a widely anticipated bid for Texas governor Thursday with a slap at the state’s Republican rule and a move beyond her most famous political...
  • Rick Perry: California's bad on every front. Vote for me?

    Rick Perry: California's bad on every front. Vote for me?
    Just for the record, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said midway through a 27-minute criticism of California, he wasn’t in Anaheim to criticize California. That might have come off a tad hollow, given that Perry had already asserted that the state comes...
  • Wendy Davis set to announce run for Texas governor at pep-style rally

    Wendy Davis set to announce run for Texas governor at pep-style rally
    After weeks of buildup, Democrat Wendy Davis is set to launch an uphill bid for Texas governor Thursday with a pep-style rally outside Fort Worth. Davis, 50, a two-term state senator, has built a national following via social media. She sent a Twitter...