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Trump’s no ‘dying in the streets’ pledge faces reality check
President Donald Trump has often said he doesn’t want people “dying in the streets” for lack of health care. But in the United States, where chronic conditions are the major diseases, people decline slowly.
Parks and rec board member appointed to Lake Dallas City Council
Patrick proposes millions for teacher bonuses, retirement
Texas Gov. Abbott begins re-election bid with no rivals yet
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott launched his re-election bid Friday with no clear rival in sight, the money to likely outspend any eventual challenger and a new immigration crackdown that could test in 2018 support among Hispanic voters he aggressively courted four years ago.
McAllen announces run for Texas Railroad Commission
Roman McAllen announced via social media Tuesday that he plans to run as a Democratic candidate for the Texas Railroad Commission.
AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016
The drawing of lines for hundreds of U.S. and state legislative seats gave Republicans a real advantage in 2016, according to an Associated Press analysis.
AP analysis: District lines affected Texas House vote
Voting districts drawn by Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature helped the party win nearly four more U.S. House seats than it otherwise would have in the last election, which was more than any other state, an Associated Press analysis of the results of federal and state legislative races found.
Burgess eyes redistricting battles
U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess plans run again for District 26, but he told the Denton Record-Chronicle on Monday that his plans for 2018 could change with a U.S. Supreme Court decision in a partisan gerrymandering case.
Democrat in The Colony to challenge Burgess for congressional seat
"'I, Wannamaker difference' for the families and businesses in the district, in Texas, in this country," Wannamaker said in a press release. U. S. Rep.