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Wendy Davis says memoir was not written to aid bid

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Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis said revealing in a memoir that she terminated a pregnancy in which the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality was not meant to boost her campaign in its final... More>>

Abbott Drops out of Debate

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Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor's race with Democrat Wendy Davis.
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Texas' Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat

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A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption - making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state's first indicted governor in nearly a century. More>>

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  • House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

    House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:13:19 GMT
    A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the...
    The government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem, a House committee majority...
  • Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possible

    Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possible

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:13:04 GMT
    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism after more...
    The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States consider...
  • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:12:52 GMT
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to...
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local...
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  • Iraqi lawmakers reject picks for interior, defense

    Iraqi lawmakers reject picks for interior, defense

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:31:55 GMT
    Iraqi lawmakers say the country's prime minister has made his decision on the remaining posts in his Cabinet, including the critical positions of interior minister and defense minister.
    Iraq's parliament rejected defense and interior nominees on Tuesday, leaving the crucial ministerial posts unfilled as a U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic extremists who have seized a...
  • Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy

    Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:52:02 GMT
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says President Barack Obama's administration has failed to do enough to harness the nation's energy potential.
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says President Barack Obama's administration has failed to do enough to harness the nation's energy potential.
  • Kansas election law looms large in US Senate race

    Kansas election law looms large in US Senate race

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:12:44 GMT
    The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the Democrat who wants to drop out of the U.S. Senate race must stay on the ballot anyway, a dispute which could have a big effect on Republican...
    The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the Democrat who wants to drop out of the U.S. Senate race must stay on the ballot, a dispute that could have a big effect on Republicans recapturing a...



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