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Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Texas senators Cornyn and Cruz defend Trump’s firing of Comey

The two senators from Texas said Wednesday that President Donald Trump was within the bounds of his authority to fire now-former FBI Director James Comey.

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

Rose endorses Barton in county judge primary

State Representative Patrick Rose (D-Dripping Springs) said Saturday that he is endorsing Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton (D-Kyle) in a party primary race against incumbent Hays County Judge Liz Sumter (D-Wimberley). Rose said Barton “is...

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Hutchison to keynote spring commencement at Texas State

U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison will be the keynote speaker at one of four graduation ceremonies to be held at Texas State University May 15 and 16.