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NOW LIVE: Inauguration 2013, President Barack Obama

NOW LIVE: Inauguration 2013, President Barack Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring “our work begins today”, President Barack Obama vowed to “finish what we started” four years ago as hundreds of thousands of inauguration-goers gathered on the historic National Mall in anticipation of his oath-taking for a second term. “Let’s go,” Obama tweeted Monday morning as he began…

Case May Affect Future of High-Tech Student IDs

Case May Affect Future of High-Tech Student IDs

  by Maurice Chammah, The Texas Tribune November 28, 2012 Since first hearing about the use of radio frequency technology to track public school students in 2004, state Rep. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, has filed a bill during every subsequent legislative session to prohibit the technology’s usage. Now, with civil liberties proponents…

TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 11/19/12

TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 11/19/12

by Evan Smith, The Texas Tribune, November 24, 2012 With apologies to Charles Dickens, this was an election cycle marked by the worst of candidates and the best of candidates. Our rendering — our timeline — of the progression from Gov. Rick Perry’s remarkably unsuccessful campaign for president to U.S.…

Barack Obama 44th President of the United States

(AP) – President Barack Obama’s victory means that everything he campaigned upon is alive and about to drive the political conversation with his adversaries. Every legacy of his first term is safe and enshrined to history. He will not have to worry that his health care law will be repealed, or…

2012 ELECTION RESULTS

Up to the minute Election Results in Bexar County. [ BACK TO MAIN PAGE RESULTS ] For national results go here.…

Where to Vote? Find out Now!

Looking for the nearest poll and where to vote today?  Just enter your address and zip code, and find out NOW where YOU can make a difference! (source: bexar.org)…

The Choice . 2012 . La Alternativa

A special PBS Frontline presentation documents the life, backgrounds, challenges and accomplishments of President Barack Obama and his contender, the Republican candidate Mitt Romney.  If you missed it on PBS, you can watch it online here or check local listings. Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have spent hundreds of millions…

Wainwright to Resign From Texas Supreme Court

Wainwright to Resign From Texas Supreme Court

by Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune September 19, 2012 Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright is resigning at the end of the month to join an Austin law firm, the court announced Wednesday. Wainwright joined the court in January 2003 and ranks third in seniority among the nine justices. Gov.…

Can I Register to Vote Online in Texas?

Can I Register to Vote Online in Texas?

by Audrey White, The Texas Tribune September 17, 2012 Hey, Texplainer: Why can’t I register to vote online? How can I register instead? The deadline to register to vote in Texas is Oct. 9, and there are many ways to register. But online isn’t one of them. That’s because the…

Plan for 85 MPH Road Draws Safety, Fairness Concerns

Plan for 85 MPH Road Draws Safety, Fairness Concerns

by Aman Batheja, The Texas Tribune September 12, 2012 The news that Texas has approved an 85 mph speed limit for a stretch of toll road under construction outside of Austin has attracted international attention. It’s also quickly generated controversy on two fronts. One group of critics is accusing the…

Julian Castro in the National Spotlight

Julian Castro in the National Spotlight

by David Muto, The Texas Tribune September 10, 2012 The Big Conversation: After the biggest week of his political career, Julián Castro already has plans for his newfound national stardom. The San Antonio mayor, whose keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday thrust him squarely into the national…

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