Fact-check: Are shutdowns ‘ineffective’?

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Fact-check: Were 682,000 Pennsylvania ballots counted in secret?

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Fact-check: Did Kyle Rittenhouse use his stimulus check to purchase his AR-15?

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As coronavirus cases surge, masks prove divisive in some Texas hot spots

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Amarillo mayor battling cancer has COVID-19

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Texas posts another new coronavirus case record, as surge intensifies ahead of Thanksgiving

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Fact-check: Is the Georgia Democratic Senate candidate a socialist?

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Huston-Tillotson looks ahead after a semester of virtual learning amid the pandemic

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Texas reports 14,000 new coronavirus cases, a daily record

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Texas Senate panel revisits debate over Confederate art at Capitol

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Fact-check: Have 666,000 teachers been laid off since March?

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Who will get the coronavirus vaccine first? Texas officials release distribution plan

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Court: Texas, Louisiana can end Planned Parenthood funding

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In El Paso, a life and death struggle on the coronavirus front lines

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Travis County reports 261 new coronavirus cases

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Texas reports 8,554 new COVID-19 cases, 89 deaths

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Texans urged to limit holiday gatherings as state posts 2nd-highest daily case total

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Dade Phelan rides bipartisan support to speaker’s chair

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Moritz: Want to increase voter turnout? Let young people lead the way

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Texas SBOE adopts new sex ed curriculum

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Fact-check: Did Georgia Senate candidate say he’d do everything to ensure Biden fails?

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Fact-check: Does Georgia Senate hopeful Loeffler favor ’getting rid of healthcare’ amid pandemic?

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Central Texas congressman takes part in Moderna trial

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Fact-check: Does medical marijuana reduce opioid use?

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No shutdowns: Abbott banks on medicine, vigilance to counter pandemic

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Fact-check: Have recounts in Wisconsin flipped past elections?

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Jay Hartzell to make $1.25M as UT president

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Texas reports 8,489 more coronavirus cases

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Fact-check: Did the U.S. military seize servers tied to Dominion Election Systems?

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‘A really critical time’: Texas sets new coronavirus case record

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AG Ken Paxton on misconduct allegations: ‘I make no apologies’

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Fact-check: Did over a million Trump supporters rally in Washington D.C.?

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These Texans are being eyed for Biden administration jobs

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Supreme Court declines to order virus safety steps for vulnerable Texas inmates

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Fact-check: Did Georgia Senate hopeful welcome Fidel Castro to his church?

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El Paso stay-home order halted

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Tilove: Bidding Texas a fond adieu

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Texas Sens. Cornyn, Cruz: Joe Biden should receive presidential intel briefings

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Fact-check: Did Pittsburgh and Philadelphia count 600,000 illegal votes?

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Fact-check: Did 9,000 people vote illegally in Nevada?

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Fact-check: Does early voting open elections up to fraud?

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New coronavirus cases in Texas drop but hospital admissions hit 3-month high

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A UT professor was fired for kissing a colleague on the lips. He says it never happened.

A UT professor was fired for kissing a colleague on the lips. He says it never…

Fact-check: Were 300 people allowed to re-vote in Iowa?

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Cornyn, Cruz stand by Trump as he fights on

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El Paso County judge extends shutdown order

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Texas coronavirus cases exceed 10,000 for 2nd day

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Fact-check: Did a glitch in Wisconsin switch votes from Trump to Biden?

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Republicans defend Dade Phelan for Texas House speaker after GOP chair calls him a ‘traitor’

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Dan Patrick solicits info on voter fraud by dangling dollars

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Republicans defend Dade Phelan for Texas House speaker after GOP chair calls him a ’traitor’

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Fact-check: Did Nevada find 3,062 instances of voter fraud?

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Bill filing begins as next session of Texas Legislature draws near

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Texas Republicans back Trump over refusal to concede

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Fact-check: Was Philadelphia counting votes in a ‘shroud of darkness’?

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Texas GOP chair: Party won’t support Dade Phelan for speaker

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Amid tumultuous times, Texans vote for the status quo

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Biden, Trump supporters rally outside Texas Capitol

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After sweeping losses in congressional races, Texas Democrats ask why

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Texas coronavirus cases rise as more federal aid sent to El Paso

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Tilove: Cruz, Roy and Williams man the battlements for Trump election fraud claims

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Fact-check: Is Austin one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S.?

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Fact-check: Did Wisconsin voter turnout dramatically jump between 2016 and 2020?

Fact-check: Did Wisconsin voter turnout dramatically jump between 2016 and 2020? Donald Trump Jr.: “Wisconsin…

Fact-checking Trump’s election fraud falsehoods in White House remarks

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Presidential polls in Texas showed a tight race, but Trump won by 6 points. What happened?

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Support grows for Phelan as House speaker as rival drops out

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815 ballots found in Texas mail facility sweeps

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AG officials complain of retaliation after taking Paxton allegations to FBI

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First Reading: Why it was Viva Trump! in Zapata County

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Fact-check: Is PA not counting ballots that arrived after 8 p.m. on Election Day?

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Trump defeats Biden in Texas

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Democrats pick up 1 seat in Texas Senate, but GOP majority still strong

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Republican Dade Phelan says he has broad support in Texas House speaker race

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Fact-check: Trump falsely and prematurely claims 2020 presidential victory

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Trump defeats Biden in Texas, dealing Democrats a demoralizing setback

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U.S. House District 21: Chip Roy defeats Wendy Davis in close race

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U.S. House District 25: Roger Williams wins reelection over Julie Oliver

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U.S. House District 10: Mike Siegel concedes to incumbent Michael McCaul

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5 things to watch in Tuesday’s election

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Fact-check: Were Trump supporters ’protecting’ Biden’s campaign bus?

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Cornyn, Cruz, Williams, Roy warn that America’s fate hinges on Texas staying red

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Fact-check: Did Joe Biden call Black youth ’super predators’?

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‘It’s all hands on deck’: DNC chair Tom Perez holds Austin event ahead of Election Day

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Harris County drive-thru votes to count, federal judge rules

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Trump decries FBI probe of supporters surrounding Biden bus

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Dan Patrick’s coronavirus comments serve as inspiration for DC memorial

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In Senate race, Cornyn walks fine line as he tries to hold off Hegar

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Texas court rejects bid to toss 127,000 Harris County votes, but fight isn’t over

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Why Latinos will play a critical role in determining the election winner in Texas

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Trump Train swarms Biden bus on 1-35, and Trump is delighted

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Texas smashed early voting records. Which party will benefit?

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High-dollar Texas donors prefer Trump (but Austin gave more to Biden)

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Paxton joins lawsuit over El Paso coronavirus restrictions

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Court fight over Harris County drive-thru votes raises alarm

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UT-Austin report details sexual harassment, assault reports made to employees

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Kamala Harris brings Biden campaign to Texas

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9 million have already voted in Texas, passing 2016’s total

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Tilove: Don’t forget, you can actually vote on Election Day

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Huddle takes oath, joins Texas Supreme Court

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Ask PolitiFact: Is it too late to mail in your ballot?

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4 Republicans, 1 Democrat declare candidacy for Texas House speaker

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Ace in the hole: Appeals court blocks another election order, this time face masks at polls

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Three Republicans declare candidacy for Texas House speaker

Three Republicans declare candidacy for Texas House speaker Three Republicans filed to run for speaker…

Fact-check: Is counting ballots weeks after Election Day illegal?

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Paxton criminal case stays in Houston, at least for now

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Federal court revives free speech lawsuit against UT

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Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations surge in West Texas

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New challenge seeks to void thousands of Harris County drive-thru votes

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US judge requires face masks in all Texas polling locations

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US judge requires face masks in Texas polling locations; appeals court halts ruling

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Supreme Court upholds Abbott limit on mail ballot drop-off sites

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Error forces Tarrant County to fix thousands of mailed ballots

Error forces Tarrant County to fix thousands of mailed ballots Up to 25,000 mail-in ballots…

Texas coronavirus cases, hospitalizations at highest point in two months

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Fact-check: Can you change your vote after you’ve submitted your ballot?

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Bloomberg commits late money to help Biden in Texas

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Fact-check: Did Obama’s criminal justice reforms release 38,000 prisoners?

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Texas Army National Guard says it has no plans to dispatch troops to polls

Texas Army National Guard says it has no plans to dispatch troops to polls The…

New radio ads target Texas border voters in effort to boost turnout

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