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Chip Roy
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The Associated Press
October 05, 2020 - 4:23 pm
A Republican congressman from Texas became the most prominent member of his party to call for the resignation of the state's Republican attorney general, Ken Paxton, after Paxton's top deputies reported him to law enforcement for alleged crimes including bribery and abuse of office.
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FILE - State Attorney General Ken Paxton waits on the flight line for the arrival of Vice President Mike Pence at Love Field in Dallas, Sunday, June 28, 2020. Several top deputies of Texas’ attorney general have accused him of crimes including bribery and abuse of office in an internal letter saying they’ve reported the actions to law enforcement. In a brief letter, seven senior lawyers wrote that they reported Paxton for potentially breaking the law “in his official capacity as the current Attorney General of Texas." Paxton’s defense attorney in the securities case, declined to comment on the new allegations Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Paxton pleaded not guilty in that case but it is not clear whether the new accusations are related. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
The Associated Press
October 04, 2020 - 7:49 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Several top deputies of Texas' attorney general have reported to law enforcement that their boss engaged in crimes including bribery and abuse of office, according to an internal letter. In a single-page letter to the director of human resources in the attorney general's office, the...
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Travis County Ballot Drive-thru Drop Off Site
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
October 02, 2020 - 10:16 am
A federal court challenge was filed late Thursday to Gov. Greg Abbott's proclamation limiting Texas counties to just one drop-off location for mail-in ballots.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman via USA TODAY NETWORK
Talk 1370 Newsroom
October 01, 2020 - 1:27 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation Thursday limiting each county across the state to just one single location for voters to drop off their completed mail-in ballot for the November 3 election.
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
October 01, 2020 - 9:46 am
A federal appeals court has blocked the restoration of straight-ticket voting for the November 3 elections in Texas.
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Vote Here voting sign
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
September 29, 2020 - 8:58 am
A ruling that would have required Texas election officials to make straight-ticket voting available for the November 3 election has been temporarily blocked.
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The Associated Press
September 26, 2020 - 12:52 pm
LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) — Texas officials on Saturday lifted a warning for all but one Houston-area community to stop using tap water because it might be tainted with a deadly brain-eating microbe. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality warned the Brazosport Water Authority late Friday of...
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
September 26, 2020 - 8:43 am
With less than six weeks until the November 3 election, a federal judge on Friday blocked Texas from eliminating straight-ticket voting.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
September 24, 2020 - 2:14 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a new legislative proposal Thursday aimed at enhancing penalties for rioting and those who otherwise attempt to assault law enforcement while protesting.
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Vote Here voting sign
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
September 23, 2020 - 1:40 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's efforts to extend early voting in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic are facing a new legal challenge - this time, from members of his own party.
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