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Stay of Execution Granted for Schizophrenic Texas Inmate

Within eight hours of his scheduled execution on Wednesday, Scott Panetti was granted a stay of execution by the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

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Optimus Prime, Harry Potter Among Write-In Votes for Texas Governor

Unsatisfied with the options for Texas governor last month, one voter opted to write in a candidate he or she thought was better suited for the state's top job — Optimus Prime.

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University of Texas Student Group Helps Women Reach Distant Abortion Clinics

A University of Texas student group is helping women reach distant abortion clinics after new restrictions have reduced the number of clinics in the state to twelve.

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Texas Set to Execute Man of Questionable Competence

The state of Texas is set to execute Scott Panetti next week, a man who, though found competent to stand trial, has a long history of mental illness.

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Ted Cruz Criticized For Comparing Net Neutrality to Obamacare

In response to President Obama's support of Net Neutrality, Texas Senator and Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz compared Net Neutrality to Obamacare, and suffered quick backlash from his own supporters.

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Rick Perry Confronted with Sexually Explicit Questions While Speaking at Dartmouth

Texas Governor Rick Perry was on-hand at Dartmouth college this weekend, speaking on the results of the recent election, only to be shocked by sexually explicit questions from the audience.

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Sen. Donna Campbell Looks to Add So-Called ‘Right to Discriminate’ to Texas Constitution

Texas Senator Donna Campbell has proposed measures this week to strengthen citizens' ability to deny service based on religious beliefs by way of a constitutional amendment.

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Watch President Obama Pay Tribute to Our Veterans [VIDEO]

Tuesday is Veterans Day, so President Obama made sure to recognize all their efforts in his most recent weekly address.

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