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Race, Redistricting, Religion and Death Penalty Top U.S. Supreme Court's New Docket

An evenly divided court could decide the fate of many cases watched closely by state and local officials.

Texas Governor Leads Push to Rewrite the U.S. Constitution

Even if Greg Abbott spurs a national constitutional convention, there are many unanswered questions surrounding such an event.

How Unregulated Dark Money Is Reshaping State Politics

Several governors are using nonprofits to get themselves elected and promote their agendas once in office -- without ever having to disclose where the money came from.

Houston’s Plan to Cut Pension Costs in Half Overnight

Mayor Sylvester Turner is garnering praise for his proposal's comprehensiveness and balance.

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