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Local ‘Stangs speaks out about voting

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Voting in the general elections may be a few days away, but there is still plenty to be done in the meantime. We asked a few Texas Mustangs why they would be voting in the congressional and gubernatorial races on November 4. “I vote because it allows me enter ... More »

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Republicans take control of the Senate

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Resurgent Republicans captured control of the U.S. Senate Tuesday night in elections that are projected to complicate President Barack Obama’s final two years in office. The Republican Senate leader, Mitch McConnell, held onto his seat in a hard-fought race wi... More »

Dallas County Democrats celebrate their victories

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While Texas followed tradition by electing Republican candidate Greg Abbott for governor this election, the Dallas Country Democrats celebrated their local victories tonight. Final tallies according to the Dallas County Elections show that while Davis may have... More »

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Hawk declares victory as Dallas DA

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The crowd at Susan Hawk’s watch party erupted as the results for Dallas District Attorney refreshed on the center screen. Hawk, a Republican challenging incumbent Democrat Craig Watkins, claimed victory with 50.59 percent of the vote with 720 of 807 precincts ... More »

Texans excited about Abbott’s victory

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AUSTIN– Texas pride seemed palpable at the Greg Abbott watch party after Republican victories swept the state. The audience at Austin’s Moody Theater was full of delight and enthusiasm. Guests enjoyed dinner and cocktails while listening intently to all of the... More »

Some SMU students disappointed by Davis’ loss

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by Lee Gleiser A lone student sat studying in the M Lounge at Hughes Trigg about 9 p.m. Tuesday in a room that earlier had been crowded with hopeful Wendy Davis supporters. SMU’s Women’s Interest Network hosted the watch party for Davis, the Democratic candida... More »

Support still strong for Wendy Davis

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FORT WORTH– The mood has been positive throughout the night at Davis’ watch party in Fort Worth even though Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis has lost to Republican Candidate Greg Abbott. Davis’ Campaign Manager Chris Turner welcomed the crowd before Davis t... More »

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Dallas Democrats watch returns at Ozona

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Just moments after walking into Ozona Grill and Bar at 7 p.m. sharp this evening for the Dallas Democrats election watch party, the room has begun to fill up before our eyes. A projector screen at the front of the room projects the early voting totals for the ... More »