Posted: Oct 2, 2013 2:30 AM
Updated: Oct 2, 2013 2:31 AM
HALTOM CITY, Texas (AP) State Senator Wendy Davis is ready to announce her political plans. The Fort Worth Democrat is scheduled to announce those plans in Haltom City today. Two people with knowledge of the decision say she plans to run for the Democratic nomination for Texas governor.
HOUSTON (AP) Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and three fellow Republicans running for lieutenant governor kept things largely civil during their first debate. The four often struggled to find key issues on which they disagreed during last night's debate in Houston. Dewhurst bragged about helping secure nearly 50 tax cuts since taking office in 2003.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) A lawyer says eight of the 34 people who presented themselves to immigration officials at the Texas-Mexico border without legal documents have been released. Attorney David Bennion says they were paroled from removal for one year after requesting asylum and would appear before immigration judges in the coming months.
DALLAS (AP) Jurors will hear a second day of testimony in Dallas as they wait for Mark Cuban to take the stand in his insider-trading trial. A government lawyer pointed to Cuban's will to succeed in business and sports. Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Jan Folena says that drive led the billionaire owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks to cheat.