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Your afternoon reading: Hunger strike targets Hutchison; more double-billing ethics questions
Budget talks got a surprise visitor last week: candor.
Your afternoon reading: politics and the DeLay conviction, a new NRA legal battle, and earmark concerns for Dallas
He lost this battle, but Tom DeLay may have already won the war.
Your afternoon reading: Possible bad news for Tom DeLay, more speaker's race intrigue and DREAM Act hunger strikes
Expecting a slowdown in political drama this week? Not so fast.
Your afternoon reading: No help for the Tom DeLay jury, and the speaker's race threat source is revealed
Speaker's race got you a little lost? We're here to help.
Your afternoon reading: Straus ethics panel controversy, closing arguments in the DeLay trial and insiders on the budget
If Gov. Rick Perry's sick of the speculation, he's not showing it.
Your afternoon reading: Employment numbers, lethal injections and an endorsement for Ken Paxton
The two challengers in the speaker's race made it clear Thursday: They're playing for the same team.
Your afternoon reading: Tom DeLay won't take the stand, and Rick Perry talks sending U.S. troops into Mexico