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Your afternoon reading: nursing homes at risk, and Susan Combs hints at lite guv
Settle in, because voter ID's not going anywhere anytime soon.
Your afternoon reading: vulnerable GOP congressional seats, and Michael Williams makes it official
Months from now, you may be hard-pressed to even remember voter ID.
Your afternoon reading: voter ID vote could come early, congressional Democrats chime in, and "Choose Life" license plates make a return
The real battle over voter ID, which cleared an initial vote last night, could be just beginning.
Your afternoon reading: traffic ticket amnesty, Burka on Kelso, and voter ID rages on
Scratch that. Today's the day for voter ID.
Your afternoon reading: voter ID delayed, Elizabeth Ames Jones to kick off Senate campaign, and Tom DeLay's regrets
The governor calls it an emergency. His critics call it crying wolf.
Your afternoon reading: a State Board of Education member's eligibility in question, a House member de-"TeaApproved," and Joe Barton for Senate?
Usually dormant for its first two months, the Legislature could get cracking as soon as next week.
Your afternoon reading: more emergency items, Medicaid and the Supreme Court, and The Daily Show