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Jamie Lovegrove is a reporting fellow for the Texas Tribune and a senior at Northwestern University studying journalism and political science. Born in London, England, Jamie moved to Washington, D.C., as a teenager, where he has since covered politics for National Journal, high school sports for DCSportsFan, and interned on Capitol Hill. He spent two years as the political director of the Northwestern News Network, where he also hosted a weekly political talk-show. With one American parent, Jamie is following the current debate over natural-born citizenship with particular fascination.

Recent Contributions

Jamie Lovegrove

Cornyn Lauds Trump-Fueled Republican Turnout

The senior U.S. senator from Texas, a quiet observer of the presidential race thus far, still won't endorse his junior colleague, but he does say increased turnout spawned by Republican frontrunner Donald Trump could work in the party’s favor.

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Hugh Shine Wins Recount Over Molly White

Challenger Hugh Shine secured victory Thursday in the Republican primary for Texas House District 55, defeating incumbent state Rep. Molly White by 104 votes after a recount, according to Bell County GOP chairwoman Nancy Boston.

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Two Close Races May Be Heading to Recounts

Two of the closest races in Tuesday’s Texas Republican primary may not be over yet, as one candidate is requesting a recount and two others remain unclear which one of them made an expected runoff.

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Bob Daemmrich

SH 130 Toll Road Operator Files for Bankruptcy

A private company that operates part of the Texas toll road with the highest speed limit in the country filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, fewer than three years after the section of the road it oversees first opened.

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MIchael Stravato

Clinton Defeats Sanders in Texas

Hillary Clinton easily won a majority of the statewide vote in the Texas Democratic primary, dominating her rival for the party's nomination, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. 

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