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Reeve Hamilton covers higher education and politics for The Texas Tribune and hosts the Tribune's weekly podcast. His writing has also appeared in Texas Monthly and The Texas Observer. Born in Houston and raised in Massachusetts, he has a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt University.

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Dallas businessman Wallace Hall, Jr. takes notes at the University of Texas Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 14, 2013 in Austin. Bob Daemmrich

Wallace Hall's Lawyer: "Not a Basis for Impeachment"

In a letter obtained by the Tribune late Thursday, a lawyer for embattled University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall clarifies some of the motivations behind Hall's ongoing investigation into the system's flagship university.

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UT President Bill Powers does the "Hook-em 'Horns" with student Lariza Uribe at the Texas Capitol on Mar. 5, 2013. Bob Daemmrich

Amid Tension, UT-Austin Touts Fundraising Numbers

As tensions remain between the University of Texas at Austin leadership and the University of Texas System, the university focused on the positive Thursday when it announced that it had broken its single-year fundraising record.

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A packed Texas House gallery, filled mostly with the pro-choice group "Stand with Texas Women," cheer during a speech by Rep. Jessica Farrar D-Houston on June 23rd, 2013 Marjorie Kamys Cotera

AG Endorsements Underscore House Republicans' Split

The notion that Texas Republicans make up two of the three parties in the Texas House is underscored by the latest round of endorsements in the race for the party's nomination to be the next attorney general.

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Over two dozen boxes containing open records requests from the University of Texas system have been retrieved for use by UT Austin. Tamir Kalifa

UT-Austin Cancels Regent's Records Requests

The University of Texas at Austin's custodian of records informed the University of Texas System on Monday that all pending records requests from embattled Regent Wallace Hall are considered "cancelled, effective immediately."

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State Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, has released his first web video in his campaign to become the next attorney general. Titled "Come and Take It," it highlights his desire to challenge what he calls "an overreaching federal government."

Facebook Says it Erred by Removing Branch Campaign Video

UPDATED: A Facebook spokesperson issued a statement on Friday saying that a campaign video on attorney general candidate Dan Branch's page had been removed erroneously and has since been restored.

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Branch Releases First Campaign Video

State Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, has released his first web video in his campaign to become the next attorney general. Titled "Come and Take It," it highlights his desire to challenge what he calls "an overreaching federal government."

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

TribCast: Third Special, Excrement and Impeachment

Emily, Evan, Reeve and Ross discuss the beginning of yet another special session, the ongoing confusion about the existence of excrement at the Capitol and the effort to impeach a University of Texas System regent.

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