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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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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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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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Tamir Kalifa

The Evening Brief: Aug. 6, 2013

Your evening reading: A new twist in the tension between the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas System; new restriction on proxy marriages; a successful heart surgery for a former president

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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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Bob Daemmrich

The Evening Brief: Aug. 5, 2013

Your evening reading: Wendy Davis weighs her two — and only two — options; Ballot order of constitutional amendments set for November; Department of Public Safety to release "poopgate" information

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Johrling

The Brief: Aug. 5, 2013

The House and Senate will get back to business at the Texas Capitol this afternoon, attempting to tackle transportation funding in yet a third special session.

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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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Cory Dixon / Prairie View A&M

Student Leader Demands On-Campus Polling Place

Priscilla Barbour, the president of Prairie View A&M University's student government association, is seeking something her predecessors were unable to get: a polling place on the historically black university's campus.

 

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