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Lockheed Martin CEO Tells Trump Company Plans to Lower F-35 Costs, Add 1,800 US Jobs

Leah Barkoukis, After meeting with President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson said the company is close to a deal to bring down the cost of its F-35 aircraft, and will also be adding 1,800 jobs to its Fort Worth plant. “I certainly share his views that we need to get the

Massive Voter Fraud Sweep Under Way By Texas AG

Lawrence Meyers,  At this hour, a sizable number of agents from the office of the Texas Attorney General is on the ground in Tarrant County, going door-to-door investigating allegations of vote harvesting. Residents report seeing agents in several Fort Worth neighborhoods. One source close to the investigation calls the allegations “serious and substantial…it is believed

Obama cuts prison sentences for 42 drug offenders

President Barack Obama has shortened the sentences of 42 people serving time for drug-related offenses, continuing a push for clemency that has ramped up in the final year of his administration. Roughly half of the 42 receiving commutations Friday were serving life sentences. Most are nonviolent offenders, although a few were also charged with firearms

In Texas GOP speech, Cruz resumes conservative fight; no word of Trump, restarting campaign

Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday used his first speech since suspending his presidential primary campaign to tout his conservative principles on the economy and other key issues — while neither mentioning presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump nor a potential return to the race. “Growth doesn’t come down from government. It comes from small

Allen West: Economic Growth Policies and the Construction Industry in North and East Texas

(Editors’ Note: This column was co-authored by Meloni McDaniel) There is a saying in Texas, “I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as quick as I could.” That phenomena of population growth can certainly be evidenced in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. With a population boom comes increases in economic growth and expansion affecting

As solicitor general, Ted Cruz argued people have no legal right to use sex toys

Defending a Texas state law banning the sale of sex toys, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz argued in a 2007 court brief that individuals have no legal right to use them, even in the privacy of their own bedrooms. Prior to becoming a U.S. senator, Cruz was for more than five years Texas’ solicitor general,

Rand Paul: Swap Five Democrats for Marine Held in Mexico

 Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has a tongue-in-cheek suggestion for President Obama: Negotiate another prisoner exchange, but this time trade five senior Democrats for a U.S. Marine being held in Mexico. Addressing the GOP convention in Fort Worth, Texas Friday, Paul said a delegate he had been chatting to had said, “There is one guy who

Republican gay rights groups denied booths at party’s Texas convention

 Two Republican gay rights groups said on Thursday they had been denied booths at the party’s upcoming Texas convention after being told their sexuality runs counter to the party’s views. The Metroplex Republicans and the national Log Cabin Republicans said at a news conference in Fort Worth that state GOP leadership had denied them permission