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Fact-checking allegations of irregularities in controversial Arizona audit

As Republicans continue to question the legitimacy of the 2020 election, the controversial audit taking place in Arizona's Maricopa County is receiving national attention over charges of election irregularities. Following a pause in the audit, Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas and former President Donald Trump weighed in on the ongoing dispute between the Arizona state Senate President, the Arizona Secretary of State's office and Maricopa County over this so-called audit.

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Backyard tigers spell trouble

The ongoing saga of a tiger found wandering in a Houston neighborhood Sunday, and the arrest of its apparent caretaker -- as the cat has gone missing -- has captivated America. Houston may be the last place you would expect to see a tiger roam, but private ownership and breeding of big cats is a Texas-sized problem in the United States. While tiger ownership is banned in Houston, it is legal in other parts of Texas.

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Republicans continue their nationwide campaign to restrict voting

Republicans in key states intensified their push to roll back access to the ballot this week -- with the GOP-led Texas House passing new voting limits Friday, a day after Florida's Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law an array of new restrictions in his state.

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Opinion: I'm a proud progressive who thinks Liz Cheney, Mitt Romney and George W. Bush are true patriots

I am a proud progressive Texas Democrat in the tradition of the late Gov. Ann Richards and my predecessors, Reps. Barbara Jordan and Mickey Leland. And yet Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the third-ranking Republican in the House, Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, and President George W. Bush, the last Republican president to amass a popular vote majority, have my undying respect for the manner in which they have stood steadfast in defense of the US Constitution and their principles -- even in the face of brutal and unwarranted attacks by their own party.

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Success! SpaceX lands Mars rocket prototype for the first time

SpaceX just launched another test flight of an early Mars rocket prototype at its South Texas facility, sending the towering silver vehicle soaring up to about six miles above Earth, then putting it through a series of aerial acrobatics before re-lighting its engines and landing it upright back on a landing pad.

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Businesses speak out as Texas Republicans push voting restrictions

Business groups and voting rights organizations are attempting to apply public pressure on Texas Republicans as lawmakers gear up to finalize bills that would make it harder to vote in parts of the Lone Star State and criminalize some of the actions of election workers.

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