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Ed Reed tweeted his thanks to the Houston Texans amid reports that the nine-time Pro Bowl safety will be released in what has been a disaster of a season.
Sen. Ted Cruz's hometown newspaper, the Houston Chronicle, has backtracked on its support and tossed its endorsement to the wind, now entreating the de facto leader of the tea party cause — whom they cheered in November — to rein in his politics and start acting like his predecessor.
Paula Deen held back tears Saturday as she was met by a standing ovation during her appearance at the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in Houston.
Just two weeks after Janet Napolitano announced her resignation as Secretary of Homeland Security, the Congressional Black Caucus has suggested Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston fill her spot.
A Republican lawmaker called President Obama "intolerant" and discriminatory for objecting to a measure that would expand rights for military members to express their faiths.
An Army veteran who retired after 20 years of service is fighting to win back his Second Amendment rights after learning during a gun permit application process that he can't own one — he's got a decades-old misdemeanor for marijuana.
"Today, the National Rifle Association is a record 5 million strong. Even as thousands of Americans join our cause every day, the media and political elites denigrate us. They cringe at the sight of long lines at gun shows. They mock Americans who are buying firearms and ammunition at a record pace. They scorn and scold the NRA. They don't get it, because they don't get America."
Free agent safety Ed Reed signed with the Houston Texans on Friday, bolstering their defense with championship experience.
Leading up to the 2012 U.S. presidential election there was a great deal of controversy surrounding proposed voter identification laws in various states -- notably in Texas and South Carolina. Currently 20 states, the District of Columbia and all U.S. non-state territories do not require voters to produce identification of any kind at the polls. Opponents of voter ID laws claim they would deprive minorities of their voting rights. Yet those same opponents have begun to clamor for more stringent gun laws, which would deprive those same minorities of their right to bear arms.