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Lone Star Politics: December 21, 2014

Lone Star Politics: December 21, 2014

On Lone Star Politics, State Representative-elect Tony Tinderholt (R-Arlington) discusses how he plans to vote on several issues in the upcoming legislative session, including: doing away with handgun licensing and repealing The Dream Act. Join NBC 5’s Kristi Nelson and James... Watch »

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Retiring DMN Columnist Recalls Early Meetings With George W. Bush

Retiring DMN Columnist Recalls Early Meetings With George W. Bush

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Wayne Slater, Senior Political Writer with The Dallas Morning News, recalls... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Retiring DMN Columnist Remembers Ann Richards

Retiring DMN Columnist Remembers Ann Richards

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Wayne Slater, Senior Political Writer with The Dallas Morning News, remembers... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Austin as Dysfunctional as Washington D.C.: Wayne Slater

Austin as Dysfunctional as Washington D.C.: Wayne Slater

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Wayne Slater, Senior Political Writer with The Dallas Morning News, discusses his... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Midterm Election Results

Midterm Election Results

Election results will begin appearing after 7 p.m. CT/MT. Check back for results. Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Dallas Co. DA Vows to Improve Relations Between Police, Blacks

Dallas Co. DA Vows to Improve Relations Between Police, Blacks

During an appearance on NBC 5’s Lone Star Politics, Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins said he hopes... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Abbott Discusses Transition to Texas Governorship

Abbott Discusses Transition to Texas Governorship

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott revealed plans for his transition into his new job including the appointment of his next... Watch »

Nov 11, 2014
Villarreal Leaving Texas House for Mayoral Run

Villarreal Leaving Texas House for Mayoral Run

Newly re-elected Texas House member Mike Villarreal has announced he won't serve another term because he is running... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Obama Calls to Congratulate Abbott

Obama Calls to Congratulate Abbott

Governor-elect Greg Abbott has already had a few direct words for President Barack Obama: "Thank you." Read »

Nov 6, 2014
TX Voter Turnout Falls Compared to 2010

TX Voter Turnout Falls Compared to 2010

Preliminary results show about a third of Texas registered voters cast ballots in top statewide races Tuesday, a... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
New Gov. Not the Same Kind of Cowboy

New Gov. Not the Same Kind of Cowboy

The election of a new Texas governor usually means the arrival of another Lone Star archetype--boots-wearing... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Texas Governor-Elect Abbott Begins Transition

Texas Governor-Elect Abbott Begins Transition

Republican governor-elect Greg Abbott says he is starting his transition into office by discussing Ebola with state... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Abbott Wins Governor's Race, Davis Concedes

Abbott Wins Governor's Race, Davis Concedes

Republican Greg Abbott has been elected Texas governor in a decisive victory over Democrat Wendy Davis, whose... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Patrick Vows to Make Texas a Leader

Patrick Vows to Make Texas a Leader

Tea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick has been elected Texas lieutenant governor and will oversee the state... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Denton Voters OK Ban on Fracking Expansion

Denton Voters OK Ban on Fracking Expansion

Voters approve a proposal to prevent hydraulic fracturing in Denton, which sits atop a large natural gas reserve... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
George P. Bush Elected Texas Land Commissioner

George P. Bush Elected Texas Land Commissioner

George P. Bush has been elected Texas land commissioner. That makes him the first in his family's political dynasty... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Cruz: 'Don't Mess With Texas' Applies to Democrats

Cruz: 'Don't Mess With Texas' Applies to Democrats

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says the organizers who hoped to bolster Democrats have been turned back with a resounding and... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Perry: Texas to 'Get Even Better' Under Abbott

Perry: Texas to 'Get Even Better' Under Abbott

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he wishes he could serve with the group of Republicans elected to statewide office... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Ken Paxton Elected Texas Attorney General

Ken Paxton Elected Texas Attorney General

Republican Ken Paxton has been elected Texas attorney general but could still take office under the cloud of a... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Glenn Hegar Elected Texas Comptroller

Glenn Hegar Elected Texas Comptroller

Republican Glenn Hegar has been elected Texas comptroller, taking control of an office that has come under... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
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