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Ex-Dewhurst Aide Gets 7-Year Sentence for Taking Funds
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Ex-Dewhurst Aide Gets 7-Year Sentence for Taking Funds

An ex-top adviser to former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst was sentenced Friday to more than seven years in federal prison for stealing more than $2.8 million in campaign funds from the then-powerful Republican. Read »

Feb 27, 2015
Lone Star Politics: Sunday, March 1, 2015

Lone Star Politics: Sunday, March 1, 2015

New drama at Dallas ISD. Three members of the school board urge superintendent Mike Miles to step down over... Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
LSP: Race for Dallas Mayor Heats Up

LSP: Race for Dallas Mayor Heats Up

With the candidate filing deadline passing, the race for Dallas mayor is intensifying. Incumbent Mike Rawlings faces Watch »

Feb 27, 2015
Lone Star Politics: New Drama at DISD

Lone Star Politics: New Drama at DISD

A new problem now plagues Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles: the hiring of more than 100 teachers and staff... Watch »

Feb 27, 2015
Perry Attorneys Ask Appeals Court to Toss Felony Case

Perry Attorneys Ask Appeals Court to Toss Felony Case

Attorneys for former Gov. Rick Perry have asked a Texas appeals court to dismiss felony charges against the possible... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Cruz: Make Candidates Claiming Conservatism Prove It

Cruz: Make Candidates Claiming Conservatism Prove It

Sen. Ted Cruz says voters need to demand presidential hopefuls prove they're conservative and not just take their... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
NJ Officer Meets President Obama

NJ Officer Meets President Obama

Although cops are used to being called to important gatherings, a New Jersey officer was shocked to discover who she... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that "the fight's not over" in the political battle to approve the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Rahm Emanuel failed to clinch another term as Chicago's mayor on Tuesday, as Associated Press projections showed him... Watch »

Feb 25, 2015

"Lead On": Hillary Clinton Speaks at Women's Conference

Hillary Clinton spoke at the Lead On: Watermark's Silicon Valley Conference for Women in Santa Clara Tuesday, amid... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
Lone Star Politics: February 22, 2015

Lone Star Politics: February 22, 2015

Immigration returns to the spotlight on Lone Star Politics. A South Texas judge temporarily halted President Obama’s... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Democrats blocked GOP efforts to advance a bill that would ensure funding for Homeland Security but defund... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
New Smoking Ordinance to be Decided

New Smoking Ordinance to be Decided

Smokers in Cleburne may soon get a clear signal whether or not they can smoke in local businesses. Read »

Feb 23, 2015
LSP: Congress Responds to

LSP: Congress Responds to "Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"...

An investigation by NBC 5 and The Dallas Morning News revealed troubling details about the care of wounded soldiers... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
LSP: What's Next After Immigration Ruling

LSP: What's Next After Immigration Ruling

A South Texas judge temporarily blocks President Obama’s executive orders on immigration. Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced to one year and one day in prison on corruption charges... Watch »

Feb 21, 2015
AG Warns of 'Legal Chaos' from Gay Marriage

AG Warns of 'Legal Chaos' from Gay Marriage

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the state's gay marriage ban has been "needlessly cast into... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

If prosecutors get their way, former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell could become the first modern-day... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Democrats are assailing former Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying President Obama doesn't love America -- and they're... Read »

Feb 19, 2015
Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Lawyers for Maureen McDonnell have asked the same judge who sentenced former Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in... Read »

Feb 19, 2015
 

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