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Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 08:45 AM CDT

Clinton, Trump Struggle for National Security Upper Hand

Clinton, Trump Struggle for National Security Upper Hand

Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton told prospective voters Friday they face a "stark choice" in November and pressed ahead with the scalding rhetoric against her Republican rival that marked...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 04:05 PM CDT

Koch Donor Retreat Convenes Under Trump's Shadow

Koch Donor Retreat Convenes Under Trump's Shadow

Wealthy Republican donors are descending on Colorado Springs, Colorado, this weekend to attend the Charles and David Koch bi-annual retreat where the cloud of Donald Trump hovers over the rich influencers,...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 08:48 AM CDT

Slain Soldier's Dad: GOP Must Take 'Moral Stand' on Trump

Slain Soldier's Dad: GOP Must Take 'Moral Stand' on Trump

One of the standout speeches at the Democratic National Convention came not from the slew of politicians or celebrities but from the parents of a Muslim-American war hero who shared a stirring reprimand for GOP...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 07:16 AM CDT

Kaine Contradicts Clinton on Abortion Funding

Kaine Contradicts Clinton on Abortion Funding

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine seemingly contradicted the assertion, made by Hillary Clinton's campaign and his own spokesperson, that he would work with the nominee on restoring Medicaid funding...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:31 PM CDT

Pence: 'Name Calling' Has No Place in Politics

Pence: 'Name Calling' Has No Place in Politics

Mike Pence called out President Barack Obama on Friday for indirectly referring to Donald Trump as a demagogue, saying “name calling” has “no place in public life,” NBC News reported.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:34 PM CDT

Lone Star Politics: July 31, 2016

Lone Star Politics: July 31, 2016

On the July 31, 2016 edition of Lone Star Politics - Dallas police pay raises, Mansfield ISD becoming a "District of Innovation" and Texas Democrats who believe Hillary Clinton will turn the state blue.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 05:12 PM CDT

Lone Star Politics: Rafael Anchia Talks DNC

Lone Star Politics: Rafael Anchia Talks DNC

State Rep. Rafael Anchia tells NBC 5 political specialist Julie Fine why he believes Bernie Sanders' supporters will vote for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton - on "Lone Star Politics" - July 31...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 03:59 PM CDT

Lone Star Politics: Pay Raises For Police

Lone Star Politics: Pay Raises For Police

On the July 31, 2016 edition of "Lone Star Politics" Dallas Deputy Pro Tem Erik Wilson talks with NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Rudy Bush of The Dallas Morning News about what it will take to increase police...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 12:21 PM CDT

Clinton Accepting Democratic Nomination is Big for Women

Clinton Accepting Democratic Nomination is Big for Women

You don't have to be a democrat or even a Hillary Clinton fan to recognize she made history accepting the Democratic presidential nomination.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 12:40 PM CDT

'This Is the Job': Great Balloon Pop Follows DNC

'This Is the Job': Great Balloon Pop Follows DNC

A massive drop of red, white and blue balloons capped off four days of Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia late Thursday night. But once the balloons dropped and...

 

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