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Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:36 PM CDT

Poll: Persistent Partisan Divide Over 'Birther' Question

Poll: Persistent Partisan Divide Over 'Birther' Question

The question over President Barack Obama's birthplace first led Donald Trump to the political stage and even though Obama produced birth certificates since, questions still persist among certain groups...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 11:40 AM CDT

Trump Continues Accusations That Obama Founded ISIS

Trump Continues Accusations That Obama Founded ISIS

Donald Trump repeatedly accused President Barack Obama of founding the Islamic State group on Thursday, refusing to take back a patently false allegation, despite the urging of some of his allies to do...

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 07:47 PM CDT

Democratic VP Nominee Tim Kaine Visits Fort Worth, Dallas

Democratic VP Nominee Tim Kaine Visits Fort Worth, Dallas

Sen. Tim Kaine the Democratic Party's vice presidential nominee, wrapped up a two-day fundraising trip to Texas on Wednesday with stops in Fort Worth and Dallas.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 04:06 AM CDT

DMN's Gromer Jeffers on Third-Party Candidates

DMN's Gromer Jeffers on Third-Party Candidates

There are voters who are dissatisfied with both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, so they are considering their other options in the presidential race, says Gromer Jeffers with The Dallas Morning News.

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:34 PM CDT

Clinton Slams Trump for 'Casual Inciting of Violence'

Clinton Slams Trump for 'Casual Inciting of Violence'

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will delivers a speech on the economy in Des Moines, Iowa. According to Clinton's campaign, she will outline her plan to make the "biggest investment in...

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:11 PM CDT

Paxton 'Pleased' Ethics Probe Over Gay Marriage Dismissed

Paxton 'Pleased' Ethics Probe Over Gay Marriage Dismissed

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he's pleased an ethics complaint over his response to the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage last year has been dropped.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 10:49 AM CDT

Trump's Primary Playbook Leading Him Out of Bounds

Trump's Primary Playbook Leading Him Out of Bounds

In the 2016 presidential campaign, it's long been an article of faith: The rules of political gravity don't apply to Donald Trump. Maybe now they do. After winning state after state while bouncing between...

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 10:21 AM CDT

Dan Rather: 'History is Watching' Those Who Support Trump

Dan Rather: 'History is Watching' Those Who Support Trump

In a Tuesday Facebook post, the former CBS News anchor says the GOP presidential nominee "crossed a line with dangerous potential" by launching "a direct threat of violence against a political rival."

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 06:43 PM CDT

Dallas Co. DA Hospitalized for Depression But Vows Return

Dallas Co. DA Hospitalized for Depression But Vows Return

The Dallas Morning News reports that even though Dallas Co. DA Susan Hawk has reported for work at her courthouse office just 66 days this year, her second-in-command, Messina Madson, says the Republican...

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 11:37 PM CDT

Trump Slammed Over Second Amendment Comments

Trump Slammed Over Second Amendment Comments

Donald Trump's comments Tuesday suggesting that "2nd Amendment people" could stop Hillary Clinton from making judicial nominations sparked outrage from opponents — but the campaign defended the remarks...

 
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