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Fla. Congressman Accuses Wife of Bigamy

Fla. Congressman Accuses Wife of Bigamy

A Florida congressman is accusing his wife of bigamy in divorce papers. U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson said in papers filed... Read »

Apr 29, 2014
Irving Mayor's Race Heats Up

Irving Mayor's Race Heats Up

The 2014 race for Irving mayor is heating up as Mayor Beth Van Duyne faces a challenge from former mayor Herb Gears... Watch »

Apr 30, 2014
Gov. Perry Washed Anew in Historic Creek

Gov. Perry Washed Anew in Historic Creek

Gov. Rick Perry has been baptized anew in a historic Texas creek that once washed the sins from governor-elect... Read »

Apr 29, 2014

"Vapers" Vent as NYC E-Cig Ban Takes Effect

A law in New York City making "electronic cigarettes" subject to the same regulations as tobacco is taking... Read »

Apr 29, 2014
Oldest-Ever Congressman Faces Primary Runoff Challenger

Oldest-Ever Congressman Faces Primary Runoff Challenger

Oldest-ever congressman Ralph Hall faces his first primary runoff since being elected in 1980. Read »

Apr 28, 2014
Lone Star Politics

Lone Star Politics

NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and The Dallas Morning News’ Gromer Jeffers talk with Congressman Joe Barton as well as... Watch »

Apr 27, 2014
South Texas Official Pleads Guilty, Will Resign

South Texas Official Pleads Guilty, Will Resign

A South Texas county commissioner has pleaded guilty to coercing a public servant and must resign his office. Read »

Apr 26, 2014
TX Rep. Says Ethics Inquiry Underway

TX Rep. Says Ethics Inquiry Underway

Republican Rep. Steve Stockman of Texas says the House Ethics Committee is investigating a complaint about... Read »

Apr 26, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Burton, Shelton On West

Lone Star Politics: Burton, Shelton On West

NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and The Dallas Morning News’ Gromer Jeffers ask Konni Burton and Watch »

Apr 25, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Barton on Hall

Lone Star Politics: Barton on Hall

On this week’s Lone Star Politics Congressman Joe Barton explains to NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers... Watch »

Apr 25, 2014
Palestinian Pact with Hamas Threatens U.S. Aid

Palestinian Pact with Hamas Threatens U.S. Aid

The Palestinian Authority's latest push to establish a reconciliation government with the militant group... Read »

Apr 25, 2014
Rep. Joe Barton to Introduce Immigration Reform Bill

Rep. Joe Barton to Introduce Immigration Reform Bill

A North Texas Republican congressman says it's time for the GOP to offer a comprehensive immigration reform plan. Watch »

Apr 25, 2014
Abbott, Perry Weigh in on Red River Land Dispute

Abbott, Perry Weigh in on Red River Land Dispute

Top Texas leaders are accusing the federal government of trying to seize property they say belongs to local... Read »

Apr 25, 2014
Perry Says He Needs More Preparation: Campaign 2016

Perry Says He Needs More Preparation: Campaign 2016

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he'll need more preparation if he runs for president again in 2016. Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Abbott: Pay Teachers Bonuses for High Exam Scores

Abbott: Pay Teachers Bonuses for High Exam Scores

Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Hillary Clinton Calls for More Russia Sanctions

Hillary Clinton Calls for More Russia Sanctions

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Powers Critics Donate to 2 Hall Committee Members

Powers Critics Donate to 2 Hall Committee Members

Critics of University of Texas President Bill Powers have made donations to the campaigns of two members of... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Rand Paul Touts GOP Principles in Chicago

Rand Paul Touts GOP Principles in Chicago

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said voters in perennial Democratic strongholds such as Chicago and Milwaukee will... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
GOP to Announce Host of 2016 RNC

GOP to Announce Host of 2016 RNC

The GOP is set to announce on Tuesday whether Dallas or Cleveland will host the Republican National Committee's 2016... Watch »

Jul 7, 2014
Democratic Convention Underway in Dallas

Democratic Convention Underway in Dallas

The crowd heard from state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, on Friday as she campaigns to become governor of Texas. Watch »

Jun 28, 2014
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