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Civil Rights Summit

Civil Rights Summit

President Barack Obama is one of the four presidents who mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act signed by... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
Civil Rights Law Anniversary Celebration

Civil Rights Law Anniversary Celebration

A civil rights summit is underway in Austin. This year marks 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Sen. Dan Patrick Says Equal Pay Laws Not Needed

Sen. Dan Patrick Says Equal Pay Laws Not Needed

On day where Pres. Obama pushed for equal pay for women, Texas Lt. Gov. candidate Dan Patrick Tuesday insisted... Watch »

Apr 9, 2014
93-Year-Old Florida Mayor Wants Another Term

93-Year-Old Florida Mayor Wants Another Term

Voters in the Orlando suburb of Apopka are deciding whether to return their 93-year-old mayor to Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll Decide This Year on Whether to Run in 2016

Jeb Bush: I'll Decide This Year on Whether to Run in 2016

Jeb Bush says all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Summit Celebrates Civil Rights Law's 50th Anniversary

Summit Celebrates Civil Rights Law's 50th Anniversary

Four U.S. presidents, including Barack Obama, are scheduled to headline a summit this week that commemorates... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Lone Star Politics - April 6, 2014

Lone Star Politics - April 6, 2014

NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News talks with candidates Kinky Friedman,... Watch »

Apr 6, 2014
Davis Speaks to Associated Press Editors

Davis Speaks to Associated Press Editors

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is speaking at the Associated Press Managing Editors annual meeting. Read »

Apr 5, 2014
Lawmakers Consider How to Attract Venture Capital

Lawmakers Consider How to Attract Venture Capital

Texas lawmakers want to see what they can do to attract more venture capitalists to the state. Read »

Apr 3, 2014
Supreme Court to Decide Texas Execution Drug Case

Supreme Court to Decide Texas Execution Drug Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to halt Thursday's execution of a Texas serial killer whose attorneys... Read »

Apr 3, 2014
N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

The Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll found that 52 percent of people polled thought hat report,... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Dallas Advances to Next Phase of RNC Convention Selection

Dallas Advances to Next Phase of RNC Convention Selection

Dallas is one of a six-pack of cities still in the running to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Ted Cruz at Liberty University

Ted Cruz at Liberty University

Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz told students at Liberty University Wednesday that “religious liberty has never... Watch »

Apr 2, 2014
12,000 Cases Await New Judges in Texas

12,000 Cases Await New Judges in Texas

Ten federal judgeships have sat vacant in Texas for an average of nearly two years, creating a backlog of more than... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Texas Redistricting Fight is Boon to Lawyers

Texas Redistricting Fight is Boon to Lawyers

The fight in Texas over the once-a-decade redrawing of election districts is a boon to lawyers with a court... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Abbott Shifts to Schools in Texas Governor's Race

Abbott Shifts to Schools in Texas Governor's Race

Republican Greg Abbott is ready to shift the Texas governor's race back to education -- but not over... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Texas Business Groups Call for Immigration Reform

Texas Business Groups Call for Immigration Reform

Top business associations representing Texas retailers, restaurants and hotels are forming a coalition to press for... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Lone Star Politics March 30, 2014

Lone Star Politics March 30, 2014

NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and The Dallas Morning News’ Gromer Jeffers talk to Rep. Michael Burgess about the... Watch »

Mar 30, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Impact of Abortion Rulings In Texas

Lone Star Politics: Impact of Abortion Rulings In Texas

Dallas Morning News Senior Political Writer Wayne Slater and his colleague Gromer Jeffers talk to NBC 5’s... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Rep. Burgess on Obamacare

Lone Star Politics: Rep. Burgess on Obamacare

NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and The Dallas Morning News’ Gromer Jeffers talk to Lewisville Congressman Michael... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
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