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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 08:26 PM CDT

Rowlett City Council 'Place One' Race Set to be Historic

Rowlett City Council 'Place One' Race Set to be Historic

A North Texas community is heading to the polls in a special election this month. Regardless of who wins on Aug. 26, Rowlett is set to make history.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 03:36 PM CDT

Lone Star Politics - Aug. 20, 2017

Lone Star Politics - Aug. 20, 2017

Debate over Confederate statues rages on in the wake of the Charlottesville violence. Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway weighs in on the statues in Dallas. Plus, the governor's special session is over, but he has...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 03:34 PM CDT

LSP: State Sen. Konni Burton on What's Next for Legislature

LSP: State Sen. Konni Burton on What's Next for Legislature

Gov. Greg Abbott called the special session disappointing, after some of his priority bills failed in the House. State Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville, weighs in on the effect that will have come election...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:08 PM CDT

Trump's Tweets Lead People to Worry

Trump's Tweets Lead People to Worry

President Donald Trump goes to Camp David today to talk about the war in Afghanistan, Asia, and the terrorist attack in Barcelona. The president's words and twitter posts this week have left some in his own...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 07:04 PM CDT

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

Steve Bannon has departed the White House, where he was President Donald Trump’s chief strategist. His tenure lasted seven months. White House chief of staff John Kelly and Bannon mutually agreed that...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:16 PM CDT

Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart

Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart

Steve Bannon, senior strategist to President Donald Trump, is leaving the administration, agreeing with Trump's chief of staff that Friday would be his last day in the role, the White House announced. Bannon...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 04:17 PM CDT

Most of President's Arts Council, Special Advisor Icahn Quit

Most of President's Arts Council, Special Advisor Icahn Quit

President Donald Trump faced more fallout Friday over his response to the violence in Charlottesville with virtually all of the members of a presidential committee on the arts announced their resignations, in a...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 09:51 PM CDT

Trump Approves Plan to Create Independent Cyber Command

Trump Approves Plan to Create Independent Cyber Command

President Donald Trump has approved a long-delayed Pentagon plan to create an independent and more aggressive cyber command in order to beef up cyberwar operations against the Islamic State group and other...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:25 AM CDT

Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Charlottesville Response

Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Charlottesville Response

The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. James Murdoch also told friends in...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 06:46 PM CDT

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Confederate Monuments

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Confederate Monuments

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, answered questions Thursday about Charlottesville and the future of Confederate monuments during a visit to North Texas.

 
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