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Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 12:18 AM CST

GOP Candidates Debate in New Hampshire

GOP Candidates Debate in New Hampshire

Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals vigorously challenging his readiness to be president...

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 03:43 PM CST

Fiorina Uses Debate Exclusion As Fuel to Fight On

Fiorina Uses Debate Exclusion As Fuel to Fight On

Carly Fiorina told a crowd of supporters on Saturday morning that "the game is rigged," assailing ABC News for not inviting her onto Saturday's GOP debate stage because of her low polling numbers nationally, NBC...

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 12:23 PM CST

Illinois Dems Move to Make Obama’s Birthday a State Holiday

Illinois Dems Move to Make Obama’s Birthday a State Holiday

Illinois State Rep. Andre Thapedi introduced a new bill this week that could make President Barack Obama’s birthday a state holiday. The proposed legislation, House Bill 4654, would close schools and state...

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 10:17 AM CST

Obama to Ask for More Clean Energy Funding in Budget

Obama to Ask for More Clean Energy Funding in Budget

President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 09:53 PM CST

WATCH: John Kasich's Snow Day in N.H.

WATCH: John Kasich's Snow Day in N.H.

Considering how much time he has spent campaigning in New Hampshire, it's perhaps no surprise that Republican John Kasich took some time Friday to have a snowball fight. The governor of Ohio, whose...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 05:01 PM CST

Lone Star Politics: Burton on Cruz Momentum

Lone Star Politics: Burton on Cruz Momentum

On Sunday, February 7 "Lone Star Politics" State Sen. Konni Burton (R) Fort Worth talks about why Sen. Ted Cruz win in the Iowa Caucuses and what it means for contests in New Hampshire and Super Tuesday.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:55 PM CST

Rep. Eddie B. Johnson Supports Asia-Pacific Trade Pact

Rep. Eddie B. Johnson Supports Asia-Pacific Trade Pact

On Sunday, February 7 "Lone Star Politics" Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson tells NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News why she supports the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement although...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:47 PM CST

Donald Trump Can Use Adele's Music

Donald Trump Can Use Adele's Music

Adele has said she'd like Trump to quit playing her songs at political rallies. "Adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning," said Benny Tarantini, an Adele...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:43 PM CST

Lone Star Politics: Rep. Johnson's Last Term

Lone Star Politics: Rep. Johnson's Last Term

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson tells NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News why she hopes this run for office will be her last.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:34 PM CST

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Endorses Clinton

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Endorses Clinton

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) TX District 30 tells NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News that she supports Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Nomination for President.

 
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