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Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 12:19 PM CST

John Lewis Clarifies Comments on Sanders' Civil Rights Participation

John Lewis Clarifies Comments on Sanders' Civil Rights Participation

Rep. John Lewis on Saturday clarified comments he made earlier this week saying he had never met Bernie Sanders during the civil rights movement, NBC News reported. "I was responding to a reporter's question...

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 10:23 AM CST

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Serious issues are facing the Republican presidential candidate in their debate Saturday night in South Carolina. The state has a deep-rooted military culture and is still reeling from the shooting deaths...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 09:01 PM CST

Albright Didn't Mean to Condemn Women Supporting Sanders

Albright Didn't Mean to Condemn Women Supporting Sanders

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said on Friday that she regretted the way her support for Hillary Clinton was perceived, NBC News reported. "I have spent much of my career as a diplomat.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 05:50 PM CST

Sanders' Commitment to Obama Questioned

Sanders' Commitment to Obama Questioned

As Hillary Clinton traveled to a black community in South Carolina, her African-American allies in Congress seized upon comments the Vermont senator made at the debate insinuating that race relations would...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 04:58 PM CST

Lone Star Politics: Brandon Vance

Lone Star Politics: Brandon Vance

Texas Congressional District 30 candidate Brandon Vance explains to NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News why he wants to unseat longtime Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson. Watch Lone Star

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 04:52 PM CST

Lone Star Politics: Bruce Chadwick

Lone Star Politics: Bruce Chadwick

On NBC 5's Lone Star Politics, Texas Congressional District 30 candidate Bruce Chadwick employed a magic trick to help explain why he is running for office. Watch Sunday, Feb. 14 at 8:40 a.m. on NBC 5.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 04:00 PM CST

Gilmore Ends White House Bid, Will Support GOP Nominee

Gilmore Ends White House Bid, Will Support GOP Nominee

Republican Jim Gilmore has suspended his longshot bid for the presidency, the former Virginia governor announced on his Facebook page Friday. Gilmore, 66, entered the race last summer but found himself in...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 05:39 PM CST

Donald Trump Threatens 'Birther' Lawsuit Against Ted Cruz

Donald Trump Threatens 'Birther' Lawsuit Against Ted Cruz

Donald Trump has long questioned whether Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada, is eligible to be president. Now, Trump is threatening to sue Cruz over it. Trump says Cruz may not be a natural born citizen, one...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 03:15 PM CST

Hillary Clinton to Open Dallas Campaign Office

Hillary Clinton to Open Dallas Campaign Office

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is opening a campaign office in Dallas.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 02:25 PM CST

Top Republicans Stay Quiet on Release of Their Tax Returns

Top Republicans Stay Quiet on Release of Their Tax Returns

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year's hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your tax returns before the primaries and avoid tough scrutiny later. But the top

 
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