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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
Perry Stands Against Online Gambling

Perry Stands Against Online Gambling

Three Republican governors who weren't invited to GOP super donor Sheldon Adelson's political gathering in Las Vegas... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Appeals Court Upholds TX Abortion Rules

Appeals Court Upholds TX Abortion Rules

A federal appeals court has upheld Texas' tough new abortion restrictions. Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Texas Economy

Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Texas Economy

Texas state lawmakers are hearing from business leaders on the general state of the Texas economy and the impact of... Read »

Mar 27, 2014
California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California state Sen. Leland Yee has been arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
Gov. Perry's Security Detail Tops $2.9M

Gov. Perry's Security Detail Tops $2.9M

The Texas Department of Public Safety says the cost since 2010 to provide security for Read »

Mar 26, 2014
Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, says he's considering a run for... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Texas House Beefs Up Online Broadcasts, Feeds

Texas House Beefs Up Online Broadcasts, Feeds

The Texas House is beefing up its online broadcasts, allowing an unlimited number of viewers to follow floor action... Read »

Mar 25, 2014
Local Tea Party Defends Itself Against Harassing Phone Calls

Local Tea Party Defends Itself Against Harassing Phone Calls

Hundreds of complaints are coming into the North East Tarrant Tea Party about robocalls, however the group... Watch »

Mar 25, 2014
House Dems Will

House Dems Will "Petition" for Immigration Vote

House Democrats will file another 'discharge petition' Wednesday in an effort to force a vote on a bill to overhaul... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Wendy Davis Blasts Greg Abbott Over Equal Pay

Wendy Davis Blasts Greg Abbott Over Equal Pay

Democrat Wendy Davis blasted her Republican rival in the Texas governor's race for saying he would veto a law... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton Discuss Education

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton Discuss Education

Bush and Clinton took the podium Monday at a higher education conference in suburban Dallas organized by Bush,... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
Common Core Spawns Widespread Political Fights

Common Core Spawns Widespread Political Fights

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools,... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
GOP Hispanic Candidate for Statewide Office

GOP Hispanic Candidate for Statewide Office

Even as Republicans insist they're committed to courting Texas' booming Hispanic population, they can claim just one... Read »

Mar 22, 2014
Lone Star Politics - March 23, 2014

Lone Star Politics - March 23, 2014

NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and the Dallas Morning News’ Gromer Jeffers talk to Dallas Congressman Pete Sessions... Watch »

Mar 23, 2014
Dallas Could Be Front Runner to Host 2016 RNC

Dallas Could Be Front Runner to Host 2016 RNC

Dallas could emerge as the front runner among eight cities vying to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
Dallas to Make 2016 RNC Bid

Dallas to Make 2016 RNC Bid

Dallas is set to make their bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention on Friday. Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
Rivals Dewhurst, Patrick Making Joint Appearance

Rivals Dewhurst, Patrick Making Joint Appearance

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and his Republican runoff rival, state Sen. Dan Patrick, are making a relatively rare joint... Read »

Mar 21, 2014
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