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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
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
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