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Abbott, Davis Spar in Final Gubernatorial Debate

Abbott, Davis Spar in Final Gubernatorial Debate

Democrat Wendy Davis had one last debate with Republican Greg Abbott to try to narrow the gap in the... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Patrick, Van de Putte Go on Attack in Lt. Gov. Debate

Patrick, Van de Putte Go on Attack in Lt. Gov. Debate

The state senators vying to be Texas' next lieutenant governor tore into one another Monday night during their only... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Lt. Gov. Nominees Patrick, Van de Putte to Debate

Lt. Gov. Nominees Patrick, Van de Putte to Debate

The state senators vying to be Texas' next lieutenant governor are squaring off in their only scheduled debate. Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Gay Marriage Ban Stalls Changes to Dallas Pensions

Gay Marriage Ban Stalls Changes to Dallas Pensions

Although the Dallas city council has modified policies that ensure equal rights for gay municipal employees,... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Abbott, Davis to Address Texas Educators

Abbott, Davis to Address Texas Educators

Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis are going back to school by addressing the joint convention of the Texas Association of... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Her shadow was one of the last things she saw. The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Audit Finds Problems in Perry's Enterprise Fund

Audit Finds Problems in Perry's Enterprise Fund

A pet program of Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry that has given a half-billion dollars in taxpayer funds... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Health Database Project Halted Over Cost, Ethical Concerns

Health Database Project Halted Over Cost, Ethical Concerns

Plans for a massive health database have been postponed again after Texas health officials cited cost and... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Former Va. Senator

Former Va. Senator "Seriously Looking" at White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is "seriously looking" at a possible presidential run... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Report: Texas Political Ad Spending 2nd Most in US

Report: Texas Political Ad Spending 2nd Most in US

Texas voters already tired of Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis dueling in television ads with Election Day still... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Davis Calls on Abbott to Disavow Remarks by GOP Strategist

Davis Calls on Abbott to Disavow Remarks by GOP Strategist

Campaigning in Dallas Tuesday, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sen. Wendy Davis called on Republican... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Dallas Council Delays Nelson Mandela Road Discussion

Dallas Council Delays Nelson Mandela Road Discussion

Plans to rename Lancaster Road in Dallas for the late South African President Nelson Mandela took a bad... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Texas Requests for Gun Purchases Plummet

Texas Requests for Gun Purchases Plummet

The number of Texans seeking federal permission to purchase firearms has dropped 18 percent this year as fears... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Texas Liquor Board to Consider Gun Show Alcohol

Texas Liquor Board to Consider Gun Show Alcohol

The state's liquor control board will consider a staff recommendation against a proposal to allow the sale... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Dallas County Voter Registration Day Kicks Off

Dallas County Voter Registration Day Kicks Off

Dallas County Voter Registration Day kicks off Tuesday morning with 17 locations where people can go to sign up. Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Davis Makes

Davis Makes "Lone Star Politics" Exchange a Campaign Issue

An exchange on Sunday's Lone Star Politics suddenly took center stage in the Texas gubernatorial campaign Monday. Watch »

Sep 22, 2014
Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to skip his next scheduled court appearance because he'll be out of... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Lone Star Politics: September 21, 2014

Lone Star Politics: September 21, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Julie Fine reports from McAllen on Friday night’s first... Watch »

Sep 21, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Gov. Debate on Education

Lone Star Politics: Gov. Debate on Education

On Lone Star Politics, two political strategists, Republican Matt Mackowiak and Democrat Matt Angle, discuss who won... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014

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