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Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 05:35 PM CDT

Trump Doctor Wrote Health Letter in Just 5 Minutes

Trump Doctor Wrote Health Letter in Just 5 Minutes

Donald Trump's personal physician said he wrote a letter declaring the Republican nominee would be the healthiest president in history in just five minutes while a limo sent by the candidate waited outside...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 04:16 PM CDT

Fact Check: Jill Stein Over the Top on Sea Level Rise

Fact Check: Jill Stein Over the Top on Sea Level Rise

Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein cherry-picked the findings of a disputed study when she claimed that global warming would cause sea levels to rise on average “not one yard but many yards” in...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 04:04 PM CDT

More US Companies Pledge Equal Pay for Women

More US Companies Pledge Equal Pay for Women

Twenty-nine additional employers have signed on to the White House equal pay pledge, which asks companies to conduct a yearly analysis of pay by gender with the goal of eliminating unequal compensation. Apple...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:39 PM CDT

Maine Gov. Threatens 'Snot-Nosed' Lawmaker in Voicemail

Maine Gov. Threatens 'Snot-Nosed' Lawmaker in Voicemail

Maine Gov. Paul LePage issued a partial apology on Friday after unleashing an obscene tirade on a state legislator, leaving him an expletive-laden and threatening message and telling reporters he wished it were...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:23 AM CDT

Clinton Defends Work of Family Foundation

Clinton Defends Work of Family Foundation

Hillary Clinton is defending the work of her family foundation, saying the organization needs more time to ensure the continuity of their programs. If elected, Clinton said she'll take additional steps to make...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 06:57 AM CDT

Trump Immigration Waffle Reflects Voter Confusion on Issue

Trump Immigration Waffle Reflects Voter Confusion on Issue

Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old Republican paused as he complained about U.S.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 05:10 AM CDT

US, Russia Renew Push for Elusive Agreement on Syria

US, Russia Renew Push for Elusive Agreement on Syria

The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 10:05 PM CDT

Tim Kaine Doesn't 'Buy' Trump's Immigration Positions

Tim Kaine Doesn't 'Buy' Trump's Immigration Positions

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine says GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's shifting positions on immigration can't be trusted. Speaking during a Thursday afternoon taping of CBS's "The Late...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 06:18 PM CDT

August 26, 2016 Lone Star Politics

August 26, 2016 Lone Star Politics

NBC 5's Kristi Nelson & Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News talk with the new Dallas County Republican Chairman Phillip Huffines. Also, a closer look at Hispanic voting trends for this election and...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:46 PM CDT

Controversial Travis County GOP Chairman Out of Job

Controversial Travis County GOP Chairman Out of Job

The Texas Republican Party says a GOP chairman for the county that includes the state capital is out of a job after filing as a write-in candidate for president of the United States.

 
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