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McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings With McDonnells

McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings...

An associate of the wealthy businessman at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case... Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov.

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov. "Worshipped" Ground His Wife...

The woman who ran the Virginia governor's mansion under Bob McDonnell said the governor worshipped the ground... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
Davis Questions Nat'l Guard on Border

Davis Questions Nat'l Guard on Border

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis says that if elected governor she will listen to elected officials in... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Patrick, Van de Putte to Deliver Dueling Speeches

Patrick, Van de Putte to Deliver Dueling Speeches

The state senators vying to be the next Texas lieutenant governor are set to address the same audience. Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Wendy Davis to Speak at Border

Wendy Davis to Speak at Border

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is to speak in McAllen amid a surge in illegal immigration and Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Perry Continues March Toward 2016 Election

Perry Continues March Toward 2016 Election

New Hampshire Republicans once gave Rick Perry a rock star's welcome. Some are now deeply skeptical about the Texas... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Wendy Davis to Speak to Media in Austin

Wendy Davis to Speak to Media in Austin

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is in Austin and plans a chat with reporters. Read »

Aug 5, 2014
Texas Abortion Clinics Ask Judge to Stop New Law

Texas Abortion Clinics Ask Judge to Stop New Law

Abortion providers in Texas want a federal judge to stop a new law that they say will leave just eight... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
Lone Star Politics: August 3, 2014

Lone Star Politics: August 3, 2014

On Lone Star Politics this week, NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and Rudy Bush from The Dallas Morning News ask Dallas... Watch »

Aug 3, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Daniel on JWP Charges

Lone Star Politics: Daniel on JWP Charges

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely asks Dallas County Commissioner Theresa Daniel if... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Wayne Slater on Ted Cruz

Lone Star Politics: Wayne Slater on Ted Cruz

This week on Lone Star Politics, The Dallas Morning News Senior Political Writer Wayne Slater examines the... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Dr. Theresa Daniel DCO Contracts

Lone Star Politics: Dr. Theresa Daniel DCO Contracts

On Lone Star Politics, The Dallas Morning News Editorial Writer Rudy Bush asks Dallas County Commissioner Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
House GOP Divisions on Border Bill Delay Getaway

House GOP Divisions on Border Bill Delay Getaway

House Republican leaders struggled to round up votes from recalcitrant conservatives for a bill dealing with... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Divided House Abandons Vote on Border Bill

Divided House Abandons Vote on Border Bill

The House has abandoned a vote on legislation to address the immigration crisis on the border after tea... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

House Republicans are set to get a new second-in-command this week, as Rep. Kevin McCarthy takes over Friday... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' on Israel

Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' on Israel

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday criticized an American "policy of calculated ambivalence"... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

For eight or nine hours on Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be acting as the state's... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Lawyers for former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell say her marriage had broken down by the time a former... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
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