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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
Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Race

Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Race

The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
George H.W. Bush Says Strauss a Valued Adviser

George H.W. Bush Says Strauss a Valued Adviser

Former President George H.W. Bush paid tribute to his former ambassador to the Soviet Union, Robert S. Strauss, as a Read »

Mar 20, 2014
Senator Ted Cruz Rallies Crowd in Fort Worth

Senator Ted Cruz Rallies Crowd in Fort Worth

United States Sen. Ted Cruz was in Fort Worth Wednesday to rally up support for the GOP as rumors continue to swirl... Watch »

Mar 19, 2014
Sen. Ted Cruz to Make Fourth Trip to Iowa

Sen. Ted Cruz to Make Fourth Trip to Iowa

Texas tea party darling U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is making his fourth trip to Iowa in eight months. Read »

Mar 18, 2014
Lone Star Politics - March 16, 2014

Lone Star Politics - March 16, 2014

NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and The Dallas Morning News’ Gromer Jeffers talk to two top political operatives on Lone... Watch »

Mar 16, 2014
Scott Brown Readies N.H. Senate Run

Scott Brown Readies N.H. Senate Run

Former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts officially announced Friday he has formed an exploratory committee for... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
Senate Clinches Jobless Aid

Senate Clinches Jobless Aid "Bipartisan Breakthrough"

Senate negotiators have reached a "bipartisan breakthrough" deal on a bill to extend... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Former NJ Gov. Corzine's Son Dead at 31: Spokesman

Former NJ Gov. Corzine's Son Dead at 31: Spokesman

A spokesman says former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's son has died. Corzine Spokesman Steven Goldberg said Thursday... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
Fiorina Joins Board of Perry Political Group

Fiorina Joins Board of Perry Political Group

Former Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive Carly Fiorina is joining a nonprofit aimed at helping Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Can Dallas Land the RNC in 2016

Can Dallas Land the RNC in 2016

In nine days Dallas city leaders will try to convince the Republican National Committee to hold the... Watch »

Mar 12, 2014
D.C. Mayor on Campaign Allegations:

D.C. Mayor on Campaign Allegations: "I Didn't Break the Law"

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took... Watch »

Mar 11, 2014
Republican Jolly Wins Key Fla. House Race

Republican Jolly Wins Key Fla. House Race

Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Senate Vs. CIA: What's Behind Their Feud

Senate Vs. CIA: What's Behind Their Feud

What had been under-the-radar accusations erupted into a political firestorm Tuesday, when a top lawmaker took... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Feds: Illegal Donations Went to DC Mayor's Campaign

Feds: Illegal Donations Went to DC Mayor's Campaign

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign benefited from more than $668,000 donated illegally by a businessman... Watch »

Mar 12, 2014
Hilderbran Concedes GOP Comptroller Race to Hegar

Hilderbran Concedes GOP Comptroller Race to Hegar

State Rep. Harvey Hilderbran has conceded the Texas state comptroller's race to Glenn Hegar, clearing the way... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Lone Star Politics: March 9, 2014

Lone Star Politics: March 9, 2014

NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and the Dallas Morning News' Gromer Jeffers talk to John Ratcliffe, the former Watch »

Mar 7, 2014
Women From Tunisia Chosen for Bush Fellowship

Women From Tunisia Chosen for Bush Fellowship

Former first lady Laura Bush has introduced a group of women from Tunisia as the latest participants in the... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Governor Perry : Red Sates are Leading U.S. Recovery

Governor Perry : Red Sates are Leading U.S. Recovery

Rick Perry says Republican governors like him are leading the nation's economic recovery. Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Two More Clinics Close Amid New Abortion Restrictions

Two More Clinics Close Amid New Abortion Restrictions

Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by... Read »

Mar 6, 2014
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