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Texas Democrats Pledge 'Openness'

Texas Democrats Pledge 'Openness'

Thousands of delegates at the Texas Democratic Convention have promised to produce a party platform... Watch »

Jun 30, 2014
Texas Democrats Pushing Optimism Amid Long Odds

Texas Democrats Pushing Optimism Amid Long Odds

The Texas Democratic Party hopes to prove at its state convention that though its candidate slate isn't... Read »

Jun 27, 2014
Candidates for Texas Governor Talk About Education

Candidates for Texas Governor Talk About Education

Attorney General Greg Abbott and State Sen. Wendy Davis spoke to the Texas Classroom Teachers Association in... Read »

Jun 27, 2014
Child Migrant Processing Center Ready in July

Child Migrant Processing Center Ready in July

The conversion of a 55,000-square foot warehouse in South Texas into a processing facility for... Read »

Jul 2, 2014
Abbott, Davis in Fort Worth Thursday

Abbott, Davis in Fort Worth Thursday

North Texas is the battle ground for Decision 2014 Thursday. The two candidates vying for Texas governor are in Fort... Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
Tea Party Losses Don't Stop Cash or Curb Influence

Tea Party Losses Don't Stop Cash or Curb Influence

Desperate to knock off GOP incumbents in this year's Republican primaries, the nation's tea party groups have spent... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Wendy Davis' Tone Defiant Again as Democrats Meet

Wendy Davis' Tone Defiant Again as Democrats Meet

Democrat Wendy Davis is out to rejuvenate her run for Texas governor by reviving the message that followed... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Wendy Davis' Historic Filibuster: One Year Later

Wendy Davis' Historic Filibuster: One Year Later

One year ago today, women's rights took over the Texas capitol. On June 25, 2013, Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
Dallas, Cleveland Named RNC 2016 Finalists

Dallas, Cleveland Named RNC 2016 Finalists

Dallas and Cleveland were named finalists to host the Republican National Committee's 2016 presidential... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Wendy Davis Marks 1 Year Since Abortion Filibuster

Wendy Davis Marks 1 Year Since Abortion Filibuster

Democrats and Wendy Davis are marking the anniversary of her star-making filibuster that delayed passage of... Read »

Jun 25, 2014
A Year Past Texas Filibuster, Backer Momentum Ebbs

A Year Past Texas Filibuster, Backer Momentum Ebbs

A year after her 12-plus hour filibuster in the Texas Legislature, state Sen. Wendy Davis is a gubernatorial hopeful... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, the face of Harlem politics for generations, held off a strong Democratic... Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
Perry Invites Obama to Texas Border Amid 'Crisis'

Perry Invites Obama to Texas Border Amid 'Crisis'

Gov. Rick Perry is inviting one of his greatest political foes, President Barack Obama, to Texas for a... Read »

Jul 2, 2014
Lone Star Politics: June 22, 2014

Lone Star Politics: June 22, 2014

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

Jun 22, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Mike Miles

Lone Star Politics: Mike Miles

On Lone Star Politics Sunday, Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles reveals he wants... Watch »

Jun 20, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Craig Watkins

Lone Star Politics: Craig Watkins

On Lone Star Politics, Dallas County District Attorney accuses his opponent Susan Hawk of playing racial politics by... Watch »

Jun 20, 2014
Perry Says He 'Stepped Right in it' With Gay Remarks

Perry Says He 'Stepped Right in it' With Gay Remarks

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort... Read »

Jun 20, 2014
Gay Married Couples to Get Emergency Leave

Gay Married Couples to Get Emergency Leave

The Obama Administration plans to offer emergency leave to legally married same sex couples regardless of where they... Watch »

Jun 20, 2014
Mayors Conference Kicks-Off With Yoga, Breakfast in Dallas

Mayors Conference Kicks-Off With Yoga, Breakfast in Dallas

More than 200 U.S. mayors are gathering in Dallas for a four-day conference. Watch »

Jun 20, 2014
Texas to Spend $1.3M a Week on Border Security

Texas to Spend $1.3M a Week on Border Security

The state's Republican leadership has authorized the Texas Department of Public Safety to spend about $1.3... Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
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