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Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 10:17 AM CST

Obama to Ask for More Clean Energy Funding in Budget

Obama to Ask for More Clean Energy Funding in Budget

President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 09:53 PM CST

WATCH: John Kasich's Snow Day in N.H.

WATCH: John Kasich's Snow Day in N.H.

Considering how much time he has spent campaigning in New Hampshire, it's perhaps no surprise that Republican John Kasich took some time Friday to have a snowball fight. The governor of Ohio, whose...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 05:01 PM CST

Lone Star Politics: Burton on Cruz Momentum

Lone Star Politics: Burton on Cruz Momentum

On Sunday, February 7 "Lone Star Politics" State Sen. Konni Burton (R) Fort Worth talks about why Sen. Ted Cruz win in the Iowa Caucuses and what it means for contests in New Hampshire and Super Tuesday.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:55 PM CST

Rep. Eddie B. Johnson Supports Asia-Pacific Trade Pact

Rep. Eddie B. Johnson Supports Asia-Pacific Trade Pact

On Sunday, February 7 "Lone Star Politics" Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson tells NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News why she supports the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement although...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:47 PM CST

Donald Trump Can Use Adele's Music

Donald Trump Can Use Adele's Music

Adele has said she'd like Trump to quit playing her songs at political rallies. "Adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning," said Benny Tarantini, an Adele...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:43 PM CST

Lone Star Politics: Rep. Johnson's Last Term

Lone Star Politics: Rep. Johnson's Last Term

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson tells NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News why she hopes this run for office will be her last.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:34 PM CST

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Endorses Clinton

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Endorses Clinton

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) TX District 30 tells NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News that she supports Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Nomination for President.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:38 PM CST

Las Vegas Newspaper Endorses Marco Rubio

Las Vegas Newspaper Endorses Marco Rubio

The Las Vegas Review-Journal endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Friday, NBC News reported. "Our reasons for endorsing Sen. Rubio are many. Notably, the Florida senator has deep personal connections to the...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 01:57 PM CST

Scholars Debate If Cruz Can Legally Be President

Scholars Debate If Cruz Can Legally Be President

In a public debate at Harvard, two constitutional law scholars have tried to answer whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 07:24 AM CST

Clinton Fights Back After Low N.H. Poll Numbers

Clinton Fights Back After Low N.H. Poll Numbers

Hillary Clinton is way behind in the latest New Hampshire polls, and she came out swinging in last night's Democratic Debate.

 
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