Dallas-Fort Worth and Texas State Political News | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas-Fort Worth and Texas State Political News

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 07:25 PM CDT

State Department Removes Promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago

State Department Removes Promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago

The U.S. State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, after a storm of ethics criticism Monday. In an April 4 blog post that was republished by several U.S....

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 08:50 PM CDT

Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:56 PM CDT

US Sanctions 271 in Syrian Chemical Attack

US Sanctions 271 in Syrian Chemical Attack

The United States has issued 271 sanctions in response to Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons. It's one of the largest sanction actions in U.S. history. The Trump administration said...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:05 PM CDT

7 in 10 Back Independent Probe of Russia, Election: Poll

7 in 10 Back Independent Probe of Russia, Election: Poll

Committees in both the House and Senate are looking into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election, but nearly three-quarters of Americans would prefer an independent, non-partisan commission, according to...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 04:06 PM CDT

In First Public Speech, Obama Urges Civic Engagement

In First Public Speech, Obama Urges Civic Engagement

Former President Barack Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people on leadership, managing social media and even marriage. What he didn't do was mention his...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 07:32 PM CDT

Lawmaker Fasts to Protest Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

Lawmaker Fasts to Protest Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

State Rep. Victoria Neave is withstanding from food to protest the anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill that is set for debate this Wednesday.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 06:31 AM CDT

Analysis: Can Bernie Sanders Save the Democratic Party?

Analysis: Can Bernie Sanders Save the Democratic Party?

Boos, blowback and a American flag falling during a live interview have plagued the Democratic National Committee's national "unity tour" featuring Sen Bernie Sanders and DNC chairman Tom Perez, NBC News...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 07:20 AM CDT

Oncor Proposes Rate Increase for Solar, Wind Customers

Oncor Proposes Rate Increase for Solar, Wind Customers

Oncor says households with solar and wind power are not paying their fair share and may be costing customers money.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:18 AM CDT

California Gears Up to Fight Trump on Car Emissions

California Gears Up to Fight Trump on Car Emissions

Even as President Trump pulls back on regulations governing car emissions, part of a broader policy of overturning environmental protections enacted by the Obama administration, California is determinedly headed...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 08:37 AM CDT

Bill O'Reilly to Return With New Podcast Episode Monday

Bill O'Reilly to Return With New Podcast Episode Monday

Bill O'Reilly is back and ready to talk. His personal website says the former Fox News host will air a new episode of his "No Spin News" podcast Monday evening. Fox News Channel's parent company fired O'Reilly...

 
What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather apps on your iPad, iPhone, Android or other mobile device. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out