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Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 06:27 PM CST

Overhauling Dallas County Truancy Policy

Overhauling Dallas County Truancy Policy

Education leaders in Dallas want to introduce "compassion" as a way to reform the way schools handle students who miss school.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 09:57 AM CST

Trump Summons Romney for 2nd Look as Staffers Squabble

Trump Summons Romney for 2nd Look as Staffers Squabble

President-elect Donald Trump made two Cabinet selections on Tuesday, choosing fierce Obamacare critic Georgia Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, and Elaine Chao, who served in...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 06:54 AM CST

Trump Names Obamacare Critic Tom Price as Head of HHS

Trump Names Obamacare Critic Tom Price as Head of HHS

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law, to head the Department of Health and Human Services. Price "has earned a...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 08:32 PM CST

Sen. Warren Blasts Drug Approval Bill as 'Extortion'

Sen. Warren Blasts Drug Approval Bill as 'Extortion'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a ferocious attack Monday on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill, and put fellow Democrats on the spot by pushing...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 10:33 PM CST

North Texas Green Party Supports Recount Efforts

North Texas Green Party Supports Recount Efforts

Many North Texans are watching the Green Party’s recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania – and donating money to help make them happen.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 12:27 AM CST

Green Party Files Lawsuit Seeking Recount in Pennsylvania

Green Party Files Lawsuit Seeking Recount in Pennsylvania

The Green Party says it will ask a Pennsylvania court to order a statewide recount of the state's Nov. 8 presidential election result. But it's unclear if the courts would have authority to do so. A lawyer...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 10:58 AM CST

Jill Stein Defends Recount Efforts in 3 States

Jill Stein Defends Recount Efforts in 3 States

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is defending her decision to ask for recounts in three states that helped give President-elect Donald Trump his victory, arguing there could have been issues with...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 06:08 AM CST

Trump Aide Steps Up Bid to Block Possible Romney Nomination

Trump Aide Steps Up Bid to Block Possible Romney Nomination

A top Donald Trump adviser warned Sunday that the president-elect's supporters would feel "betrayed" if he tapped former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as secretary of state, a move that would put a once-fierce...

Sunday, Nov 27, 2016 at 09:05 AM CST

Lone Star Politics: Dallas & Denton Mayors

Lone Star Politics: Dallas & Denton Mayors

NBC 5's Kris Gutierrez & Rudy Bush of The Dallas Morning News talk with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings. NBC 5's Kristi Nelson talks with Denton Mayor Chris Watts.

Sunday, Nov 27, 2016 at 02:26 AM CST

Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Trump Offered Him Cabinet Post

Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Trump Offered Him Cabinet Post

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons. Falwell tells The Associated...

 

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