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5 Days in October: Wendy Davis on Education

5 Days in October: Wendy Davis on Education

NBC 5 is partnering with The Dallas Morning News, KERA and Telemundo 39 to produce in-depth reports about the race... Watch »

Oct 13, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Burton, Willis on Budget

Lone Star Politics: Burton, Willis on Budget

A Lone Star Politics interview with the candidates who want to replace Wendy Davis in the Texas Senate turns into a... Watch »

Oct 12, 2014
Wendy Davis TV Ad Focuses on Greg Abbott's Disability

Wendy Davis TV Ad Focuses on Greg Abbott's Disability

A new television ad by Democrat Wendy Davis focuses attention on Republican Greg Abbott's use of a wheelchair... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Clinton Papers Shed Light on Lewinsky Scandal

Clinton Papers Shed Light on Lewinsky Scandal

The White House strategy to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout of his affair with intern... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Va. Senate Debate: Warner, Gillespie Face Off

Va. Senate Debate: Warner, Gillespie Face Off

Challenger Ed Gillespie will debate incumbent Sen. Mark Warner in a special presentation that will be shown live on... Watch »

Oct 8, 2014
Gov. Perry Creates Infectious Disease Task Force

Gov. Perry Creates Infectious Disease Task Force

The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, in Texas, gives Republican Gov. Rick Perry another real-time Watch »

Oct 6, 2014
Lone Star Politics: October 5, 2014

Lone Star Politics: October 5, 2014

On Lone Star Politics, Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins and his opponent Susan Hawk argue over whether... Watch »

Oct 5, 2014
Rep. Ralph Hall Undergoes Surgery

Rep. Ralph Hall Undergoes Surgery

Texas Rep. Ralph Hall (R) is in the hospital in stable condition after being involved in a wreck Saturday, officials... Watch »

Oct 6, 2014
Dallas County DA Considers Charges Against Ebola Patient

Dallas County DA Considers Charges Against Ebola Patient

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins says his office is considering whether to charge Thomas Eric Duncan... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Billionaire Casino Magnate Puts Up Money to Defeat Florida Pot Measure

Billionaire Casino Magnate Puts Up Money to Defeat Florida Pot Measure

A billionaire casino magnate is putting up more money to defeat a proposal to legalize medical marijuana. New... Read »

Oct 3, 2014
Hillary Clinton on Grandmotherhood:

Hillary Clinton on Grandmotherhood: "I Highly Recommend It!"

Thousands waited hours in the sun to see Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday in South... Watch »

Oct 2, 2014
California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Abbott, Davis Spar in Final Gubernatorial Debate

Abbott, Davis Spar in Final Gubernatorial Debate

Democrat Wendy Davis had one last debate with Republican Greg Abbott to try to narrow the gap in the Texas... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Patrick, Van de Putte Go on Attack in Lt. Gov. Debate

Patrick, Van de Putte Go on Attack in Lt. Gov. Debate

The state senators vying to be Texas' next lieutenant governor tore into one another Monday night during their only... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Lt. Gov. Nominees Patrick, Van de Putte to Debate

Lt. Gov. Nominees Patrick, Van de Putte to Debate

The state senators vying to be Texas' next lieutenant governor are squaring off in their only scheduled debate. Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Gay Marriage Ban Stalls Changes to Dallas Pensions

Gay Marriage Ban Stalls Changes to Dallas Pensions

Although the Dallas city council has modified policies that ensure equal rights for gay municipal employees, the... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Abbott, Davis to Address Texas Educators

Abbott, Davis to Address Texas Educators

Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis are going back to school by addressing the joint convention of the Texas Association of... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Her shadow was one of the last things she saw. The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Audit Finds Problems in Perry's Enterprise Fund

Audit Finds Problems in Perry's Enterprise Fund

A pet program of Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry that has given a half-billion dollars in taxpayer funds to... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in 2016... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
 

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