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Lone Star Politics - June 1, 2014

Lone Star Politics - June 1, 2014

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

Jun 1, 2014
Lone Star Politics: John Ratcliffe

Lone Star Politics: John Ratcliffe

The man who toppled Rockwall GOP Congressman Ralph Hall in the runoff election says he may not vote to... Watch »

May 30, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Emmert Angle

Lone Star Politics: Emmert Angle

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, a Republican and Democratic operative come up with very different... Watch »

May 30, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Slater is Skeptical

Lone Star Politics: Slater is Skeptical

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Dallas Morning News Senior Political Writer Wayne Slater explains why... Watch »

May 30, 2014
Dallas to Host Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Friday

Dallas to Host Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Friday

Sergey Kislak, the ambassador to the United States from the Russian Federation, will speak at a luncheon with... Read »

May 30, 2014
Abbott Agrees to Keeping Execution Drugs a Secret

Abbott Agrees to Keeping Execution Drugs a Secret

The Texas prison system does not have to reveal where it gets the drugs used in executions, according to a ruling by... Read »

May 30, 2014
Senator Udall Proposes Border Health. Security Bill

Senator Udall Proposes Border Health. Security Bill

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall says he is pushing legislation to improve the health and economies of border communities. Read »

May 29, 2014
Tea Party Getting Stronger in Texas

Tea Party Getting Stronger in Texas

Even as tea party-backed candidates have struggled elsewhere, the movement is just getting stronger in Texas. Watch »

May 28, 2014
Perry Political Group Promotes Iowa Gov. Branstad

Perry Political Group Promotes Iowa Gov. Branstad

Gov. Rick Perry is heading back to Iowa as his political nonprofit is touting the re-election bid by... Read »

May 28, 2014
Rep. Hall, 91, Ousted in Texas GOP Primary

Rep. Hall, 91, Ousted in Texas GOP Primary

The 91-year-old Texas Republican who is the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been ousted in a... Watch »

May 28, 2014
Patrick Beats 3-Term Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst

Patrick Beats 3-Term Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst

State Sen. Dan Patrick has defeated three-term incumbent David Dewhurst for the Republican nomination for... Watch »

May 28, 2014
Ken Paxton Wins GOP Runoff for Texas Attorney General

Ken Paxton Wins GOP Runoff for Texas Attorney General

Buoyed by the support of tea party activists in a low-turnout election, state Sen. Ken Paxton of McKinney on Tuesday... Watch »

May 28, 2014
Texas Dems Nominate Alameel for US Senate

Texas Dems Nominate Alameel for US Senate

Dallas dental mogul and former major GOP donor David Alameel has beaten perennial candidate Kesha Rogers to win the... Read »

May 27, 2014
Hogan Wins Agriculture Commissioner Runoff

Hogan Wins Agriculture Commissioner Runoff

Little-known rancher Jim Hogan has defeated singer and humorist Kinky Friedman to claim the Democratic... Read »

May 27, 2014
Texas GOP Picks Ryan Sitton as Railroad Commissioner

Texas GOP Picks Ryan Sitton as Railroad Commissioner

Oil engineer Ryan Sitton has overcome a big deficit in the March primary to win a runoff for the... Read »

May 27, 2014
Sid Miller Wins GOP Nod for Agriculture Commissioner

Sid Miller Wins GOP Nod for Agriculture Commissioner

Former lawmaker Sid Miller has won the Republican nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner after a... Read »

May 27, 2014
Oldest-Ever Congressman Facing Tough Primary Test

Oldest-Ever Congressman Facing Tough Primary Test

U.S. Representative Ralph Hall is facing the toughest test of his very long political career in today's... Read »

May 27, 2014
Texas Sen. Cruz on the Minds of Republican Voters

Texas Sen. Cruz on the Minds of Republican Voters

Although U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz isn't a candidate this election season, he remains on the minds of Republican... Read »

May 27, 2014
George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

President George W. Bush traveled to Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend to have a knee replacement surgery at the... Watch »

May 27, 2014
Tea Party Poised for Big Wins in Texas GOP Runoffs

Tea Party Poised for Big Wins in Texas GOP Runoffs

A tea party leader is favored to become Texas' lieutenant governor. A Ted Cruz-endorsed newcomer is inching... Read »

May 27, 2014
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