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Lone Star Politics: The Battle for District 108

Lone Star Politics: The Battle for District 108

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Dallas Morning News Senior Political Writer Wayne Slater and his colleague Gromer... Watch »

May 23, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Handicapping the Lt. Governor's Race

Lone Star Politics: Handicapping the Lt. Governor's Race

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Wayne Slater and Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning news handicap the... Watch »

May 23, 2014
Obama Nominates Castro as Housing Sec.

Obama Nominates Castro as Housing Sec.

President Barack Obama has nominated up-and-coming Democrat Julian Castro as the nation's housing secretary. Read »

May 23, 2014
Early Voting Ends Friday for Texas Primary Runoff

Early Voting Ends Friday for Texas Primary Runoff

Texans have a final day to vote early for next Tuesday's primary runoff election. Read »

May 23, 2014
Dallas Among 4 Left in the Running for GOP Convention

Dallas Among 4 Left in the Running for GOP Convention

Luck has run out for Las Vegas' push to bring the Republican Party's next presidential nominating convention to Sin... Read »

May 22, 2014
Great Debate Rages on Between Davis and Abbott

Great Debate Rages on Between Davis and Abbott

Democrat Wendy Davis wants six debates across Texas before voters elect a new governor in November, but... Watch »

May 20, 2014
The Debate Over Debates Between Abbott and Davis

The Debate Over Debates Between Abbott and Davis

The Texas Governor's race has become a debate over debates. Watch »

May 21, 2014
George P. Bush Going to Calif. for Nat'l GOP

George P. Bush Going to Calif. for Nat'l GOP

George P. Bush is headed to California next week to raise money for the Republican National Committee. Read »

May 20, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday afternoon. Judge John Jones III ruled in Watch »

May 20, 2014
Chelsea Clinton's Mother-in-Law Loses Bid to Phillly Native

Chelsea Clinton's Mother-in-Law Loses Bid to Phillly Native

A young state representative, Brendan Boyle from Philadelphia has beaten three rivals including Chelsea... Watch »

May 20, 2014
Abbott Passes on Davis' Debate Proposal

Abbott Passes on Davis' Debate Proposal

Democrat Wendy Davis has proposed six debates across Texas with Republican Greg Abbott before voters elect a... Read »

May 20, 2014
Woman, 92, Has No Birth Certificate, Can't Vote

Woman, 92, Has No Birth Certificate, Can't Vote

A 92-year-old Central Texas woman born in a Tennessee sharecropper's cabin has been denied a voter... Read »

May 20, 2014
Perry Sends Obama Letter Slamming Energy Policies

Perry Sends Obama Letter Slamming Energy Policies

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has written a letter to President Barack Obama slamming his energy policies. Read »

May 19, 2014
Early Voting Starts Today for Texas Runoffs

Early Voting Starts Today for Texas Runoffs

Texans have another chance to decide who will help lead state government. Early voting begins Monday for the... Read »

May 19, 2014
Obama Cabinets May be Boost for Rising Texas Mayor

Obama Cabinets May be Boost for Rising Texas Mayor

Texas Democrats say President Barack Obama's anticipated nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be housing... Read »

May 19, 2014
Lone Star Politics - May 18, 2014

Lone Star Politics - May 18, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics one of the two Dallas Republicans who want to replace Dan Branch as District... Watch »

May 18, 2014
Patrick Acknowledges Depression Treatment in '80s

Patrick Acknowledges Depression Treatment in '80s

An already rancorous Republican primary runoff for Texas lieutenant governor continues escalating with leaked court... Watch »

May 16, 2014
Report Questions Dan Patrick's Past Mental Health

Report Questions Dan Patrick's Past Mental Health

NBC 5's Eric King found a new report that shows candidate for Lt. Gov., Dan Patrick, sought help for past... Watch »

May 16, 2014
California Governor Releases Record-High $108B State Budget

California Governor Releases Record-High $108B State Budget

California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a record-high spending plan for the Golden State on Tuesday, proposing to... Watch »

May 14, 2014
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas to Visit Ukraine

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas to Visit Ukraine

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will visit Ukraine this month and meet with leaders of the protest movement that forced... Read »

May 13, 2014
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