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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
Health Database Project Halted Over Cost, Ethical Concerns

Health Database Project Halted Over Cost, Ethical Concerns

Plans for a massive health database have been postponed again after Texas health officials cited cost and ethical... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Former Va. Senator

Former Va. Senator "Seriously Looking" at White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is "seriously looking" at a possible presidential run in... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Report: Texas Political Ad Spending 2nd Most in US

Report: Texas Political Ad Spending 2nd Most in US

Texas voters already tired of Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis dueling in television ads with Election Day still six... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Davis Calls on Abbott to Disavow Remarks by GOP Strategist

Davis Calls on Abbott to Disavow Remarks by GOP Strategist

Campaigning in Dallas Tuesday, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sen. Wendy Davis called on Republican nominee... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Dallas Council Delays Nelson Mandela Road Discussion

Dallas Council Delays Nelson Mandela Road Discussion

Plans to rename Lancaster Road in Dallas for the late South African President Nelson Mandela took a bad turn... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Texas Requests for Gun Purchases Plummet

Texas Requests for Gun Purchases Plummet

The number of Texans seeking federal permission to purchase firearms has dropped 18 percent this year as fears of... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Texas Liquor Board to Consider Gun Show Alcohol

Texas Liquor Board to Consider Gun Show Alcohol

The state's liquor control board will consider a staff recommendation against a proposal to allow the sale of... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Dallas County Voter Registration Day Kicks Off

Dallas County Voter Registration Day Kicks Off

Dallas County Voter Registration Day kicks off Tuesday morning with 17 locations where people can go to sign up. Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Davis Makes

Davis Makes "Lone Star Politics" Exchange a Campaign Issue

An exchange on Sunday's Lone Star Politics suddenly took center stage in the Texas gubernatorial campaign Monday. Watch »

Sep 22, 2014
Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to skip his next scheduled court appearance because he'll be out of the... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Lone Star Politics: September 21, 2014

Lone Star Politics: September 21, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Julie Fine reports from McAllen on Friday night’s first gubernatorial... Watch »

Sep 21, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Gov. Debate on Education

Lone Star Politics: Gov. Debate on Education

On Lone Star Politics, two political strategists, Republican Matt Mackowiak and Democrat Matt Angle, discuss who won... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Cantrell on Minimum Wage

Lone Star Politics: Cantrell on Minimum Wage

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Dallas County Commissioner Mike Cantrell explains why he opposes County Judge... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Gov. Debate on Abortion

Lone Star Politics: Gov. Debate on Abortion

On Lone Star Politics, two political strategists, Republican Matt Mackowiak and Democrat Matt Angle, discuss who won... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Abbott, Davis Debate in the Rio Grande Valley

Abbott, Davis Debate in the Rio Grande Valley

Friday's debate between Abbott and Davis is the first gubernatorial debate on the border since 1998. Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a campaign... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
San Antonio Councilman Investigated by Police, FBI

San Antonio Councilman Investigated by Police, FBI

San Antonio's police chief says local and federal authorities are investigating a city councilman over public... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
 

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