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Possible Compromise Emerges on Border Request

Possible Compromise Emerges on Border Request

Outlines of a possible compromise over President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency border spending request... Read »

Jul 10, 2014
Obama Officials Pledge to Stem Immigration Tide

Obama Officials Pledge to Stem Immigration Tide

Obama administration officials defended their response to the immigration crisis on the Southwest border... Read »

Jul 9, 2014
Dallas Neighborhood Prepares for Presidential Visit

Dallas Neighborhood Prepares for Presidential Visit

Excitement about the presidential visit is growing in the North Dallas neighborhood where a private fundraiser will... Watch »

Jul 9, 2014
Mayor Rawlings' Reaction to RNC Decision

Mayor Rawlings' Reaction to RNC Decision

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings responds to the decision to have the 2016 Republican National Convention in... Watch »

Jul 8, 2014
Cleveland Tops Dallas  to Host  2016 GOP Convention

Cleveland Tops Dallas to Host 2016 GOP Convention

Earlier this year, a list of cities were nominated to host the convention but the final list was narrowed down... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Dallas Or Cleveland? GOP to Announce Convention Site

Dallas Or Cleveland? GOP to Announce Convention Site

The Republican National Committee is set to announce on Tuesday whether Dallas or Cleveland will host its... Watch »

Jul 8, 2014
Perry Shuns Obama Handshake, Wants Border Meeting

Perry Shuns Obama Handshake, Wants Border Meeting

Gov. Rick Perry says he's declined an offer to greet President Barack Obama when he arrives in the Texas capital on... Read »

Jul 7, 2014
Frisco Holds Meeting to Sell $90 million in Bonds

Frisco Holds Meeting to Sell $90 million in Bonds

The City of Frisco could get closer to a major development project Saturday. Read »

Jul 5, 2014
Diana Hobby, Former Texas Lt. Governor's Wife, Dies

Diana Hobby, Former Texas Lt. Governor's Wife, Dies

Diana Poteat Stallings Hobby, the wife of former Texas Lt. Gov. William P. Hobby Jr., has died. She was 83. Read »

Jul 4, 2014
Lone Star Politics - July 6, 2014

Lone Star Politics - July 6, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Shelley Kofler

Lone Star Politics: Shelley Kofler

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News talk... Watch »

Jul 3, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Ramon Romero

Lone Star Politics: Ramon Romero

On Lone Star Politics Sunday, watch Democrat Ramon Romero. As the only candidate on November’s ballot for... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Susan Hawk

Lone Star Politics: Susan Hawk

On Lone Star Politics, Republican Dallas County District Attorney candidate Susan Hawk responds to allegations... Watch »

Jul 3, 2014
Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, California, will likely soon be required to provide free pot... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
Kay Bailey Hutchison Named Head of UT Alumni Group

Kay Bailey Hutchison Named Head of UT Alumni Group

The 100,000-member association of University of Texas alumni has named former U.S. Sen. Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Texas Gov. Perry Returns to South Carolina

Texas Gov. Perry Returns to South Carolina

Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is back in South Carolina this week. Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Corporations Allowed to Refuse to Provide Birth Control

Corporations Allowed to Refuse to Provide Birth Control

The right to free birth control in Obamacare is trumped by something new to U.S.law -- the religious freedom... Watch »

Jun 30, 2014
Lone Star Politics: June 29, 2014

Lone Star Politics: June 29, 2014

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

Jun 29, 2014
Democrats Re-Elect Hinojosa as Party Chairman

Democrats Re-Elect Hinojosa as Party Chairman

Texas Democrats re-elected state party Chairman, who remains the first Hispanic to hold the post. Read »

Jun 30, 2014
Pelosi Visits Texas Border; Holds Little Hope for Reform

Pelosi Visits Texas Border; Holds Little Hope for Reform

Pelosi holds little hope for immigration reform. Read »

Jul 2, 2014
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