<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth and Texas State Political News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usFri, 28 Oct 2016 13:35:01 -0500Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:35:01 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Biden Said to Be Considered for Sec. of State if Clinton Win]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:32:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ClintonBiden-AP_16228679390421.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden is under consideration for secretary of state if Hillary Clinton wins the White House, a trusted source confirmed to NBC News Thursday night.Politico first reported that Biden is...

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<![CDATA[Rudy Giuliani Talks Trump in Dallas Visit]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:37:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Rudy+Giuliani+dallas.jpg
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been hard at work on the campaign trail for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Tax Plans, Side by Side]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:21:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump-clinton-debate-split.jpg
NBC 5 sat down with some TCU Masters of Accounting students and their professor to break down the candidates' tax plans.

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<![CDATA[Denton County Fixing Early Voting Issues]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:59:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vote+sign.jpg
Residents have raised concerns to the county about incorrect signage at polls as concerns about the early vote system continue to come up all over.

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<![CDATA[Putin Praises Trump, Denies Meddling in US Election]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:12:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/putin3.jpg
Russian President Vladimir Putin, while continuing to deny the Kremlin has sought to meddle in the United States election, praised Donald Trump on Thursday for energizing American voters "tired of the elites,"...

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<![CDATA[5 Things to Know About a Contested Election]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:44:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-split-serious.jpg
Recounts and legal challenges can take months to play out in some cases, but not in the election of a president: the Constitution sets strict deadlines, and not just the date for the inauguration.There...

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<![CDATA[Analysis: Hacked Memo Reinforces Worst Perception of Clintons]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:58:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BClintonGettyImages-609580674.jpg
A 2011 memo from Douglas Band, a longtime aide to Bill Clinton, makes the case that his "multiple roles had served the interests of the Clinton family and its charity" and "detailed a circle of enrichment," the...

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<![CDATA[Election Day Safety Fears See Schools Cancel Classes ]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:03:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/votevote.jpg
Many of the schools across America that house polling booths will not be open on Election Day for the first time after parents raised fears over violence.Public schools, with their ample parking...

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<![CDATA[Dallas Gun Safety Activists Support Hillary Clinton ]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:19:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-618310782.jpg
Moms Demand Action, a gun safety lobby group in Dallas, is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president.

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<![CDATA[Trump Plans to Protect the Second Amendment]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:20:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617989488.jpg
Gun sales at Eagle Gun Range in Lewisville are up 40 percent this year. The owner says he supports Donald Trump's stance on the Second Amendment.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Congressman: 'If Trump Loses, I’m Grabbing My Musket']]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:54:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/joe+walsh+trump+tweet.png
Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh tweeted Wednesday afternoon that he plans to take up arms if Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump loses on Election Day."On November 8th, I’m voting for Trump,"...

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<![CDATA[The DMN's Rudy Bush: Presidential Election in Texas]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:17:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TDMN_-_Prez_Fight_for_TX_1200x675_794083907724.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' government editor Rudy Bush joins NBC 5 live to discuss the surprising results from Texas in a recent voting poll.]]>
<![CDATA[Polls: Clinton Leads in New Hampshire; Tied in Nevada ]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:44:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/split-clintontrump-april16.jpg
Democrat Hillary Clinton has jumped out to a nine-point lead in the battleground state of New Hampshire, while she’s tied with Republican Donald Trump in Nevada, according to two new NBC News/Wall Street...

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<![CDATA[Trump Walk of Fame Star Smashed]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:16:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/10-25-2016-trump-star-hollywood-2.JPG
Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was in pieces Wednesday morning after it was vandalized overnight by a man with an axe. The Republican presidential candidate and former "Apprentice" host...

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<![CDATA[Official Addresses Voting Machine Questions]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:07:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-524444252-voting-booths.jpg
Frank Phillips from the Tarrant County Elections Office joins NBC 5 live via phone to address viewer questions about voting machines changing straight party votes.

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign Refutes Report It Stopped Fundraising for GOP]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:46:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16299527284723.jpg
Donald Trump's campaign is pushing back against a new report that says Trump has all but stopped raising money for the joint fundraising effort with the Republican National Committee, insisting that the campaign...

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<![CDATA[Black Applicants Rejected for Trump Housing Speak Out]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:27:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617989488.jpg
In 1973, New York City school teacher Annette Gandy Fortt was looking for a decent place to live. A listing for an apartment in a building owned by Donald Trump's father, Fred, caught her eye — but she says the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Says He Would 'Love' to Fight Biden]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:43:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump+biden+split.jpg
If Vice President Biden was serious about taking Trump "behind the gym," it sounds like Donald Trump is in.Rounding out a full day of rallies in Florida Tuesday night, the Republican presidential nominee...]]>
<![CDATA[Tarrant Co. Electronic Voting Equipment Operating Properly]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:06:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic+voting.jpg
Despite the rumors of problems with the electronic voting equipment, Tarrant County officials say everything is working fine.

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<![CDATA[Supporters: Obamacare 'A Good Start' Despite Sharp Rate Hike]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:47:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/191*120/obama-cumple-10.jpg
Obamacare rate increases are giving some people sticker shock. Despite that, those who support the Affordable Care Act call it a "good start" to get more Americans covered by health insurance.

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<![CDATA[Trump's Health Care Plan Would Repeal Obamacare]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:46:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/download+%281%29.jpg
Donald Trump says Obamacare has resulted in runaway costs, websites that don't work, higher premiums, less competition and fewer choices.

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<![CDATA[Trump Brags of Endorsements That Never Happened]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:15:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16299001639237.jpg
Donald Trump on Monday told News4Jax that the United States military "conceptually" endorsed him and that "virtually every police department" supports his bid for the presidency.

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<![CDATA[GOP Fractured as Clinton Maintains Solid Lead: Poll]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:16:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump-clinton-debate-split.jpg
With Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in the polls as the election enters its final two weeks, a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters see a lasting fracture in the Republican Party...

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<![CDATA[Democrats Take Aim at GOP Senate Majority]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:48:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617720724.jpg
On Monday it was Sen. Elizabeth Warren's turn to join her fellow Democrats in cranking up the heat on Republican members of the Senate, who have become targets in the closing days of the campaign.Addressing an...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Immigration Plan]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:00:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/frente-a-frente-trump-clinton.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says immigration laws should focus on the needs of working Americans.

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<![CDATA[Immigration Among Issues Pushing Hillary Clinton Supporters ]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:40:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TLMD-hillary-clinton-efe-ny1.jpg
A Democratic rally in Fort Worth for early voting brought out immigrants who favor Hillary Clinton's plan.]]>