<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth and Texas State Political News]]>Copyright 2017http://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, 20 Jan 2017 18:59:04 -0600Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:59:04 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Colleyville Couple Attends Fourth Inauguration]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:37:29 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mitchells+at+inauguration.jpg
A Colleyville couple just attended their fourth inauguration, and described what it is like.

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<![CDATA[Dallas County Republicans Cheer the New President]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:19:25 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+gop+trump+party.jpg
A diverse group of Dallas County Republicans gathered at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving to watch President Donald Trump take the oath of office.

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<![CDATA[Denton's Politically Charged Cheer, Protest Inauguration]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:42:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Denton+Innauguration.jpg
While the county’s Republican faithful watched with thunderous applause, students at the University of North Texas chanted words of protest on campus as Donald Trump was sworn-in as president of the United...

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<![CDATA[Collin County Democrats Protest During Inauguration ]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:35:20 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/collin+co+proterst.jpg
About 100 Democrats protested on the steps of the Collin County Courthouse during the inauguration of President Trump.

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<![CDATA[New Job Means Code Name for President Trump]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:39:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/melania-trump-toma-de-posesion-023.jpg
The Secret Service has code names for the president and vice president and their families.

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<![CDATA[Follow the Inaugural Parade in Real Time]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:28:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ap-inaug-parade-th.jpg
The inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump is followed by a parade from the U.S. Capitol building to the White House. Six AP reporters share their photos and videos from along the route.

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<![CDATA[LGBTQ, Climate and Other Pages Scrubbed From Whitehouse.gov]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:08:20 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-632199332.jpg
Web pages for LGBTQ rights, climate change and the affordable care act have been scrubbed from whitehouse.gov, just hours after Donald Trump assumed the presidency. The White House's page for climate...

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<![CDATA[Inaugural Words: America, Country, People, Carnage]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:32:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump-inaug-speech-wordcloud.gif
America. Country. People. These were the most commonly used words by President Donald Trump in his inaugural address on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Inauguration Mosaic: Social Posts from the National Mall]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:32:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump-mosaic.jpg
People from across the country gathered at the National Mall to watch the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the United Stated. The above mosiac shows social posts from people watching...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Text: President Donald Trump's Inaugural Address]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:46:25 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-632195944.jpg
Read the full text of President Donald J. Trump's inaugural address.

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<![CDATA[Dr. Jeffress Delivers Sermon to Trump Ahead of Inauguration]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:46:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/robert-jeffress-rev722.jpg
Dr. Robert Jeffress, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas delivered inauguration day sermon for President-elect Trump & Vice President-elect Pence.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama's Final Moments in the Oval Office]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:44:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Obama_Oval_Final_Getty.jpg
Watch some of President Obama’s final moments in the Oval Office as he leaves a letter for President-elect Donald Trump on the desk.

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<![CDATA[Lake Highland 'Wranglers' Take on Washington]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:16:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lake-highlands-wranglers-washington.jpg
North Texas students are taking on Washington, D.C. in true Lone Star fashion.]]>
<![CDATA[North Texas Group Plans Resistance March Inauguration Day]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:00:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+trump+protest+sign.jpg
The North Texas Resistance group plans a march at Dealey Plaza to protest Donald Trump's presidential inauguration.

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<![CDATA[Trump Administration Lacks Latino Cabinet Member]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:25:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/truGettyImages-631481896.jpg
For the first time since 1989, a Latino has not been appointed to a cabinet position.

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<![CDATA[Perry Talks Energy Secretary Confirmation in D.C.]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:46:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Al_Franken_Rick_Perry_Hearing_1200x675_858358851992.jpg
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is defending being appointed to lead the Energy Department, the agency he once condemned and couldn't remember. Perry told a Senate panel today that he regrets "recommending...]]>
<![CDATA[Inauguration Events in Washington, D.C.]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:38:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-632121018.jpg
NBC 5's Kristi Nelson is covering the inauguration from Washington, D.C., where the festivities are underway.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Is Getting the Nuclear Football]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:36:20 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trumGettyImages-632105686.jpg
Sometime before he's sworn in Friday, President-elect Donald Trump will sit down with the top military officers who control America's massive military arsenal and get "THE Briefing," the one that provides...

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<![CDATA[North Texans Sharing Flights to Inauguration and Women's March]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:48:53 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dc+flight+board.jpg
The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump is upon us and many North Texans are heading to Washington to be a part of the action.

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<![CDATA[North Texan in D.C. Reminisces About Home]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:39:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/georgetown+in+dc.jpg
NBC 5's Kris Gutierrez is covering the inauguration in Washington, D.C. He met a man who lives there now but still calls North Texas home.

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<![CDATA[For Gov. Abbott, the Inauguration is a Business Trip Also]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:41:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/abbott+dc+011917.jpg
While Governor Greg Abbott is in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration, he is also having meetings on Capitol Hill about a replacement for the Affordable Care Act and Border Security.

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<![CDATA[Over 600 Sister Marches Join Women's March on Washington]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:11:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/marches-map-th.jpg
More than one million people are expected to join the Women's March on Washington and its sister marches around the world on Saturday, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to their organizers.
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<![CDATA[The Perks of Donating to Trump's Inauguration]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:09:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_17013713721598-Trump-head.jpg
How much is lunch with members of Donald Trump's cabinet and House and Senate leadership worth?

According to the Presidential Inaugural Committee, a cool $1 million.

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<![CDATA[TX Rep. Marc Veasey to Attend Trump's Inauguration]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:11:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mark_Veasey_quote_1_1200x675_721301571606.jpg
Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) will attend President- elect Donald Trump's Inauguration.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Kanye Isn't in Inauguration]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:06:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump+kanye.png
Despite being famous friends, President-elect Donald Trump’s team passed on considering Kanye West as a performer for his inauguration Friday. Tom Barrack, the chair of Trump’s Presidential Inaugural Committee...

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<![CDATA['Pussyhat Project' Founders Talk Pink Hats to Protest Trump]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:04:08 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Pussyhat_Project_Trump_Inauguration_1200x675_857874499624.jpg
Activists from Southern California founded what they call the Pussyhat Project – a symbolic rebuke of the infamous remarks made by President-elect Donald Trump. They plan to take their knitted hats on a march in...]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Says Goodbye to 'People's House' in Video]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:31:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16334714356686.jpg
The boxes are taped, the moving vans are filling up and the staffers have said their goodbyes. On Friday, the first family will move out of the house they’ve called home since 2009. But before they turn over the

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<![CDATA[North TX Woman Heading to Women's March in Washington]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:43:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/us+capitol+preps.jpg
A North Texas woman who says she's never marched for a cause before plans to be in Washington D.C. for the Women's March, one day after President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office.

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<![CDATA[TX Reps in Congress Talk About Incoming Administration]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:29:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pete+sessions+dallas.jpg
Texas Republicans in Congress know they have a rare opportunity In Washington, with control of the U.S. House, the U.S. Senate and the presidency.

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