<![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-usWed, 24 Aug 2016 03:40:19 -0500Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:40:19 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Justin Timberlake Hosts HRC in LA]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:14:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/205*120/08-23-2016-timberlake-clinton.jpg
On the narrow street leading to the home of Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, there are orders for no parking and no stopping.Unless you're invited, there is no way to reach the house serving as backdrop for...

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Heads to Texas]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:32:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump-texas-fine.jpg
NBC 5 political reporter Julie Fine talks about Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump's visit to Texas.

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<![CDATA[Trump's History Undermines New Outreach to Black Voters]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:45:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump40.jpg
Donald Trump began to reach out to African-American voters over the past week and boasted that he would win 95 percent of the black vote in a theoretical re-election bid in 2020.

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<![CDATA[What's Ahead for Trump in Texas]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:41:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16203096559306.jpg
Donald Trump is heading to North Texas Tuesday with a campaign fundraising event in Fort Worth. Meanwhile, Trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate his opponent, Hillary Clinton, over her...

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<![CDATA[Trump Signs Repeatedly Stolen]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:32:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_trumpsign0822_1920x1080.jpg
A Massachusetts man hangs Donald Trump sign in tree after thieves take three others and leave note taunting him for his political views.

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<![CDATA[Thousands More Clinton Emails to Be Released]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 06:03:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Clinton-AP_16233409737100.jpg
The State Department said Monday it is reviewing nearly 15,000 previously undisclosed emails recovered as part of the FBI's now-closed investigation into the handling of sensitive information that flowed through...

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<![CDATA[Giuliani Continues to Fuel Clinton Health Rumors]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:03:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-589923060.jpg
Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and now Donald Trump's adviser, continued to insist Monday that Hillary Clinton's physical and mental health is failing, citing debunked theories on the Internet,...

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<![CDATA[GOP Kingmaker Sheldon Adelson Continues to Snub Donald Trump]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 05:39:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-456491900.jpg
With fewer than 80 days until election day, Republican kingmaker Sheldon Adelson still hasn't put any money toward Donald Trump's campaign for president, according to newly released filings from the Federal...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Deportation Force 'To Be Determined': Conway]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 13:50:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/KellyanneConway-AP_16230629394268.jpg
Donald Trump’s new campaign manager said Sunday that the creation of a new “deportation force” for undocumented immigrants under a Trump administration was yet “to be determined,” NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Campaigns to Report Finances; Trump Starts to Buy Ads]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:16:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Trump-AP_16232796760347.jpg
New data this weekend will show whether Donald Trump’s low-spending campaign has started to burn the cash it says it raised, according to CNBC, NBC News reports. The campaigns are expected to report their...

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<![CDATA[Trump, Clinton Would Bring Ethics Baggage to White House]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 07:43:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/donald-trump-hillary-clinton-encuestas.jpg
The financial entanglements of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump could pose significant conflicts of interest if either is elected to the White House — and there is no law regulating them, according to ethics...

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<![CDATA[Trump to African-American Voters: What Do You Have to Lose?']]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:22:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump-592220512.jpg
Citing poverty, high unemployment and broken education systems, Donald Trump on Friday continued to court African-American voters with the simple question: "What do you have to lose?""Look at how much...

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<![CDATA[Judge: Hillary Clinton Must Answer Written Questions in Email Suit]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:45:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Hillary-589997744.jpg
A federal judge in Washington, D.C. ruled Friday that Hillary Clinton must answer written questions from a group that filed a lawsuit over her private email server, NBC News Reported.Lawyers for Judicial...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Told FBI Colin Powell Recommended Private Email: Sources]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:39:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Clinton+Powell-454548566.jpg
Hillary Clinton told the FBI that former Secretary of State Colin Powell recommended on two occasions that she use a private email account for unclassified communication, sources told NBC News early...

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Apologizes, But to Whom?]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:50:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DonaldTrump-AP_16232036197416.jpg
Donald Trump has insulted ethnic groups, entire nations, as well as public and private citizens since he launched his presidential bid in June of 2015. But on Thursday, the GOP nominee appeared to apologize...

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<![CDATA[Trump Admits Regret, Wrongdoing for 'Heat of Debate']]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:56:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_AP_16232051260870.jpg
Donald Trump just made one of his biggest changes yet: he expressed regret and admitted wrong doing - though it's unclear for what, NBC News.In prepared remarks given Thursday night in battleground North...

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Aide Paul Manafort Scrutinized for Russian Business Ties]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:53:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MANAFORT_AP_16230447513637.jpg
Donald Trump's campaign chairman was a key player in multi-million-dollar business propositions with Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs — one of them a close Putin ally with alleged ties to organized crime — which...

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<![CDATA[Naked Trump Statues Around USA]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 02:45:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/08-18-2016nakedtrump4.jpg
Unflattering, flesh-toned statues of naked Donald Trumps popped up in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Cleveland and Seattle on Thursday morning, a sight that had many gawking and talking about the...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Temperament Questioned]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:05:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_campaignpm0816_1920x1080.jpg
New poll finds only 17% of registered voters believe Donald Trump has the "personality & temperament" to serve as president. NBC's Steve Handelsman reports.

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<![CDATA[John McLaughlin of TV's 'The McLaughlin Group' Dies]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 22:23:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/112416566-john-mclaughlin-group.jpg
John McLaughlin, the longtime host of public affairs TV show "The McLaughlin Group," died Tuesday at 89, according to the show's Facebook page. "As a former jesuit priest, teacher, pundit and news host,...

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<![CDATA[Trump to Receive Classified Intelligence Briefing]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 05:03:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trumppGettyImages-589916164.jpg
Donald Trump will receive a classified intelligence briefing on Wednesday in New York, a federal official confirms.The Office of the Director of National Intelligence will conduct the briefing, making use of a...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Latest 'Reset' Speech: Will it Stick?]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:51:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trumppGettyImages-589916164.jpg
Donald Trump made a major foreign policy speech on Monday where he tried, once again, to make a so-called pivot in an attempt to make himself palatable to a general election audience, NBC News reported.Aided...

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<![CDATA[Tim Kaine Rocked His Harmonica for North Carolina Bar Crowd]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:55:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TimKaine-AP_16216686224782.jpg
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine broke out his harmonica after a rally in North Carolina Monday night and serenaded a packed crowd at a local bar. He joined a local band on stage at Asheville's...

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<![CDATA[Huffines Wins Dallas County GOP Chair In Landslide]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 23:29:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/phillip+huffines.jpg
Dallas developer Phillip Huffines has been elected chairman of the Dallas County Republican Party in a landslide victory with 76 percent of the vote Monday.

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Looking at Trump's Terrorism Speech]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 05:57:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trumppGettyImages-589916164.jpg
In a speech in Ohio on terrorism, Donald Trump repeated several fact-twisting and bogus claims he has made before:He again said that he opposed the Iraq War “from the beginning,” and this time pointed to...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Rallies in Scranton, Pennsylvania, with Biden]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:32:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ClintonBiden-AP_16228679390421.jpg
Hillary Clinton attacked Donald Trump for saying he provides on-site child care to employees. At a rally in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Monday, Clinton noted that Trump had said he offered care at his businesses.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Campaign Taps Into Voting Power of DREAMers]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:07:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ClintonDreamers-AP_630816825286.jpg
The Clinton campaign is turning to the power of young immigrants — those known as DREAMers — to help grow the number of voters for Hillary Clinton, NBC News reported.The campaign began is national voter...

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