<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth and Texas State Political News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/politicshttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.pngNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worthhttp://www.nbcdfw.comen-usMon, 25 Jul 2016 09:35:38 -0500Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:35:38 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Democratic National Convention Preview]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:59:04 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DNC+graphic.JPG
NBC 5's Julie Fine previews the Democratic National Convention, set to begin Monday in Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[Clinton's Turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:31:13 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hillary-clinton7.jpg
It's Hillary Clinton's turn.The Democratic National Convention opening Monday in Philadelphia is Clinton's chance to hit reset after a vigorous primary against Bernie Sanders and the unlikely movement...

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<![CDATA[What "Make America Great Again" Means in DFW]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:45:30 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-495466518.jpg
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign motto is "Make America Great Again." So we asked North Texans what does that mean to them.

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<![CDATA[Texas Democrats Respond To Email Scandal; Resignation]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:40:18 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/210*120/071116+wasserman+schultz+venezuela+crisis.jpg
Texas Democrats respond to the resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz as DNC Chairwoman. They propose a pair of Texans to take her place.]]>
<![CDATA[Kaine Returns to Longtime Parish to Attend Mass]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:57:35 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TimKaine-AP_16194841924998.jpg
Sen. Tim Kaine returned to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia, on Sunday, a day after being introduced as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, according to NBC News.

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<![CDATA[Trump Aide Dismisses Russian Link to DNC Email Leak]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:17:34 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PaulManafort-GettyImages-524993070.jpg
A top Donald Trump campaign adviser dismissed allegations that Russian hackers were behind the DNC email leak, NBC News reported. Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort said it showed how “desperate” Hillary...

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<![CDATA[Bloomberg to Endorse Clinton at DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:39:07 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-468907398.jpg
Michael Bloomberg is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton during his speech at the Democratic National Convention, an adviser for the former New York City mayor told NBC News.Bloomberg is making the endorsement...

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<![CDATA[Fact Checking Clinton’s Greatest Hits]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:00:23 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/HillaryClinton-AP_16140607364144.jpg
In advance of the Democratic National Convention, which begins July 25 in Philadelphia, we present a wrap-up of some of the more egregious falsehoods from Hillary Clinton, who is set to accept her party’s...

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<![CDATA[Trump on Convention Speech: 'It Was Very Optimistic' ]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:07:12 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Trump+on+RNC+Speech.png
Donald Trump pushed back against critics who called his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday night too pessimistic, telling NBC's Chuck Todd he offered an optimistic message because "we're going...

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<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics July 24, 2016]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:12:41 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072416++KBH+Royce+West.jpg
On July 24, 2016 Lone Star Politics, former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison endorses Donald Trump/Mike Pence ticket for President. And State Sen. Royce West looks ahead to the Democratic National Convention.]]>
<![CDATA[Clinton Picks Kaine for VP]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:00:02 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16196751572126.jpg
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's pick to become the next vice president of the United States, Clinton told supporters Friday evening. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said...

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<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: State Sen. Royce West on Democrats]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:30:45 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072216_LSP_Tease_West_1200x675_730657347614.jpg
Sunday at 8:40 a.m. on NBC 5, State Sen. Royce West tells NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Rudy Bush of The Dallas Morning News what he expects at the Democratic National Convention, including Hillary Clinton's...]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Kay Bailey Hutchison on Trump]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:34:28 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072216_LSP_Tease_Hutchison_1200x675_730654275982.jpg
Sunday at 8:40 a.m. on NBC 5, former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison tells NBC 5's Kristi Nelson and Rudy Bush of The Dallas Morning News that she will support Donald Trump for President in November 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump Defends Oswald Claim]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:34:55 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/578550086-Donald-Trump-RNC.jpg
Donald Trump doubled down on his baseless insinuation that a photograph published by the National Enquirer shows Ted Cruz’s father with “crazy Lee Harvey Oswald having breakfast.”A day after accepting...

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<![CDATA[Trump Takes America on a Journey to the Dark Side]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:03:04 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578666050.jpg
Donald Trump painted a dark picture of America during his nomination speech at the GOP Convention, NBC News reported.Discarding his usual improvisational humor, Trump described an America awash in blood...

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<![CDATA[North Texas Republicans React to Trump RNC Speech]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:37:30 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+trump+watch.jpg
The Republican National Convention convention is getting mixed reviews from North Texas Republicans.

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<![CDATA[GOP Unifies Around Trump Amidst Circus-Like Atmosphere]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:14:26 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-578543906-rnc.jpg
More than 2,000 delegates packed the Quicken Loans Arena to rally behind Donald Trump and his campaign for president. Suspense built inside and outside the arena for Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump's...

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<![CDATA[Read Donald Trump's GOP Convention Speech]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:46:26 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/578547162-donald-trump-address-RNC.jpg
Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president Thursday evening at the Republican National Convention. Here are his remarks as prepared:

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<![CDATA[ N.C. Governor Responds to NBA Moving All-Star Game]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:06:38 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Pat+MCCrory+%27Meet+the+Press%27.png
Charlotte lost the 2017 NBA All-Star weekend because they don't want to change a controversial bathroom law. North Carolina's governor is now placing the blame over the lost event.]]>
<![CDATA[RNC Delegate Booted for Racial Slur]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:19:31 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/207*120/gayne+delegate.png
A member of the Illinois delegation at this week’s Republican National Convention had her credentials pulled Wednesday after allegedly posting racially charged comments to Facebook earlier this week.Lori Gayne...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Mike Pence's Employment Record]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:27:41 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578135184-rnc.jpg
Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana claimed his “common-sense Republican leadership” is responsible for record employment in his state.But, in fact, Indiana’s job growth has lagged slightly behind the national trend in...

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<![CDATA[Angry Texas Delegates Question Sen. Ted Cruz]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:28:33 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cruz+rnc+texas+delegation.jpg
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is doubling down on his decision not to endorse Donald Trump.

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<![CDATA[PAC: Melania Trump Speech Broke Election Law]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:03:01 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/melania+speech.jpg
A Democratic super PAC has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission, charging that the Trump campaign broke federal election law by using his corporation to advance his presidential campaign,...

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<![CDATA[North Texans Respond to Cruz Non-Endorsement of Trump]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:32:32 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump+supporter1.jpg
In a speech to the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump accepted the presidential nomination.

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<![CDATA[Trump Remarks on NATO Trigger Alarm Bells in Europe]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:02:35 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16195061979904.jpg
Republican nominee Donald Trump triggered alarm bells in Europe when he hinted Thursday he might not come to the defense of some NATO members if Russia were to attack.Trump told The New York Times in...

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<![CDATA[Charlotte Loses NBA All-Star Game To Bathroom Law ]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:15:17 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NBACharlotte-AP_16203783473277.jpg
The North Carolina GOP lawmakers passed a controversial bathroom law and the NBA decided to pull the 2017 All Star Game from the city.

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<![CDATA[How Cruz's Speech Affects Trump Campaign]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:26:01 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cruz-wild-moment.jpg
Does Texas Senator Ted Cruz's speech speak to a larger problem for the Trump campaign?NBC's political analyst and former White House communications director Nicole Wallace joins NBC 5 Today to explain.

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: GOP Convention Day 3]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:27:50 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578131812-rnc.jpg
On the third night of the Republican convention, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence accepted his party’s nomination for vice president, and Sen. Ted Cruz rejected calls to endorse the GOP ticket. But Pence and Cruz had one

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<![CDATA[Here's What Mike Pence Said at the GOP Convention]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:00:29 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/578135180-mike-pence-gop-convention-speech.jpg
Indiana Governor Mike Pence accepted the Republican nomination for vice president Wednesday evening. Here are his remarks as prepared.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Thanks Wrong Scott Walker for RNC Speech]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 21:02:47 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TrumpWalker.jpg
That's not the real Scott Walker, @realdonaldtrump. After Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hammered Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president and Donald Trump's opponent, at the RNC convention...
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<![CDATA[Trump to 'Art of the Deal' Ghostwriter: Cease and Desist]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 22:04:21 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Schwartz+Trump+Split.jpg
The ghostwriter of Donald Trump's bestselling book "The Art of the Deal" said Wednesday he has received a cease and desist letter from Trump's campaign in response to comments he made about Trump, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Transcript: Newt Gingrich Addresses the RNC]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 22:59:43 -0500http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Newt+Gingrich_16203086677795.jpg
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke at the Republican National Convention Wednesday evening. Here are his remarks as prepared.

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