<![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-usSun, 04 Dec 2016 16:55:06 -0600Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:55:06 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Lone Star Politics - December 4, 2016]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:53:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/120416+3shot+Matt+Krause.jpg
Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News and NBC 5's Kristi Nelson talk with State Rep. Matt Krause about a possible ban on sanctuary communities in Texas. And Dallas mayor pro tem Erik Wilson talks about what...]]>
<![CDATA[FW Mayor Price To Attend Trump Inauguration]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:39:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/betsy-price-lsp.jpg
Fort Worth mayor Betsy Price will attend inauguration in Washington, D.C.

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<![CDATA[Sarah Palin Warns of ‘Crony Capitalism’ After Trump Deal ]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:22:49 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/el-factor-palin.jpg
An unexpected dissenting voice came out Friday against a Trump administration brokered deal to keep a Carrier plant in Indiana and save around 1,000 jobs, NBC News reported.Former Republican vice presidential...

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<![CDATA[Who's Who in Trump's Brain Trust]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:58:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/223*120/trump-cab-adv-th.jpg
Here's a look at the people who will be closest to Donald Trump in the White House, his advisers and his picks for the top jobs in his administration. The nominees for Cabinet positions will need Senate...
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<![CDATA[Trump Names Panel of Executives to Advise on Private Sector]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:22:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-cancela-reunion-con-The-New-York-Times.jpg
The CEOs of General Motors, Disney and Wal-Mart are among those who will have Donald Trump's ear during his presidency.They are all part of the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, a group of CEOs, business...

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<![CDATA[Trump Starts Victory Tour At Indiana Factory ]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:05:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_trump161201_1500x845.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump starts his victory tour at a Carrier plant in Indiana on Dec. 1, 2016, celebrating Carrier's decision to keep a thousand jobs slated for Mexico within the United States.]]>
<![CDATA[Sarah Palin Interested in Trump Administration Job: Sources]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:51:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SarahPalin-AP_322537202252.jpg
Sarah Palin has been in touch with Trump transition officials about a role with the incoming administration, according to sources close to the former Alaska governor. While there is no confirmation what specific...

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<![CDATA[Analysis: Why Trump's Reliance on Debunked Theories Raises Concern]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:08:36 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump50.jpg
During his run for the White House, Donald Trump stirred up controversy with frequent, unsubstantiated attacks on everyone from his political rivals to foreign governments to news media outlets. Now, as NBC News

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<![CDATA[Trump to Kick Off 'Thank You Tour' Thursday: Source]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:58:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16314285768609.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump is set to embark on a tour to thank supporters who carried him to the White House. A source in the Trump camp confirmed to NBC News Tuesday that Trump's "Thank You Tour" is set to...

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<![CDATA[North Texas Green Party Supports Recount Efforts]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:33:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/186*120/voting+Booth+Generic+Voting+Generic+Philly.JPG
Many North Texans are watching the Green Party’s recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania – and donating money to help make them happen.

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<![CDATA[Stein Defends Recount Efforts]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:58:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000002535167.JPG
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is defending her decision to ask for recounts in three states that helped give President-elect Donald Trump his victory, arguing there could have been issues...

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<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Dallas & Denton Mayors]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:05:47 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/112716+LSP+Dallas+Denton+Mayors.jpg
NBC 5's Kris Gutierrez & Rudy Bush of The Dallas Morning News talk with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings. NBC 5's Kristi Nelson talks with Denton Mayor Chris Watts.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Trump Offered Him Cabinet Post]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 02:26:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP16326549859620_opt.jpg
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons.Falwell tells The Associated...

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<![CDATA[Telemundo Anchor Reflects on Cuba After Fidel Castro]]> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 19:07:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/112616+Enrique+NBC5.jpg
Telemundo 39 anchor Enrique Teutelo talked with NBC 5's Kristin Dickerson about growing up in Cuba and why so many Cuban-Americans are celebrating the death of Fidel Castro.]]>
<![CDATA[Sen. Cruz, Gov. Abbott React To Castro's Death ]]> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 14:22:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/183*120/51117647.jpg
Texas GOP leaders react to the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

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<![CDATA[Mayor Rawlings' Tweet Has Special Message for Hispanics]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:38:08 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mike-rawlings-ebola.jpg
Mayor Mike Rawlings' Thanksgiving tweet includes a reference to the 2016 election.

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<![CDATA[Trump Has Had Only 2 Intelligence Briefings: Sources]]> Thu, 24 Nov 2016 07:05:35 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16325706947739.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump has had only two intelligence briefings since he won the election over two weeks ago, intelligence sources told NBC News Wednesday — a much lower number than his predecessors...

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<![CDATA[Trump Addresses Nation For Thanksgiving As President-Elect]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:25:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/198*120/Trump_Thanksgiving.png
President-elect Donald Trump release a video statement on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, asking Americans to unify in the spirit of Thanksgiving.]]>
<![CDATA[Nikki Haley Accepts UN Post ]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:55:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Nikki_Haley_UN_Post-147993333165700001.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump adds South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to his cabinet Wednesday, after Haley accepted the post of ambassador to the United Nations on Nov. 23, 2016. Other contenders include former GOP...]]>