<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth and Texas State Political News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:04:55 -0500 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:04:55 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: July 27, 2014]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:37:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
This week’s Lone Star Politics focuses on the arrest and indictment of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price. Dallas County Judge candidate Ron Natinsky contends this shows one party power leads...]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Ron Natinsky on Migrants]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:31:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On Lone Star Politics Sunday, GOP Dallas County Judge candidate Ron Natinsky explains why he opposes incumbent Clay Jenkins’ plan to house up to two thousand migrant children from Central America in]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Gomer Jeffers on John Wiley Price]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:29:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News analyzes the arrest and indictment of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price. Also, GOP Dallas County Judge candidate...]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Ron Natinsky]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:18:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Republican Dallas County Judge candidate Ron Natinsky argues that the arrest and indictment of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price should help him defeat...]]>
<![CDATA[Empower Texans President Fined $10,000]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:43:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/michael-sullivan1.jpg
The Texas Ethics Commission fined Empower Texans President and CEO Michael Quinn Sullivan $10,000 for failing to register as a lobbyist.

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<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: July 20, 2014]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:15:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On Lone Star Politics, Fort Worth Congresswoman Kay Granger reveals when the GOP study group that she heads will issue recommendations on solving the border crisis. Plus, NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers...]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics Granger Talks Border Crisis]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:43:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Lone_Star_Politics_07202014_Granger_Migrants_1200x675_308080707855.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Fort Worth Congresswoman Kay Granger explains why she does not think migrant children who crossed the Texas border should not be housed temporarily in Dallas-Fort Worth.]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Michael Quinn Sullivan]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:30:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Empower Texans founder and CEO Michael Quinn Sullivan explains why he refused to testify before the Texas Ethics Commission. Watch Lone Star Politics Sunday at 8:40 a.m. on NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Granger Opposes Obama on Immigration Funding]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:15:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/LSP_07202014_Granger_Obama_1200x675_307995203862.jpg
On Lone Star Politics this week, Fort Worth Congresswoman Kay Granger explains why she opposes President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to deal with the border crisis. The Dallas Morning News’ Gromer...

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<![CDATA[Cruz Reports Raising $1.2M in Year's 2nd Quarter]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:24:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ted-Cruz-North-Texas-102213.jpg
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he raised more than $1.2 million in the year's second quarter, about 25 percent more than he received in the first three months of 2014.

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<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: July 13, 2014]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:39:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News ask former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison why she opposes President Obama’s request for Congress to spend...]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Kay Bailey Hutchison on Cruz]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:50:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers from the Dallas Morning News ask former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison for her opinion on her successor, fellow Republican Ted Cruz.]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Kay Bailey Hutchison on Border]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:47:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On Lone Star Politics this week, former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison explains to NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News why she opposes President Obama’s request for Congress to...]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Neighborhood Prepares for Presidential Visit]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:44:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP30516697099.jpg
Excitement about the presidential visit is growing in the North Dallas neighborhood where a private fundraiser will be held.

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<![CDATA[Mayor Rawlings' Reaction to RNC Decision]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:33:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mike+Rawlings+043014.jpg
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings responds to the decision to have the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland instead of Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Cleveland Tops Dallas to Host 2016 GOP Convention]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:09:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic-dallas-skyline.jpg
Earlier this year, a list of cities were nominated to host the convention but the final list was narrowed down to just two selections, Dallas and Cleveland.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Or Cleveland? GOP to Announce Convention Site]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:43:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas+Skyline+032114.jpg
The Republican National Committee is set to announce on Tuesday whether Dallas or Cleveland will host its 2016 convention.

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<![CDATA[Frisco Holds Meeting to Sell $90 million in Bonds ]]> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 10:35:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fort-worth-city-council.jpg
The City of Frisco could get closer to a major development project Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics - July 6, 2014]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 09:51:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News ask Republican Dallas County District Attorney candidate Susan Hawk about allegations of playing...]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Shelley Kofler]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:24:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/070614_LSP_KOFLER_1200x675_296019523756.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Kristi Nelson and Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News talk with KERA Managing Editor Shelley Kofler. Is Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins’ role in...]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Ramon Romero]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 09:46:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/070614_LSP_RAMERO_1200x675_296017475898.jpg
On Lone Star Politics Sunday, watch Democrat Ramon Romero. As the only candidate on November’s ballot for Texas State House of Representative District 90, he will soon become the first Latino...]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: Susan Hawk]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:16:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/070614_LSP_HAWK_1200x675_296015427719.jpg
On Lone Star Politics, Republican Dallas County District Attorney candidate Susan Hawk responds to allegations of playing racial politics and says the real issue is]]>
<![CDATA[Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:55:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/06-11-2014-medical-marijuana-generic.jpg
Medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, California, will likely soon be required to provide free pot to low-income members, according to an ordinance approved by the city council on Tuesday. The city is also

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<![CDATA[Corporations Allowed to Refuse to Provide Birth Control]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:30:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/birth-control-pills-112012.jpg
The right to free birth control in Obamacare is trumped by something new to U.S.law -- the religious freedom of corporations. In a narrow five to four decision, the justices upheld the right of corporations...

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<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: June 29, 2014]]> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 09:01:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers from The Dallas Morning News ask Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins about paying county contractors more than the minimum wage and...]]>