<![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 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:27:13 -0600 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:27:13 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[City Council Race Ends in Tie]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:25:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Padilla-McCann-Chula-Vista2.jpg
The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego County officials say. John McCann and Steve Padilla each won 18,450 votes for the District...]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: November 16, 2014]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:50:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On Lone Star Politics this week, three of Texas’ most respected journalists, Wayne Slater and Rudy Bush from The Dallas Morning News, and KERA Managing Editor Shelley Kofler, discuss how Gov.-elect Greg Abbott,...]]>
<![CDATA[The DMN's Rudy Bush on Upcoming Texas Legislation]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:19:28 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DMN_-_Texas_Legislature_11a_111214_1200x675_356965443637.jpg
The Dallas Morning News editorial writer Rudy Bush discusses what we might see in the upcoming Texas Legislature session.]]>
<![CDATA[Tax Cuts, Immigration, Guns: TX Legislature Bills]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:21:42 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/texas-capitol-tex1sam.jpg
Texas lawmakers filed a number of bills on Nov. 10 for the upcoming 2015 Texas Legislature.

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<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics for November 9, 2014]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 21:20:09 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, the interview you will not see anywhere else: In his first-election comments, Wendy Davis’ campaign manager Chris Turner talks about her inability to get crossover votes in the...]]>
<![CDATA[LSP: Columnists Examine What Went Wrong For Wendy Davis]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:53:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
On this week’s Lone Star Politics, two columnists with The Dallas Morning News, Wayne Slater and Gromer Jeffers, weigh in on what went wrong with the Wendy Davis campaign for governor.]]>
<![CDATA[Weary Rivals in SoCal Race Hopeful]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:15:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DeMaio-Peters-June-Primary.jpg
The long, divisive road to the 52nd Congressional District seat stretches on for its two weary candidates, incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Peters and former San Diego city councilman Carl DeMaio, as officials prepare...]]>
<![CDATA[The DMN's Rudy Bush on Election Night]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:04:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Election_State_of_Texas_1200x675_353040963800.jpg
The Dallas Morning News editorial writer Rudy Bush discusses what happened during Tuesday night's elections. (Nov. 5, 2014)]]>
<![CDATA[Arlington, Fort Worth Pass $680 Million in Propositions]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 09:49:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ftw-arena.jpg
Arlington and Fort Worth residents vote to approve nearly $680 million in propositions to improve the cities overnight.
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<![CDATA[Jenkins Defeats Natinsky in County Judge Race]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:18:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457249392.jpg
In the race to lead Dallas County, incumbent Judge Clay Jenkins earns 55 percent of votes and defeats challenger Ron Natinsky.

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<![CDATA[Polls Close Across Texas, El Paso Remains Open]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:14:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/abbott-davis.jpg
The polls in Texas are closed except for the far west portion of the state.

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<![CDATA[DMN, NBC 5 Election Night Webcast]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:30:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallasnews-webcast.jpg
Beginning at 7 p.m. we will simulcast a DallasNews.com live stream of election coverage, monitoring results and trends as they develop throughout the night.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tot Wants to Vote ]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:35:20 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/195*120/Xavier+cries+p1.jpg
Xavier is only 3 years old. He cannot legally vote for another 15 years. But Xavier is passionate about the democratic process. The tyke went with his mom, Erica Hallman Nagy to vote this morning near...]]>
<![CDATA[Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:18:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/beer+bottles+generic+edit.jpg
Voters in the Connecticut town of Bridgewater made the historic decision Tuesday to end prohibition and reverse an alcohol ban in the state's last dry town. Some residents have bars in their garages but...

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<![CDATA[Election Officials: Rain Not Deterring Voters]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 11:33:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/VOTER+ID+IMAGE.jpg
Election officials say steady rain has not deterred voters in certain parts of North Texas Tuesday morning.

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