The swirling force of Texas politics

Sep 6, 2014

Abbott Responds to Davis' Abortion Revelation

Abbott Responds to Davis' Abortion Revelation

Greg Abbott, GOP candidate for Texas governor responds to Wendy Davis' revelation that she had an abortion. She is the Democratic candidate for the same office.

Aug 30, 2014

Cruz Sounds Like He's Running in 2016

Cruz Sounds Like He's Running in 2016

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz speaks to tea party crowd in Dallas, just a day after another possible GOP presidential candidate.. Gov. Rick Perry.

Aug 30, 2014

State Sen. Wendy Davis Packs Food For Guard Troops

State Sen. Wendy Davis Packs Food For Guard Troops

State Sen. Wendy Davis responds to report that National Guard members are asking for food and fuel assistance.

Aug 23, 2014

Mexico Blasts Perry Comments About Islamists

Mexico Blasts Perry Comments About Islamists

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comments that Islamic terrorists are entering the US from Mexico come under fire.

Aug 17, 2014

Options After Governor Perry's Indictment

Options After Governor Perry's Indictment

A former prosecutor appointed by Governor Perry talks about the Governor's future after indictment. And a lawmaker questions if taxpayers will pick up the bill for Perry's defense.

Jul 19, 2014

Perry Courts Iowa Voters For Possible 2016 Run

Perry Courts Iowa Voters For Possible 2016 Run

Second chance? Perry in Iowa again courting voters

Jul 13, 2014

Feds Taking 'Prime Role' in Texas Voting Maps Case

Feds Taking 'Prime Role' in Texas Voting Maps Case

A federal trial in San Antonio comes a year after the U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark ruling that Texas and 14 other states with a history of voting discrimination no longer need permission from...

May 31, 2014

Sen. Cruz Clashes With Barbour on GOP Future

Sen. Cruz Clashes With Barbour on GOP Future

For GOP, which Reagan legacy is right for 2016?

Apr 6, 2014

Lone Star Politics - April 6, 2014

Lone Star Politics - April 6, 2014

NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News talks with candidates Kinky Friedman, David Alameel and more.

Mar 3, 2014

Lone Star Politics - February 2, 2014

Lone Star Politics - February 2, 2014

Lone Star Politics - presented by NBC 5 News and The Dallas Morning News with NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News.

Top Stories
Ron Washington Resigned Over Infidelity

Ron Washington Resigned Over Infidelity

Former Texas Rangers skipper Ron Washington said he resigned as the manager of the Texas Rangers earlier this month because he was unfaithful to his wife.

Woman's Body Found Wrapped in Comforter, Roommate Charged

Woman's Body Found Wrapped in Comforter, Roommate Charged

A man has been charged with murder after his roommate's body was found wrapped in a comforter inside their apartment bathroom.

Fort Worth Emergency Sirens Accidentally Activate

Fort Worth Emergency Sirens Accidentally Activate

The Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management is looking into why several outdoor warning sirens went off early Thursday morning.

Manhunt Underway for Suspected Dallas Killer

Manhunt Underway for Suspected Dallas Killer

Dallas police have named a suspect in a late-night shooting at the Gable Point Apartments.

SWAT Search Ends at Fort Worth Elementary

SWAT Search Ends at Fort Worth Elementary

Classes have resumed at Fort Worth's Sagamore Hill Elementary School after an overnight break-in and a subsequent search for the intruders by Fort Worth SWAT officers.

Dallas Co. Reports 8th West Nile Case of 2014

Dallas Co. Reports 8th West Nile Case of 2014

Health officials have confirmed the seventh human case of West Nile virus in Dallas County in 2014.