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
Pham Free of Ebola; Returning Home Friday

Pham Free of Ebola; Returning Home Friday

Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham said she feels blessed to be free of the deadly Ebola virus and is looking forward to returning to Texas and her dog Bentley.

Vehicle Flipped After Dallas Bank Robbery

Vehicle Flipped After Dallas Bank Robbery

Dallas police are investigating a serious crash Friday afternoon that followed a bank robbery nearby.

Denton Tells Frenchy's to Take Down American Flags

Denton Tells Frenchy's to Take Down American Flags

Denton Community Improvement Services has cited the owner of Frenchy’s Lawn Services for having too many American flags displayed at his business, saying they violate city code.

Police: Sex Offender Infects Teen, Toddler With HIV

Police: Sex Offender Infects Teen, Toddler With HIV

Houston police say they charged a registered sex offender with raping 14-year-old and 2-year old girls and infecting them with multiple sexually transmitted diseases.

Police: Woman Fatally Stabbed in Home, 2 Children Inside

Police: Woman Fatally Stabbed in Home, 2 Children Inside

Dallas police say they're investigating after a woman was fatally stabbed in her home with her two young daughters inside Friday morning.

Fevered Health Worker in Isolation at Newark Hospital

Fevered Health Worker in Isolation at Newark Hospital

A health care worker with a recent history of treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever after landing at Newark Airport Friday, and is now in isolation at University Hospital in Newark, officials...