The swirling force of Texas politics

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.

Feb 4, 2014

Dallas Morning News' Wayne Slater On Lone Star Politics

Dallas Morning News' Wayne Slater On Lone Star Politics

Wayne Slater, Senior Political Writer for The Dallas Morning News talked about breaking the story on gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on "Lone Star Politics." It airs Sunday at 8:40 am on NBC 5.

Top Stories
Cousin Arrested, Charged in 5-Year-Old's Death

Cousin Arrested, Charged in 5-Year-Old's Death

Dallas police have arrested and charged a family member with capital murder in connection with the death of a young girl whose body was found inside a vacant apartment Sunday afternoon.

Six Killed in Oak Cliff Crash

Six Killed in Oak Cliff Crash

Police say a speeding car slammed into a tree after losing control along a Dallas roadway, killing all six people inside.

Man Critically Injured in Fort Worth Shooting

Man Critically Injured in Fort Worth Shooting

A 20-year-old man has been hospitalized following a shooting in Fort Worth, EMS officials say.

San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

Beginning this month, the San Antonio Police Department is banning officers from having visible tattoos.

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

A tweet deleted from Gov. Rick Perry's verified account Sunday night includes a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney involved in his indictment on charges of abuse of power.

Baylor QB Petty Has 2 Cracked Bones in Back

Baylor QB Petty Has 2 Cracked Bones in Back

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has two cracked small bones in his back.