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
Ebola Patient Identified; Contacts Isolated

Ebola Patient Identified; Contacts Isolated

Thomas Eric Duncan has been identified as the Ebola patient in Dallas, NBC News' Pete Williams has confirmed.

Hospitals Prepare for Possible Ebola Patients

Hospitals Prepare for Possible Ebola Patients

After the report of a positive Ebola patient in Dallas, hospitals across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex are preparing for possible cases of the virus.

Ebola Worries Could Keep Some Dallas Students Home

Ebola Worries Could Keep Some Dallas Students Home

Some nervous Dallas parents picked up their children early from school Wednesday after learning that five students attended class after possibly being exposed to the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S.

Officer-Involved Shooting in Dallas

Officer-Involved Shooting in Dallas

Breaking news from NBC 5. Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Dallas.

Missing Boater Found on Lake Lewisville

Missing Boater Found on Lake Lewisville

Crews have located the missing boater on Lake Lewisville.

Texas Girl Missing for 12 Years Found in Mexico

Texas Girl Missing for 12 Years Found in Mexico

A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found in a town outside Mexico City with her mother, who is now facing charges in the U.S., authorities said Wednesday.