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
Waxahachie Student Allegedly Made Hit List: School

Waxahachie Student Allegedly Made Hit List: School

Police and school officials are investigating after a Waxahachie High School student allegedly made a hit list that included the names of several fellow classmates.

Carrollton Police: Wrong-Way Driver Causes 4 Wrecks

Carrollton Police: Wrong-Way Driver Causes 4 Wrecks

Carrollton police say they arrested a man who was responsible for four wrecks while driving north on southbound Interstate 35E early Friday morning.

Police: Mansfield Man Squeezed Woman to Death

Police: Mansfield Man Squeezed Woman to Death

Authorities say a Mansfield man is charged with capital murder after sexually assaulting a 67-year-old mental health patient and squeezing her to death.

Woman Plants Gun in Boyfriend's Child's Backpack: Police

Woman Plants Gun in Boyfriend's Child's Backpack: Police

A Houston-area woman must serve three years in prison for putting her boyfriend's gun in his son's backpack to get the child in trouble at school.

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

One crew member was killed and another suffered a "major injury" after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, designed for suborbital commercial flights above the Earth, went down Friday during a...

Man Seen in Video Speaks Out About Christina Morris

Man Seen in Video Speaks Out About Christina Morris

It's been two months since Christina Morris was seen on surveillance video in the parking garage of the Shops at Legacy before she vanished.