The swirling force of Texas politics

Apr 5, 2015

Source: Rand Paul To Announce Presidential Run

Source: Rand Paul To Announce Presidential Run

Sources tell NBC 5 political reporter Julie Fine that U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R) Kentucky will announce a presidential bid this week.

Jan 24, 2015

Cruz Criticizes; Perry Heckled At Iowa Conservative Forum

Cruz Criticizes; Perry Heckled At Iowa Conservative Forum

Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum.

Jan 26, 2015

TX Bill: Honoring Gay Marriages Could Cost Your Salary

TX Bill: Honoring Gay Marriages Could Cost Your Salary

GOP presses state bills limiting gay rights before ruling

Jan 24, 2015

Bush, Mrs. Abbott Appear At Anti-Abortion Rally

Bush, Mrs. Abbott Appear At Anti-Abortion Rally

Texas first lady Cecilia Abbott and George P. Bush headline anti-abortion rally at the Capitol.

Nov 3, 2014

Abbott, Davis Spend Sunday Before Elections in DFW

Abbott, Davis Spend Sunday Before Elections in DFW

Texas gubernatorial candidates Wendy Davis (D) and Greg Abbott (R) spent Sunday in Dallas/Fort Worth campaigning ahead of Tuesday's election.

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.

Top Stories
2 Injured When Car Nearly Crashes Into Dallas Home

2 Injured When Car Nearly Crashes Into Dallas Home

Two people were transported to a hospital after Dallas police say a car hit two trees, a parked car and two fences before nearly hitting a house Tuesday morning.

Man Found Dead in Driveway: Dallas Police

Man Found Dead in Driveway: Dallas Police

Dallas police say they found a man dead in a driveway after a neighbor reported hearing two gunshots early Tuesday morning.

TX Grandmother Survives 2 Days in Ditch Following Crash

TX Grandmother Survives 2 Days in Ditch Following Crash

The search for a missing grandmother ended early Sunday morning when a family member found her lying near her car at in a ravine near Seymour, Texas.

NTX Clerk Denies Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

NTX Clerk Denies Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

A North Texas county clerk says she will not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because she says it conflicts with her religious beliefs.

Boosting Overtime: Obama Calls for Broader Coverage

Boosting Overtime: Obama Calls for Broader Coverage

They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they...

High Water Covers I-20 in Dallas, Causes Collisions

High Water Covers I-20 in Dallas, Causes Collisions

High water covering Interstate 20 near Westmoreland Road in Dallas causes multiple collisions Tuesday morning, authorities say.