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Friday, Apr 4, 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.

Friday, Jan 31, 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.

Friday, Jan 31, 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.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014

State Sen. Royce West on Lone Star Politics

State Sen. Royce West on Lone Star Politics

State Sen. Royce West (D) Dallas County talked about the Wendy Davis campaign with NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer M. Jeffers of the Dallas Morning News on Sunday's "Lone Star Politics." It airs Sunday at...

Saturday, Jan 18, 2014

Texas GOP Candidates: Immigration Stance Can Win Votes

Texas GOP Candidates: Immigration Stance Can Win Votes

Expect Texas Republicans to take hard line on immigration to win the party base for upcoming elections.

Saturday, Nov 9, 2013

Abbott And Davis Officially Running For Governor

Abbott And Davis Officially Running For Governor

Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis and GOP Attorney General Greg Abbott formally register to run for highest office in Texas.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013

Texas Embarks On Next Round of Abortion Arguments

Texas Embarks On Next Round of Abortion Arguments

Next round in fight over abortion restrictions begins this week.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013

Sen. Cruz: Members of GOP Turned On Colleagues

Sen. Cruz: Members of GOP Turned On Colleagues

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Saturday that Republicans lost the government shutdown budget battle because some members of his own party in Congress turned on their colleagues -- but he also said he expects they won't...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2013

Democrat Wendy Davis Campaigns In Heavily GOP Areas

Democrat Wendy Davis Campaigns In Heavily GOP Areas

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis hit the campaign trail in Waxahachie Saturday.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013

Sen. Wendy Davis Running for Texas Governor

Sen. Wendy Davis Running for Texas Governor

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis announced Thursday that she wants to be the next Governor of Texas.

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Child's Body Found Near Home of Sherin Mathews
Child's Body Found Near Home of Sherin Mathews

The body of an unidentified child has been found near the home of missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews, Richardson police say.

Prayer Vigil Held After Development in Missing Girl Case
Prayer Vigil Held After Development in Missing Girl Case

Sunday evening, dozens gathered for a prayer vigil a few hours after learning of the heartbreaking developments in the search for Sherin Mathews

Dallas City Council Committee to Discuss Confederate Monuments
Dallas City Council Committee to Discuss Confederate Monuments

A Dallas City Council Committee will start discussing recommendations for confederate monuments around the city this week.

Justin Timberlake to Perform During Super Bowl Halftime Show
Justin Timberlake to Perform During Super Bowl Halftime Show

It's official: Justin Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show. The singer announced in a video with Jimmy Fallon Sunday that he will take the stage Feb. 4 at U.S.

Trump Urges House GOP to Move Quickly on Budget, Tax Cuts
Trump Urges House GOP to Move Quickly on Budget, Tax Cuts

President Donald Trump warned House Republicans on Sunday that 2018 would be a political failure for the GOP and disappointment for the nation if they fail on tax overhaul. A GOP aide familiar with the...

Dallas' Fried Bacon-Tilla; Winner of NBC DFW Food Bracket
Dallas' Fried Bacon-Tilla; Winner of NBC DFW Food Bracket

The votes are in and your favorite food at The 2017 State Fair of Texas is Dallas' Fried Bacon-Tilla.