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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.

Top Stories
Popular Fort Worth Store Clerk Killed in Robbery

Popular Fort Worth Store Clerk Killed in Robbery

Fort Worth police asked for help Sunday in identifying a masked bandit who killed a store clerk during a robbery, even though the victim was cooperating.

Two Children Hospitalized After Nearly Drowning

Two Children Hospitalized After Nearly Drowning

Emergency crews rushed two children to the hospital after finding them unresponsive at apartment swimming pools.

Local Firefighter Dies After Road Rage Crash

Local Firefighter Dies After Road Rage Crash

A White Settlement Firefighter who was struck by a pick-up truck while riding his motorcycle has died.

LGBT Activists Protest Church 'Hate Speech'

LGBT Activists Protest Church 'Hate Speech'

A protest of several dozen LGBT activists targeted a Sansom Park church considered an anti-LGBT hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks such groups.

Multiple People Stabbed, 2 Critically Injured in White Supremacist Rally

Multiple People Stabbed, 2 Critically Injured in White Supremacist Rally

Two people were suffering from life-threatening stab wounds after a violent protest broke out Sunday in Sacramento. The fight involved a white supremacist group clashing with counter-protesters at the state...

Fort Worth Store Employee Killed During Armed Robbery

Fort Worth Store Employee Killed During Armed Robbery

A convenience store clerk was shot to death after cooperating during an armed robbery.