• NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 26, 2019

    Growing Field of Candidates Join Dallas Mayor's Race

    There are now seven candidates in the race to become Dallas’ next mayor. The election to replace Mike Rawlings, who is term-limited from running again, is in May.

  • Donald Trump Nov 19, 2019

    House Dems Set to Choose Leader of Powerful Oversight Panel

    As impeachment hearings resume on Capitol Hill, House Democrats are preparing to choose who will lead the powerful Oversight and Reform Committee — a key role in the ongoing impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Three veteran lawmakers, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York, the acting chairwoman, are seeking to replace the late Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, who...

  • California Nov 8, 2019

    Sen. Kamala Harris Introduces Bill to Lengthen School Day by Three Hours

    Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced a bill Wednesday that would lengthen the school day to 6 p.m. to better align with working parents’ schedules. The proposal, first reported by Mother Jones, calls for a three-hour extension of elementary school hours during weekdays and appoints money for the creation of summer programs and activities when school is not in...

  • Governor Nov 4, 2019

    Warren, Buttigieg Circle Each Other in Iowa as Caucuses Near

    Gaining momentum in the final three months before the Iowa caucuses, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg offered sharply different messages this weekend as they inched closer to a confrontation over the direction of the Democratic Party. Warren, a Massachusetts senator, positioned herself as a bold progressive fighter while Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said he could unite the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 17, 2019

    Congress Reacts to Death of Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Congress Reacts to Death of Rep. Elijah Cummings DEAC: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Steny Hoyer, D-Md., comment on the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings.

  • Donald Trump Oct 15, 2019

    Hunter Biden Defends Work in Ukraine, Says Trump Attacks Are ‘Ridiculous Conspiracy Ideas'

    Joe Biden’s son Hunter is rejecting assertions by President Donald Trump and his Republican allies that he did anything wrong in engaging in foreign work in Ukraine and China. In an ABC News interview that aired Tuesday, Hunter Biden also says he failed to take into account potential implications for his father’s political career. The former vice president is a...

  • Donald Trump Oct 3, 2019

    Trump Calls on Another Foreign Government to Investigate Top 2020 Rival

    President Donald Trump on Thursday openly called for China and Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son. There is no evidence that  Biden benefited financially from his son’s business relationships.

  • Donald Trump Sep 16, 2019

    South Texas Congressman Pulls Julian Castro Endorsement

    South Texas Congressman Vicente Gonzales has pulled his support from Julian Castro, and is now backing Vice President Joe Biden.

  • United States Sep 13, 2019

    Lone Star Politics | September 15, 2019

    This week on Lone Star Politics State Rep. Chris Turner joins us to break down the third Democratic presidential debate. Can the two Texans in the race make their mark? Plus, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price is back from a trip to Washington, D.C. to talk gun rights and background checks.

  • Donald Trump Sep 13, 2019

    Liberal, Moderate Divide on Display in Democratic Debate

    Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party’s moderate and progressive wings. The prime-time debate also elevated several struggling candidates, giving them a chance to introduce themselves to millions of Americans who are just beginning to follow the...

  • Donald Trump Sep 8, 2019

    Biden in Lead, But Does Campaign Have Enthusiasm to Keep It?

    When Joe Biden took the stage in New Hampshire, he was greeted with the respect that comes with being a former vice president. Some of his closest rivals were greeted more like rock stars. The scene at New Hampshire’s Democratic convention on Saturday highlighted one of the riddles of Biden’s candidacy: He maintains a lead in nearly every poll, but...

  • Houston Aug 29, 2019

    Lineup Set for Next Democratic Debate

    Former Vice President Joe Biden will be flanked by two progressive rivals at the next Democratic debate as the 10 leading candidates appear on stage together for the first time. The 2020 front-runner will be center stage at the Sept. 12 event in Houston, according to sponsor ABC News, and face Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on his right and Massachusetts...

  • Governor Aug 22, 2019

    Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Says He's Running for Senate

    Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded Democratic field vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner. He made his announcement via a video message in which he blasted Washington lawmakers over soaring prescription drug prices, the failure to act on climate change...

  • Governor Aug 15, 2019

    Ex-Colo. Gov. John Hickenlooper Ends His Presidential Campaign

  • texas Jul 26, 2019

    Lone Star Politics July 28, 2019

    Long time Texas Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) joins the Lone Star Politics team for the first time since announcing his run for the seat held by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX.) Plus, we’re talking sports, entertainment and transportation with the Mayor of Arlington Jeff Williams. Join us Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. on NBC 5 for Lone Star Politics.

  • Dallas Jul 7, 2019

    Interview: Kamala Harris on Race and Electability in 2020

    Kamala Harris can’t forget the older black woman she met in Iowa while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama before the state’s 2008 caucus. “I remember her saying to me, ‘They’re not going to let him win,'” Harris recalled. “She did not want to go to the caucuses. She didn’t want to be disappointed.” For Harris, it was a...

  • Dallas Jul 7, 2019

    Interview: Kamala Harris on Race and Electability in 2020

    Kamala Harris can’t forget the older black woman she met in Iowa while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama before the state’s 2008 caucus. “I remember her saying to me, ‘They’re not going to let him win,'” Harris recalled. “She did not want to go to the caucuses. She didn’t want to be disappointed.” For Harris, it was a...

  • NBC Jul 2, 2019

    Post-Debate Polls Show Bounce for Kamala Harris

    Sen. Kamala Harris notched a double-digit jump in support following her widely praised debate performance last week and is virtually tied with former Vice President Joe Biden, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll of Democratic and Democratic leaning voters. Biden had 22 percent support and Harris 20 percent. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., were in third...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Jun 28, 2019

    Fiery Exchange Between VP Biden and Sen. Harris

    Front runner Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris exchanged words in the second night of the first debates. Political reporter Julie Fine analyzes who had a strong night.

  • MAYOR Jun 25, 2019

    UK's Boris Johnson Fails to Answer Questions on Private Quarrel

    Boris Johnson failed to shut down questions about his private life Tuesday as a round of media appearances served only to bog him down further in questions about character and trust. Johnson, who is running to be the next leader for both the Conservative Party and the nation, has refused to address personal questions despite an ongoing clamor to face...

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