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Dallas Still Swinging In 2-City Fight For 2016 RNC

Dallas was a late entry to host the 2016 GOP Presidential Nominating Convention. But Wednesday the Republican National Committee whittled down its list of finalists to Dallas and Cleveland.

CBS 11–06/25/2014

Men wearing cowboy hats stand on the arena floor before the start of the abbreviated first day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dallas One Of Two Finalists To Host 2016 GOP Convention

It looks like the elephant-themed party paid off. The Republican National Committee announced on Wednesday that Dallas is still in the running to host the 2016 GOP Convention.

06/25/2014

U.S. Border Patrol patch.  (Associated Press photo)

Republicans & Democrats Support State Border Surge Operations

During its newly ordered surge operations along the Texas-Mexico border, the state Department of Public Safety says it will target drug dealers, human traffickers, and gangs.

06/19/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry participates in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republican Governors Talk Energy Policy

A group of Republican governors from oil-and-gas rich states will gather in Houston to discuss energy policy and slam the newest regulations passed by the EPA and backed by President Barack Obama.

06/16/2014

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RNC Site Selection Committee Leaves DFW

Dallas city leaders have already started grading themselves on Friday after the Republican National Convention site selection committee visited North Texas.

06/13/2014

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Dallas Throws Grand Old Party To Win GOP Convention In 2016

With the hope of hosting the Republican National Convention in 2016, Big D threw a Grand Old Party for the GOP. As a band played outside the American Airlines Center, cheerleaders and volunteers welcomed the 13 members of the RNC.

CBS 11–06/12/2014

Dallas RNC delegation

Dallas Continues To Woo RNC Committee

Dallas is continuing to woo the Republican National Convention site selection committee, as the group considers North Texas as a possible host for the 2016 event.

06/12/2014

Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks during a forum on manufacturing. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Perry Discusses View Of Homosexuality

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, during a visit that focused primarily on economic issues, drew on a reference to alcoholism to explain his view of homosexuality.

06/12/2014

Men wearing cowboy hats stand on the arena floor before the start of the abbreviated first day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

RNC Committee Touring North Texas

The RNC committee is in North Texas on Wednesday to see if Dallas is the perfect place to host the 2016 convention. The committee wrapped up a tour of Denver on Tuesday.

06/11/2014

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Big Events Putting Much Attention On Dallas

Big things are happening in Big D. Some major upcoming events could really shine a spotlight on North Texas in the coming years. But that is only if Dallas can actually land these huge deals.

06/10/2014

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Texas GOP Sees Victory In Immigration Plank

Just two years after embracing a softer stance on immigration in hopes of wooing the state’s Hispanic population, the Texas Republican Party has done a dramatic about-face.

06/09/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Debated At State GOP Convention

Several hot-button issues, including gay marriage, are being discussed at the state’s GOP convention in Fort Worth. Friday will see a lineup of several high-profile speakers.

06/06/2014

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