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3 hrs ago | Washington Times

GOP 2014: Rick Perry touts Texas on national stage

He demanded a face-to-face meeting in Texas with President Obama to talk about the Mexico-U.S. border crisis.


Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie

7 hrs ago | News Max

Rick Perry: Guardsmen Needed at Border to Handle Criminals

National Guardsmen are needed along the border with Mexico to deter and detain criminals, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told the Tribune-Review in an interview critical of the Obama administration's delayed response to a surge of illegal immigrant children.


Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform

12 hrs ago |

MSNBC's Harris-Perry Compares Rick Perry to Segregationists Trying...

Weekend MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is known for making controversial statements about race, such as when she mocked Mitt Romney for having adopted black grandson, and on Saturday, July 26 she made yet another controversial statement on race.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Prison, Immigration Reform

16 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

With Summer Ads, Some Campaigns Are Testing Conventional Wisdom

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott isn't on TV right now, but he is spending campaign funds to screen his latest 30-second spot at theaters before screenings of some summer blockbusters.


Related Topix: Texas, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Pete Gallego, Democrat, US Governors

20 hrs ago | Free Republic

Rick Perry Too Timid with the National Guard? [Texas lawyers get it wrong]

The American people cheered - starved for any crumb of leadership and faithfulness to constitutional duties - at the news of Governor Rick Perry calling out the Texas National Guard to patrol the Texas-Mexican border.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military, Immigration Reform

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Dallas Morning News

In the Running: Perry powers toward redemption - and perhaps a presidential bid

Rick Perry has found power in the immigration standoff, his latest stop on the road to political redemption that could lead to the White House.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Barack Obama, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Arrington fundraising lead over Perry could carry political message

That message is former Texas Tech Vice Chancellor Jodey Arrington poses at least a fundraising challenge to Rep. Charles Perry's early frontrunner status to replace Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan in a Sept.


Related Topix: Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX, Rice University, West, TX, US Governors

The Island Packet

Mary Sanchez: Border obsession overlooks the promise of trade with Mexico

Texas Gov. Rick Perry made headlines recently by ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, World News, Mexico

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY

After posting once in January, the most famous octogenarian duo in Blogger Land---one from Texas, the other from Maine---disappeared and left their legion of fans jonesin' for 168 days.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Texas, US Governors, US News


Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry on Foreign Policy: A 2016 Preview

There is no debate we're a country in transition. The only debate is what we're actually transitioning to, and whether we'll be better or worse as a people for it.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, Opinion

UT System Expected to Name New Chancellor on Tuesday

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, when they are expected to name the sole finalist to be the system's next chancellor.


Related Topix: Texas, Naval Postgraduate School, US Military, US Navy, University of Texas at Austin, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Action on border crisis uncertain

The White House and Congress are scrambling to address the crisis brought on by a surge of migrant youth from Central America with lawmakers set to recess for August in less than a week.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Whittier Daily News

Honduran special forces are struggling to keep children from fleeing to the U.S.

Women and their children walk on the tarmac after being deported from the US at the airport in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.


Related Topix: Prison, Honduras, World News, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Windsor Beacon

Steep drop in illegal border crossings by youths

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, deportee Elsa Ramirez, 27, walks with her children Sandra, 8, Cesar Ramos, 5, and her brother Elvin Ramirez to a nearby church in Tocoa, Honduras.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, Central America, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US Governors

Daily Chronicle

Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an inflatable raft full-speed ahead toward the Mexican shore.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military


Rick Perry scores 1,200 Schwab jobs for Texas

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has lured 1,200 Charles Schwab jobs to El Paso and Austin with nearly $6 million in cash grants from a state investment fund.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Travis County, TX

Austin American-Statesman

Does Rick Perry act contrary to Texas interests on carbon regs?

A few weeks ago, I took a look at two opposing viewpoints on how carbon regulation would affect the Texas economy.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

Daily Kos

Forced-birthers joyful that only six abortion clinics may remain open in Texas after September 1

Molly Redden at Mother Jones reports that a draconian year-old law enacted specifically to shut down as many Texas abortion clinics as possible is having the desired effect.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, US Governors, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Republicans jump to Astorino's defense

Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate spurned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo


Why One Of The Most Respected Political Analysts Thinks Hillary Might Not Run

The editor and publisher of an election forecasting newsletter that has been dubbed " the bible of the political community " told Business Insider he's "skeptical" Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.


Related Topix: Journalism, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors