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2 hrs ago | Switched

Armed Militias Guard Border Against 'Threat' Of Immigrant Children

Unaffiliated "militia" groups armed with semi-automatic rifles, masks, camouflage and tactical gear have been spotted in the Texas Rio Grande Valley, protecting the U.S.-Mexico border, one can only assume, from the thousands of unaccompanied children who have fled record violence in their home countries in Central America.

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

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Texas: Gay-marriage ban best for children

Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, US Governors, US Politics

7 hrs ago | CNN

Perry takes border push to New Hampshire

In a move with both 2014 and 2016 implications, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will weigh in Tuesday on the U.S. Senate battle in New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Barack Obama

12 hrs ago | Instapundit.com

POLLING: Dems Down, Rick Perry Upa .

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13 hrs ago | Politico

Castro blasts Perry for border stunts

The tense back-and-forth between Texas Rep. Joaqun Castro and Gov. Rick Perry over the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border is not letting up.

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

16 hrs ago | Fox News

poll: Hypothetical 2016 presidential matchups

July 21, 2014: Gov. Rick Perry, center, speaks during a news conference in the Governor's press room in Austin, Texas.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Delwin Jones runs for Texas Senate District 28 seat

According to a news release, Jones, who lost the House district 83 seat to Charles Perry in 2010, said he wants to carry on the conservative values espoused by Robert Duncan, who resigned his Senate seat July 3 after accepting the chancellorship at Texas Tech.

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Related Topix: Wolfforth, TX, US Governors

KWBU-TV Waco

Can National Guard Troops Make Arrests Along the Texas Border?

Can the National Guard troops being deployed to the border arrest and detain people? Only if Gov. Rick Perry says they can.

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

Bellingham Herald

California governor takes dig at Texas guard plan

At a news conference Monday with Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade, Brown said the immigration overload of thousands of Central American youths at the border should be seen as a humanitarian issue.

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Related Topix: Prison, Jerry Brown, US Governors

KHOU-TV Houston

California governor takes dig at Texas guard plan

California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."

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The Daily Republic

Immigration protests short on compassion

If one were looking for an occasion to convene fellow protestors, to make signs and placards, to post picket lines, and to compose protest chants, many possibilities present themselves.

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Houston Press

Is Ted Cruz Ever Going to Learn New Tricks?

We must give credit where credit is due: Sen. Ted Cruz is the best politician around when it comes to getting himself into the news cycle.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Federal Aviation Administration, US Governors

Journalgazette.net

Texas' tech fund struggling

One actually operates in California. Some have stagnated trying to find more capital.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

American Reporter

Campaign 2012RECKLESS Advice for Rick Perry

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2011, 11:05pm ET -- Rep. Ron Paul may have won the presidential straw poll at the California GOP 2011 Fall Convention pulling away, but at a party dinner Friday evening, where Rep. Michele Bachmann was the principal speaker, the Minnesota congresswoman won the reception.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Representative Michele Bachmann

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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.

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

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.

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

NewsBusters.org

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.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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

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