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2 hrs ago |

Gunn: Mississippi Republicans need to heal rift

Gunn told thousands of spectators at the Neshoba County Fair on Thursday that being in a political party is like being in a marriage - people need to settle differences peacefully.


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6 hrs ago | Off the Kuff

Another look at Perry's slush fund

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

These New Revelations Prove Rick Perry IsNOT Backing Down From Obama On The Border

Remember the laughter and snarky comments from the Left and its Ministry of Information when Texas governor Rick Perry activated one thousand Texas National Guard soldiers for duty at the southern border? "Ha ha, they'll just stand around like wooden Indians and watch 'undocumented immigrants' walk by," we heard from people Beltway liberals who ... (more)


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Business Journal

Treasurer Lockyer: Push to extend Prop. 30 taxes inevitable

State Treasurer Bill Lockyer predicts an inevitable political push to extend the 2012 tax hike known as Proposition 30, but he expects the measure will return to voters before it expires in two years.


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KXLY-TV Spokane

House GOP calls off vote on immigration bill

House Republicans called off a vote on their $659 million emergency response to the border influx from Central America overwhelming immigration resources, unable to agree among themselves about what to do.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

World Magazine

Joe Biden, long-shot for president

This article is the second in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for president.


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Threat to gun rights of accepting illegal immigrants largely ignored

"These are young people, just families coming across. They're not armed. They're not carrying weapons," Texas State Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa protested about Gov. Rick Perry's deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops to the Rio Grand Valley in response to a ramping up of illegal border crossings.


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


The right sentences for drug offenders

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Attorney General Eric Holder don't agree on much. But they have reached a surprising convergence on one point about the ongoing government effort to combat drug use and trafficking: We incarcerate too many people for too long, a policy that wastes money and treats the least dangerous offenders with undue harshness.


Related Topix: Drugs, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Prison

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves amid intensive Gaza fighting

Rebecca Abramov, second from left, holds up a sign in Hebrew during a rally in support of Israel in front of city hall in Dallas, Texas, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Governors, Palestine, TX

D Magazine

Gov. Rick Perry to Attend Pro-Israel Rally at Dallas City Hall Today

This pretty much says it all. Perry is clearly setting himself up for another presidential run, but you already knew that.


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CBS Local

Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' On Israel

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has told a pro-Israel rally in Dallas that America must end a "policy of calculated ambivalence" toward the Middle East.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

The Austin Chronicle

Admiral McRaven to Become UT Chancellor

The leadership of the UT System could be set for a real change in management style, as the board of regents yesterday announced that Admiral William McRaven is the sole finalist to become the next system chancellor.


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The Times

Texas lawmakers question endgame for border surge

AUSTIN -- State officials opened the books for Texas lawmakers Tuesday at the Capitol.


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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Tesla to open battery plant in Stockton?



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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Marcos Breton: On immigration, Jerry Brown sounds more like Ronald...

Speaking in Mexico City this week, Gov. Jerry Brown set a vastly different tone on immigration from Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who uses the U.S.-Mexico border as a wedge to divide people.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014


4 Ways Texas Could Win Big Under New Climate Change Rules

Earlier this year, the earth hit a frightening milestone: carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached its highest level since humans have inhabited the earth .


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Abbott, TX, University of Texas at Austin


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.


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

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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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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