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  1. Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst: We Need Congress to Pass a Border BillRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | News Max

    ... Mexico, and now it's time for Congress to help by passing a bill to resolve the situation, Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst insists. "What is [Senate Majority Leader] Harry Reid thinking, and what is he doing?" Dewhurst asked "America's Newsroom" host ...

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  2. Newspaper reviews success of DPS in South TexasRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Washington Times

    In a June 18 letter expressing his support for the new operation, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst cited Operation Strong Safety, which massed DPS troopers along the border last fall for three weeks.

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  3. Dan Patrick's Disappearance Act: Where Did Danny Go?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Burnt Orange Report

    ... running for office in November disappeared for almost forty days. After winning his primary against David Dewhurst, Dan Patrick dropped off the radar. If it strikes you as odd that one of the candidates in the country's most interesting race for ...

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  4. Border costRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | El Paso Times

    ... for an open-ended commitment that is estimated to cost $12 million a month. It comes after he, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, last month ordered a surge of DPS troopers at a cost of $5.2 million a month. The ...

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  5. DPS, National Guard: Border deployment will not deal with kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | El Paso Times

    ... for an open-ended commitment that is estimated to cost $12 million a month. It comes after he, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, last month ordered a surge of DPS troopers at a cost of $5.2 million a month. The ...

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  6. Recent editorials from Texas newspapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Sunherald.com

    ... of that challenge. We are distraught that during his announcement to deploy troops, Gov. Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Attorney Gen. Greg Abbott - all of whom have acknowledged the humanitarian crisis brewing in our region - did little to ...

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  7. Texas Lt. Gov.: Mexican Government Helping IllegalsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | News Max

    ... officials are abetting the illegal migration of thousands of minors into the United States, Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said. Speaking on Monday's " Sean Hannity Show," Dewhurst said, "Kids that are six-years old, 10-years old, can't make it 1,600 ...

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  8. Texas Lt. Gov.: Obama 'Doesn't Really Want' to Secure BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Breitbart.com

    Lt. Gov David Dewhurst slammed President Barack Obama, saying that the president "doesn't really, in his heart, want" to secure the southern border.

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  9. Texas Lt. Gov.: 'I'm Convinced' Mexican Gov't Helping IllegalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Breitbart.com

    David Dewhurst, the lieutenant governor of Texas, said that he believes officials in Mexico's government are helping children illegally immigrate to the United States.

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  10. Editorial: Guard troops on border not necessaryRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Deming Headlight

    ... to Customs and Border Protection agents. His call for Guard troops on the border was supported by Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, House Speaker Joe Straus and Attorney General Greg Abbott, the GOP nominee to succeed Perry in the governor's office. In New ...

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  11. Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst speaks to reporters on June 3rd, 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Texas Tribune

    You have no reason to care about this, unless you want to keep up with what is being done in your name at the Texas Capitol, and you think having reporters on the floor of the House and Senate increases your chances of finding out.

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  12. Birdwell Named To FinanceRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... legislative committee charged with crafting the biennial budget for the State of Texas. Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst appointed Birdwell and three other state senators to the committee in advance of the 2015 legislative session. 'I am extremely ...

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  13. Lawmakers' new roles could increase influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... R-Tyler, and Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville, were appointed to key legislative positions by outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. Eltife drew the chairmanship of the Senate Committee on Business and Commerce, which steers business-related legislation ...

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  14. Dewhurst Fills Empty Senate Committee ChairmanshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Texas Tribune

    Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Friday announced a slew of appointments to various Senate committees or boards in advance of the upcoming legislative session.

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  15. Analysis: Shuffling the Senate Decks, a Little EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | MyHighPlains.com

    Lame-duck Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst had to make a few committee assignments to replace members who resigned.

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  16. Legislative committee to discuss killing the Texas LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Lottery Post

    ... Rick Miller, R-Sugar Land; Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake and co-chair John Kuempel, R-Seguin. Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst will choose five senators for the committee, which is to report its findings and recommendations by Dec. 1. The committee came ...

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  17. Texas Press Association State Capital Highlights: Dewhurst Appoints...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Blanco County News

    Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on July 17 appointed Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, as chair of the powerful, state budget-writing Senate Finance Committee.

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  18. Analysis: Senate Decks Shuffled a Little EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Texas Tribune

    Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst gives his concession speech after loosing his reelection bid to Sen. Dan Patrick on May 27th, 2014 Some legislatures base committee assignments - who gets to serve on which panel, who gets the controlling middle seat and so forth - on seniority or party.

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  19. Estes named to SWIFT advisory panelRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Wise County Messenger Online

    Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has appointed Sen. Craig Estes to the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas advisory committee.The position filled by Estes was vacated by Sen. Robert Duncan of Lubbock, who retired to become chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.Last November, Texas voters approved Proposition 6 and the creation of SWIFT, a ... (more)

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  20. Number Of Illegals Entering TX Outpaces Babies Born In TXRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Sweetness & Light

    ... feed and shelter and quickly then send to their destination of choice within the US. Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst (R) reported that the vast majority of illegal immigrants coming over the southern border are not unaccompanied minors in an ...

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