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43 min ago | SFGate
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.
4 hrs ago | Daily Kos
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.
9 hrs ago | KION 46
The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official told CNN.
12 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin
State health and law enforcement officials are to testify about human trafficking before a panel of state lawmakers in South Texas.
16 hrs ago | KBOI-AM Boise
House Republicans unveiled a plan Wednesday to address the southern border crisis, recommending that the National Guard assist in humanitarian care of the influx of minors entering the country.
The decision by the State of Texas to team up with License Plates of Texas LLC has paid big dividends.
An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else.
The immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border continues. On Tuesday Gov. Rick Perry activated up to 1,000 National Guard troops to aid in border security.
Texas Governor, Rick Perry is the latest public figure and celebrity to welcome the Texas International Firearms Festival to Austin, Texas, on November 8-9, 2014.
Two police officers were shot Tuesday while trying to serve an arrest warrant in La Joya and the wanted man was barricaded inside a house with the wounded officers early Tuesday evening.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday, July 21, that he will deploy up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have crossed into the United States this year.
Texas Adjutant General John Nichols said the troops will help deter illicit traffic while U.S. Border Patrol agents deal with a record spike of unaccompanied minors entering the country.
Gov. Rick Perry today set Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, as the special election date to fill the Texas State Senate District 28 seat, vacated by Sen. Robert Duncan, who has left to serve as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.
Gaza was heavily bombarded through night and morning with several mosques also targeted.
WAS INSIDE EITHER HOME SO GOOD NEWS ON THAT FRONT. ABSOLUTELY. TEXAS WILL DEPLOY UP TO 1,000 NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS TO THE MEXICAN BORDER.
Following Texas Gov. Rick Perry's authorization to deploy 1,000 National Guardsman to the Mexican border, many residents of the Lone Star state are wondering what took so long.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 08:32 pm
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