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3 hrs ago | Breitbart.com
California Assemblyman Tim Donnelly wrote a letter to President Obama on Friday, slamming him for not visiting the U.S.-Mexico border while in Texas for fundraisers and urging him to put a stop to the massive influx of illegal immigrants streaming over the border.
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7 hrs ago | Texas Tribune
Over the last decade, Texas students have made steady progress on a number of academic measures.
11 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
On Saturday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry published a piece in the Washington Post arguing against "isolationist policies" in Iraq and Afghanistan.
14 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Starting Monday, a three-judge panel in the Alamo City will hear the arguments for and against the contentious maps the Texas Legislature approved in 2011.
18 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report
Last Thursday, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced that the Colorado teen birth rate has plummeted by 40 percent after the state began offering free contraceptives to low-income women.
Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, who is running for governor, said she would prioritize working with community members, lawmakers and emergency crews to ensure that the public knows where hazardous chemicals are stored.
During a speech on the House floor Friday, Rep. Louie Gohmert compared the surge of unaccompanied migrant children to soldiers invading France during World War II.
CBS' "Face the Nation" - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Maen Rashid Areikat, the Palestinian envoy in Washington; Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Reps.
Marchers held signs as they made their way to Department of Homeland Security offices, protesting immigration policies Thursday, July 10, 2014, in El Paso, Texas.
A member of the Texas delegation to the US House of Representatives made it abundantly clear that he's a firm believer in earning one's pay.
It's only going to get worse unless you give us more money, administration officials warned Thursday about the flood of Central American children illegally entering the United States from Mexico.
Skitter away from your red line in Syria. Scamper off to a meeting you'd previously nixed with Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
Credits clockwise from top left: Mark Wilson, Getty Images; David Paul Morris, Bloomberg via Getty Images; Eric Gay, AP Images; Eric Gay, AP Images Key players in the dramatic saga that swept the U. of Texas at Austin this week were William C. Powers Jr., the flagship campus's president; Gov. Rick Perry of Texas; Wallace L. Hall Jr., a prominent ... (more)
President Obama touted economic progress made under his watch since the nation fell into financial crisis, and he urged Americans to have faith in their government in a speech Thursday at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Austin.
Congressman Steve Stockman took the IRS tax scandal to the next level Thursday by calling for the House to actually arrest Lois Lerner, the former IRS official who is accused of selectively targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny while applying for tax-exempt status.
On the day President Barack Obama met with Texas Gov. Rick Perry to discuss the border crisis, at least 1,300 migrants were stranded when the so-called " Death Train " derailed in southern Mexico.
Sean Hannity is personally patrolling the border with Gov. Rick Perry today. That would be the two of them with what appears to be a boat-mounted machine gun, presumably defending us from the hordes of immigrant children we've been hearing so much about these days.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:22 pm
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