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2 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

Does Rick Perry act contrary to Texas interests on carbon regs?

A few weeks ago, I took a look at two opposing viewpoints on how carbon regulation would affect the Texas economy.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Forced-birthers joyful that only six abortion clinics may remain open in Texas after September 1

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.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, US Governors, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WHAS11

Republicans jump to Astorino's defense

Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate spurned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo

SFGate

Why One Of The Most Respected Political Analysts Thinks Hillary Might Not Run

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.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

FOX23

Charles Schwab to add 1,200 jobs in Texas

Charles Schwab Corp. is getting nearly $6 million in incentives from Texas to open an El Paso operations center and increase its presence in Austin, creating more than 1,200 jobs.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, US Governors

KION 46

Obama weighs sending guard troops to border

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.

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

Journal Gazette

10 Things to Know for Thursday, July 24

The Arizona state prison where the nearly two hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood took place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is photographed in Florence, Ariz.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, World News, Iraq, Middle East, US Governors

KBOI-AM Boise

House Republicans Announce Recommendations to Address Border Crisis

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Illegal Immigration

KAUZ

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

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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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

KING-TV Seattle

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

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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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Seattle, WA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mediaite.com

The Five 2012 GOP Primary Candidates Who Want Another Shot

The 2012 GOP primary was a horror show of sexual harassment allegations, drowning fact checkers, and candidates being unable to name more than two government agencies.

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Related Topix: US Governors

WCAX-TV Burlington

Sketch of suspect in peacock killing released

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Related Topix: United States Army War College, US Governors, US News

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Immigration Crisis At U.S.-Mexico Border Escalates, 1000 National Guard Troops Deployed

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Crooks and Liars

Rick Perry's Defense Attorney Once Tried To Turn Him In To The FBI

The lawyer now entrusted with preventing a grand jury from bringing criminal charges against Gov. Rick Perry once tried to put Perry in jail.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Travis County, TX, Liberal Political News

Switched

Dem Lawmaker Slams Rick Perry Move As 'Nothing More Than A Publicity Stunt'

Texas Governor Rick Perry announced plans on Monday to send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, a move state Rep. Terry Canales calls "nothing more than a publicity stunt."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Prison, Lee Terry

El Paso Times

Editorial: Gov. Rick Perry promotes ambition over border cities

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send 1,000 National Guardsmen to the border on an ill-defined mission will waste taxpayer dollars and not address any real problems currently facing the state.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Rick Perry Needs To Take Morality Lessons From Deval Patrick

Gov. Deval Patrick's decision to volunteer Massachusetts facilities for Central American children was made for moral, not political reasons.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Deval Patrick, Immigration Reform, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Liberal Political News

CNN

Rick Perry's border army

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.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Prison, North America, World News, Mexico, Opinion

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Gov. Perry announces September 9 Special Election for Senate District 28

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

US News & World Report

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Sends National Guard Troops to Border, Pundits React

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is sending 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley to address the flow of Central American child migrants entering the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat, Opinion

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