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1 hr ago | NewsOne

Re: Rick Perry: I Don't Want To Shake President Obama's Hand, Just Lie | News One

Rick Perry is the village idiot of gubernatorial politics. Those of us who unfortunately have become his victims during his king-like reign as governor of Texas knew about this long before he made a fool of himself in the 2012 Republican presidential primary, but as he looks ahead again toward failing in the 2016 presidential race, Gov. Perry is ... (more)


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

3 hrs ago | FOX Carolina


Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior administration officials said Wednesday as President Barack Obama urged Congress to move swiftly to approve emergency spending request for the crisis.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Texas, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, US Governors

5 hrs ago |

University of Texas president resigning next year

After years of clashes with Texas Gov. Rick Perry and the group that oversees the University of Texas System, the president of its flagship Austin campus reached a resignation deal Wednesday that will keep him on the job until June 2015.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

9 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

US immigration policy a disaster, experts say

GOP Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been a vocal critic of President Obama's immigration policies while the president has said the GOP-controlled U.S. House has not acted on his immigration measures.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Birmingham-Southern College, Southern College

13 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Obama officials pledge to stem immigration tide

Adrian Calleja and his sister Adriana Diego, of Oxnard, stand in support of the immigrant children who are being sheltered at a naval base in Port Hueneme, Calif., outside the base Tursday, July 8, 2014.


Related Topix: Oxnard, CA, Port Hueneme, CA, Ventura County, CA, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Governors

17 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

The Incredible Awfulness of Rick PerryBy Michael Tomasky

The Texas governor's refusal to shake hands with Obama is a prime indicator of his idiocy-and why he'll never be president.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, US Governors, US News, George Bush

19 hrs ago | Daily Kos

VA-Sen: Ed Gillespie (R) Has His Own Rick Perry (R. TX) "Ooops" Moment

Ed Gillespie might have just had his own rick perry moment. In an interview with the Charlottesville Libertarian Examiner, the Republican Senate nominee said "there are a number of functions that the federal government performs that would better be performed by individuals in the private sector and by the states.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, US Governors, Crozet, VA, Recreational Vehicle, Security, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Obama 'The Bear' Lets Loose in Denver, Will Meet with Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday

Just as the White House cautioned, President Obama, "The Bear," went "loose" in Denver on Tuesday, breaking the "bubble" to meet with average Americans.


Related Topix: US Governors, Denver, CO, John Hickenlooper

Daily Mail

Adelaide father who allegedly stabbed his three-year-old identified

Utah cop drugged his British wife then raped her while videotaping it on five occasions before shooting her, his two kids and mother-in-law dead when she confronted him Obama agrees to meet with Texas Governor Rick Perry about illegal immigration after Perry declined to join him for a 'quick handshake on the tarmac' Uncharged mobile ban goes ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Obama urgently asks $3.7 billion for border crisis

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Cindy Jimenez, 26, from Olancho, Honduras, and her son depart the bus station in McAllen, Texas.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Barack Obama, Democrat, US Governors

The Austin Chronicle

UT Chancellor to President: Resign, Or I'll Fire You

The war over Bill Powers tenure as president of the Unversity of Texas at Austin may be reaching a new level of brutality as UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa will reportedly seek Powers' termination at this week's regents meeting.


Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Austin, TX, US Governors

Daily Mail

Young boy in serious condition after dog attack

America's rusting nuclear arsenal: Behind the blast doors at USAF bases that reveal aging weapons and low morale of missile crews 'If you're reading this I am either missing or dead': Disturbing journal entry of teenage girl found by her mom after she disappeared as police suspect human trafficking Rick Perry REFUSES to shake hands with Obama when ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, US Governors, Prison, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books

Russia Taday

Armed militias planning to take over US border to thwart illegal immigrants

A protester is handcuffed and placed in a police car after a scuffle broke out before the possible arrivals of undocumented migrants who may be processed at the Murrieta Border Patrol Station in Murrieta, California July 4, 2014.


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

Obama To Ask Congress For $2B To Ease Immigration Crisis

Detainees sleep and watch television in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed at a U.S. Customs facility in Nogales, Texas.


Related Topix: US News, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

Dallas Morning News

Gavin: Why UT President Powers is the best at what he does

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers waited to return to a UT Board of Regents meeting in December 2013.


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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rick Perry Rejects Obama's Offer to Shake His Hand on the...

Rick Perry Rejects Obama's Offer to Shake His Hand on the Tarmac - Here's the Texas Governor's Counteroffer Texas Gov. Rick Perry has reportedly rejected President Barack Obama's offer to briefly shake hands when Air Force One lands in Austin on Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Austin, TX, Immigration Reform

Texas Dem Official: Rick Perry Is a 'Hateful' Race-Baiting 'Insurrectionist'

Monday on MSNBC's "The Ed Show," Sarah Slamen, the field director for the Texas Fort Bend Democratic Party, had some harsh words for what she called a "hateful" "insurrectionist" in Gov. Rick Perry and the "know-nothing" Tea Party.


Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Business Journal

Active Network, Omnitracs relocations could bring 2,000 jobs to Dallas

California business relocations continue to benefit Texas, with Dallas reaping a possible 1,000-2,000 jobs from two San Diego-based companies.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Downtown (San Diego, CA), US Governors, Lanyon

The Marion Star

Voices: Why deportations won't stop the border deluge

REYNOSA, Mexico a?? It took Brian Soler Redondo seven months to get from his home in Comayagua, Honduras, to this city on Mexico's northern border with Texas.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Honduras, US Governors, McAllen, TX

Burnt Orange Report

Gov. Rick Perry's Idea On How To Fix Refugee Crisis: Threaten And Bully Latin American Countries

Over the years, Republicans have proposed some seriously bad ideas on how to fix immigration.


Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Randy Weber, Liberal Political News