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Thursday | Townhall

Rick Perry Surges with New National Platform

Over the past three weeks, one Republican has gained more national attention than any other: Gov. Rick Perry .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Michael McCaul, Representative Bill Flores, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Henry Cuellar, Chet Edwards, Democrat, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

UT chancellor wisely backs off resign-or-be-fired demand

Which is more challenging: performing a liver transplant on a small child or navigating the political rapids of public higher education during the reign of Gov. Rick Perry? Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, who will leave his job as chancellor of the University of Texas System when his successor is chosen, would probably say his current job is the toughest - ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Government Executive

Why Border-State Gubernatorial Candidates Can't Solve Their Voters' Most Pressing Issue

Arizona state Treasurer Doug Ducey is running for governor, and he's promising to fix the immigration crisis by putting more "fencing, satellite, guardsmen, more police and prosecutors" on the border.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Immigration Reform, Arizona Government, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey

Mass Transit

TX: DART Makes North Texas Accessible to Conventioneers, Tourists

Dallas Area Rapid Transit 's rail service to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will provide the world's business travelers, conventioneers and tourists with direct access to many of North Texas' high-profile destinations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas, Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Switched

Cruz: It's Not Me Who's Holding Migrant Kids Ransom

Sen. Ted Cruz had two people to blame on Sunday for the surge of child migrants detained by U.S. border security this year: President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid .

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Senator Kay Bailey, Texas, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Texan

House transparency committee questions Cigarroa, Foster

The House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations questioned three UT System officials about President William Powers Jr.'s resignation and recent issues regarding Regent Wallace Hall for more than three hours at a meeting on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

Washington Examiner

Uncle Sam's unfenced swimming pool

Sam, the wealthiest man in his neighborhood, lives in a big beautiful house with a massive backyard punctuated by a large, deep swimming pool.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey, Illegal Immigration

Mon Jul 14, 2014

National Public Radio

Showdown At The UT Corral

University of Texas, Austin President Bill Powers speaks with the media following a December 2013 regents meeting in Austin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Senator Kay Bailey, Texas, University of Texas at Austin

Daily Texan

Powers prepares for 2015 resignation

After days of speculation, UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa and President William Powers Jr. agreed July 9 to set Powers' resignation date for June 2, 2015, giving him almost 11 months to complete his remaining goals for the University.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Stars and Stripes

McRaven among front-runners for chancellor post at Texas school

Adm. William H. McRaven, commander of U. S. Special Operations Command, speaks to airmen of the 58th Special Operations Wing during a visit to Kirtland Air Force Base on June 18, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Kirtland Air Force Base, MacDill Air Force Base, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Banking, Financial Services

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Point Austin: The Powers That Be

On Wednesday afternoon, UT-Austin President Bill Powers submitted his resignation to UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa effective June 2, 2015.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, University of Texas at Austin, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Kay Bailey

Dallas Morning News

Failed bid for GOP convention may have been Dallas' best chance

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings was tapped by an old friend, GOP finance chairman Ray Washburne, to lead the city's late-starting bid for the 2016 convention.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Wed Jul 09, 2014

News Journal

Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host Republicans in 2016

Cleveland won the backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP's 2016 presidential pick will accept the party's nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, US News, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Kay Bailey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Tue Jul 08, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate, Republican, Austin, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors

Business Journal

2016 Republican National Convention goes to Cleveland

The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday that it chose the Ohio city over Dallas in a battle of north versus south and Rust Belt versus Bible Belt.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Reince Priebus

Examiner.com

Presidential visit to Texas provides political opportunity

In a political climate that already has Austin buzzing this Summer, the White House has decided to heat things up this week as President Barack Obama lands in Texas for a two-day visit.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Austin, TX

Gilmer Mirror

In Border Crisis, Perry Finds a Political Advantage

Even if you believe that Gov. Rick Perry 's motivations are purely about the security of the border between Texas and Mexico, his running dispute with the federal government makes for good politics.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey, Rick Perry, US Governors, Illegal Immigration

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Breitbart.com

Kay Bailey Hutchison Defends UT President, Calls Him - A Great Leader'

AUSTIN, Texas--As UT President Bill Powers seeks to hold on to his job in the face of a growing admissions scandal where powerful lawmakers and their donors were allegedly given preferential admissions, the new leader of the alumni association is standing by Powers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, University of Texas at Austin

Daily Texan

Kay Bailey Hutchison is right choice for Texas Exes

Editor's Note: Associate Editor Noah Horwitz currently works with Jason Fuller, Hutchison's former regional director.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Texas

MyHighPlains.com

Texas Starts to Have Company in Position on Common Core

State legislatures are scrambling to renounce Common Core standards as a grassroots movement builds against them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Senator Kay Bailey, Texas, Representative Mary Fallin, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

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