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2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Ben Carson Hints At 2016 Run But Says: 'I Won't Become A Politician'

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson is continuing to hint that he will run for president in 2016, though pledges that if elected he won't become a "politician" in the traditional sense.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Conservative Political News

6 hrs ago | Commentary Magazine

Paul Ryan's Way Forward

In his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea Representative Paul Ryan offers some candid assessments of his party and himself.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Immigration Reform, US Senate, Social Security, Personal Finance

9 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

Analysis: To Debate or Not to Debate?

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott reneged on an agreement to a televised statewide roundtable-style debate Friday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Texas Tribune

The Brief: D j Vu All Over Again on School Finance

It's a good thing that Judge John Dietz dropped his school finance ruling before a three-day weekend, because interested parties could use that extra day to go over the 400-plus page decision that found the state's school finance system unconstitutional.

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

News Max

Ted Cruz Showing More and More Signs of '16 Run

The Republican presidential primary may turn into a two-gun Texas shootout with both first-term Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry making noises about taking a run at the White House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Darrell Issa, Rick Perry, US Governors

Politico

Paul continues attacks against Clinton

DALLAS Rand Paul continued his assault on Hillary Clinton and trumpeted the potential of his own brand of libertarian-infused Republicanism in a Friday afternoon speech to several thousand small-government and tea party activists.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

News Max

Ted Cruz, Rick Perry May Wage Texas-Size Battle for White House

As the popular saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas. But a potential presidential campaign between firebrand junior Sen. Ted Cruz and tough-as-nails Gov. Rick Perry may well be the largest thing to come out of the state in decades.

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Related Topix: Texas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Daily Kos

Mike Pence joins the cult of Koch

Count Gov. Mike Pence among the groveling acolytes of the Koch brothers. The Kochs are having another one of their big shindigs this weekend in Dallas, where a bunch of Republicans 2016 presidential hopefuls are expected to line up and kiss the ring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas, US Senate

Stars and Stripes

Perry criticizes Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is wasting little time pouncing on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq, accusing the White House of "dithering and debating" the threat posed by the Islamic State group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Barack Obama, Mike Pence

The Hill

GOP douses shutdown threats

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell , who's facing a tough reelection challenge this fall, said turning the lights out in Washington is a "failed policy."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Steve King

Examiner.com

What's At Stake

Attacks ads continue to be the preferred way to campaign for office, and most of the candidates seem to be skirting the issues.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Baltimore Jewish Times

Clock Ticking

An El Al plane. The Israeli airline has been among the companies receiving loan guarantees from the United States Export-Import Bank, which faces an uncertain future.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Jeb Hensarling, US Senate, Texas

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Dallas Blog

Prosperity-Alarmists to Protest Ted Cruz Summit

Voters seeking to abolish American prosperity, otherwise known as Democrats, plan to demonstrate against economic growth at a Sen. Ted Cruz Summit to be held in Dallas on Friday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

WBRZ

Perry, Jindal, Cruz plan Iowa visits in September

Republican presidential prospects are making plans to visit Iowa in September. Texas Gov. Rick Perry will campaign with 1st Congressional District Republican candidate Rod Blum on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Iowa, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fort Bend Star

not Sam's Club

Here is more junk mail plus the usual ransom notices, threatening letters from debt collectors and former friends - I didn't actually know my dog was rabid.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas, Washington Post, Publishing, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat

Washington Examiner

Ted Cruz builds team for 2016

Sen. Ted Cruz is expanding his political operation, a move sure to stoke speculation that the Texas Republican plans to run for president in 2016 .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Graves, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Rick Perry, US Governors

Daily Kos

Republicans get Politico to carry their water

You think Ted Cruz isn't looking for a chance to build his brand by shutting down the government again? But the rest of the article is one big "but."

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics

The Washington Post

The 2016 presidential contenders are all basically Miley Cyrus

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media and supporters after he was booked at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center in Austin.

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Hannah Montana, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Texas abuzz about possible Perry-Cruz 2016 battle

In this Aug. 8, 2014 photo, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, delivers a speech to 2014 Red State Gathering attendees in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Fort Worth, TX

FOX23

Texas abuzz about possible Perry-Cruz 2016 battle

Texas Governor Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz during a press conference held at the front gate to Fort Hood about Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Fort Hood, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs

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